I love attending the annual Spring Trials, as it’s a chance to see firsthand the latest and greatest from well-respected growers around the country. And even though the plants won’t be available for purchase until 2015, it’s exciting to know what we can look forward to. The temptation to grab a few and run is sometimes overwhelming, as I can’t stand to wait an entire year to try them in my own garden. It’s sort of like peeking under your parents’ bed to see what you’ll be getting for your birthday. Hands off – you’ll just have to wait!
This past weekend I toured Proven Winners spring trials to see what fabulous surprises they have in store for us next year. Here are a few of my favorite annuals, perennials and shrubs:read more