Because of the family it's in, poison ivy gives off great colors in the fall. Often you can get red, yellow and orange all on the same plant.
Does your yard, specifically your soil need help? If so, Rick says now is the perfect time to repair it before the snow starts flying.
We've had a very pleasant Autumn thus far, but eventually reality is going to hit. Before it does, Rick Vuyst says there are a few things you may want to do in your landscaping.
If you don't follow Rick's tips on proper lawn care, he says you are a Weapon of Grass Destruction. You know, cutting your lawn too short in the Summer, instead of raising the deck and leaving it longer.
You've heard of frequent flyer miles, but this week Rick Vuyst is teaching us about "frequent flower miles."
About a decade ago, emerald ash borer created a problem for ash trees across the lower peninsula; many trees died or had to be cut down due to the borer.
Budleia or Butterfly bushes are starting to wrap up their bloom this time of year, but Rick Vuyst still considers them some of his "August Stars".
Just a few weeks ago, Rick Vuyst noticed a couple of plants in his garden looked a little behind schedule.
In the dog days of August, your landscape plants may need a little pick-me-up. Greenthumb Rick Vuyst shares his tips in the attached video.
Due to the hot temperatures we saw in July, Rick says your tomato plants may need some extra attention.
Have a lot of buds on your cucumber plants, but not actual cucumbers? You may need to help the plants do a little pollinating.
Recently a friend of his took temperature readings around his lawn in San Antonio, Texas and found mulch made a big difference in dropping the temperatures nearly 20 degrees, which is very important during this hot spell.
Every rose has some thorns.
Greenthumb Rick Vuyst says is important to prune your tomatoes, otherwise the plant will focus too much energy and nutrients into the foliage.
Do you have Sod Web Worm? Well, if you have some webbing in your grass, you may have it.
Deer might be munching on your landscaping foliage, costing you "bucks" this Spring.
Due to the cool, wet spring we've had, aphids are causing trouble on foliage this year in the landscaping.
Many flowers growing right outside are edible.
Rick Vuyst says every good plant needs a companion, especially when planting a vegetable garden.
There are several different types of tomatoes, but they all have one thing in common. Good soil conditions are very important for getting the tastiest tomatoes.
When putting together a potted plant, Rick says think of "WAM" - not the band from the 1980's, but the acronym.
Rick says the number one concern on West Michiganders' minds right now is weeds.
Arbor Day weekend is here, and our local "tree hugger" Rick Vuyst says now is the time to spray against the White Pine Weavel, before they do damage.
Despite the cold weather, spring is here. You may have noticed your Witch Hazel Trees showing some life already.