Introducing Gardening Simplified, a radio show and podcast from Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs.

Hosted by life-long gardeners Rick Vuyst and Stacey Hirvela, the Gardening Simplified show is designed to share our love of plants and gardening.  Whatever your skill or experience level, you’ll find something interesting, useful, and just plain fascinating in every episode.

Got gardening questions? We’d love to help! Click on “contact us” above to send us a message. We answer listener questions on every episode.

Listen to Gardening Simplified on Wood Radio in Grand Rapids, 1300AM or WKBZ 106.9FM, Saturdays at 9am and Sundays at 7pm. You can also watch the show on YouTube, or listen on your favorite podcast platform:

The Gardening Simplified Team

Latest Show Recordings

Pink rose of Sharon flowers bloom on a plant with variegated foliage.

Episode 92 – Weeding by Example

Ah, weeds – maybe the #1 thing that discourages people from gardening. But weeds are interesting and become a lot easier to manage when you apply some basic IPM principles. Featured shrub: Sugar Tip rose of Sharon.

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A white lacecap panicle hydrangea flower is visited by a female swallowtail butterfly.

Episode 90 – Easy To Grow Plants

What makes a plant easy to grow? Planting it in the right place, for one. We’ll elaborate on that and share other tips for selecting and growing plants to simplify gardening! Featured shrub: Little Quick Fire panicle hydrangea.

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