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Annuals – New for Spring.
Introduce yourself to the new varieties of annuals available this spring. Spring is greengate’s time to be over-run with new and exciting annual plants from one of our feature suppliers Proven Winners grown here in Alberta by our premium growers. Proven Winners cultivate, new and exciting varieties of annual plants to give your beds a unique look and feel every year. Proven winners pride themselves in, providing healthy, and hardy, plants. That o er just a bit more than regular annuals through growth habits and special traits like  owering without deadheading.
Annuals are an excellent way to ensure colour in your yard all summer long. Every Spring gardeners look for fresh ideas and innovative trends, as well as, time tested favourites. Look no further than your trusty greengate Garden Centres greenhouse where every spring there is something available for every yard and situation. Annuals can be used for borders, in beds, hanging baskets and window boxes, as well as to creep up walls or trellises. The variety of uses and colour combinations are endless.
Annuals are the hero’s of summer gardens with their continual blooming and their array of colors. They  ll the spots in gardens that can be under whelming, or become a feature of their own.
With Calgary’s short growing season, annuals should be planted in seedling form after the last chance of frost. When choosing a spot to plant, consider the annual’s growth habit. Tall plants may be best positioned at the backs of beds where they will not block the view of smaller plants.
When planting your annual plants, you can try something new or lean on an old favourite. We have new and exotic annuals from greengate’s  nest suppliers and Proven Winners.
Here is 2017’s Gardener’s Idea Book that will help you get started with everything Proven Winners. If you have any questions just stop in and confer with our Proven Winners certi ed sta .
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