Proven Plants: Southern Gardens highlights the 10 most proven plants in the 15 most popular categories of southern plants. It is a veritable Whos Who of plants for the South, reminding the reader of the plants that over time have proven their worthiness to be in every southern garden. This is the first regional work by author after very successful state-specific works. Author host HGTV show and writes a weekly column for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Author is an in-demand speaker at southern garden events.