Proven Winners Certified Garden Center


Vern Goers Greenhouse Is Now Certified

 By Proven Winners® iGarden Garden Center Training Program

Employees at Vern Goers Greenhouse have completed the necessary training to become a 2011 Proven Winners® Certified Garden Center. This program provides garden center owners and employees with up-to-date information so they can assist consumers in choosing and growing Proven Winners plants. As a 2011 Certified Garden Center, employees have successfully completed a training program and test, which evaluated their gardening knowledge and ability to assist customers with questions about plant performance, characteristics, and care. Each spring a new training program is distributed that highlights new Proven Winners introductions and reviews existing products to ensure that employees have the most current and comprehensive information.

According to Marshall Dirks, Director of Marketing for Proven Winners, "A knowledgeable sales
staff increases the chances consumers have for success with their plant purchases. Proven
Winners is committed to making sure that employees have the resources necessary to stay

Proven Winners is an international marketing cooperative comprised of some of the world's best
propagators. As a group, they are dedicated to developing new hybrid color varieties that will
perform well for both the grower and consumer. Proven Winners plants are found in more than
13,000 retailers in North America. For more information about Proven Winners visit

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