On Thursday, June 13, East Coast Garden Center staff celebrated its recognition as the 2019 No. 1 Garden Center in the country for staff certified with the Proven Winners plant brand. With 83 Proven Winners-certified employees, East Coast Garden Center has the most Proven Winners-certified employees in a single location in the U.S. Proven Winners offers flowering annuals, perennials and shrubs. Certification provides the staff with training in the characteristics, growth habits and care requirements of the Proven Winners plants, and customers also have access to the Proven Winners photo library, newsletters and Gardening Simplified magazine. The certified staff at the garden center were provided with a pizza party by Proven Winners.