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Proven Winners – Partners in Profitability

Proven Winners is proud to support everyone in our industry, from the professional growers down to the individual gardener looking for high value products and performance in their gardens. Proven Winners also wants to get involved in helping Independent Garden Centers (IGC’s) grow their business.

A couple of new concepts from PW in 2017 includes their first ever National Plant of the Year, 3 seasonal National Combos, a National PW Perennial of the Year, and a National PW Shrub of the Year.

Here are just a few of the tools that Proven Winners offers to professional growers:

2018 Spring National Combo - Lilac Festival
2018 Summer National Combo - Summerfest
2018 Fall National Combo - Enchanted Garden

Live Trends Design Group – Plants in Modern Décor

At LiveTrends, the goal is to provide living plants and accessories that are uniquely designed to bridge art, design and purpose with the upwardly moving décor needs of the mass-market in North America.

LiveTrends Design Group is committed to turning the ordinary plant into extraordinary long-lasting home décor. We rely on our sharp trend intuition, design expertise, and horticultural know-how to deliver solid results with unforgettable products to the retail-ready market. Built on innovation and originality, each home product is branded with the LiveTrends trademark and ships with unique POP tray systems for easy merchandising.

Most of LiveTrends product line can be shipped directly to your door via Fed Ex Ground Service. LiveTrends won a couple of awards at the 2016 TPIE for best display and Cool New Products.

2018 Programs include their year round Modern CORE collection items. their Slow Living CORE collections and thumbnail images and availability dates for all the Live Trends items for spring 2018.

For more information on LiveTrends, please contact us.

2017 Perennial Plant of the Year

Asclepias tuberosa

  • Native Butterfly weed
  • Monarch Butterfly love them
  • Excellent pollinator for bees and other butterflies
  • Easy to grow, very ornamental
  • Vibrant flower color
  • Tolerates drier conditions
  • Grows best in full sun
  • Hardy zones 3 to 9

2017 Hosta of the Year

Hosta ‘Brother Stefan’

  • Corrugated golden foliage – w/blue-green border
  • Big and Bold
  • Flowers are large and prized by hummingbirds
  • 20 inches tall and 3 feet wide
  • Flower scapes in late spring up to 2′ above foliage
  • Picture courtesy of Walters Gardens
  • Hardy zones 3 to 9