Gardening Simplified

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Introducing Gardening Simplified, a new 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.

Episode Date
Weeding by Example
Jun 08, 2024
The Hummingbird Show
Jun 01, 2024
Easy to Grow Plants
May 25, 2024
The Decorator's Approach to Gardening
May 18, 2024
A Celebration of Lilacs
May 11, 2024
Gardening Influences
May 04, 2024
Solutions for Shady Gardens and Landscapes
Apr 27, 2024
Plant Recipes to get your Garden Cooking
Apr 20, 2024
Meet the Beneficial Bugs in your Backyard
Apr 13, 2024
Spring things: what you need to know now in the garden
Apr 06, 2024
Fact or fiction? Spotting online plant scams
Mar 30, 2024
Can't-Miss Plants at the Garden Center this Year
Mar 23, 2024
Garden Tools: Is Your Shed Properly Stocked?
Mar 16, 2024
Problem-Solving with IPM
Mar 09, 2024
Cool Plants for Wet Soils and Celebrating Meteorological Spring!
Mar 02, 2024
Pruning Demystified & How Honey Bees Handle a Weird Spring
Feb 24, 2024
The When and Where of Growing from Seed & Interview on Leafjoy® Houseplants
Feb 17, 2024
Sun, Shade, Part-Shade - Explaining Plant Light Needs
Feb 10, 2024
Drought Tolerant Plants & Taking the Irritation Out of Irrigation - Interview with Tim DeGeest
Feb 03, 2024
Happiness with Houseplants (even gardenias!)
Jan 27, 2024
Layering Plants in the Garden and Landscape
Jan 20, 2024
2024 Plants of the Year
Jan 13, 2024
Listener Resolutions
Jan 06, 2024
Stacey and Rick’s New Year’s (Gardening) Resolutions
Dec 30, 2023
Garden Tunes and Birdman is Back
Dec 23, 2023
Everything Evergreen and Talking Tea With Debra Knapke
Dec 16, 2023
The New USDA Zone Map, and What It Means for You
Dec 09, 2023
Plant-Based Holiday Decor, Indoors and Out
Dec 02, 2023
Hydrangeas and the 2023 Polar Vortex
Nov 25, 2023
Vegetables: The Plants You Put On Your Plate
Nov 18, 2023
Going All-in on Native Plants - Or Not?!
Nov 11, 2023
Autumn Leaves Abound. Here’s How to Use Them to Your Advantage
Nov 04, 2023
It’s Plant Moving Time, so Let’s Get a Move On!
Oct 28, 2023
Choose Your Path Wisely - All About Garden Paths
Oct 21, 2023
Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned in the Garden
Oct 14, 2023
To Prune or Not to Prune? Cleaning-up the Garden in Fall
Oct 07, 2023
Key Elements for Fall Bulb Success
Sep 30, 2023
The Art of Enjoying Your Garden
Sep 23, 2023
Bonus Episode – Mailbag Edition
Sep 16, 2023
Rocking the Establishment: What It Means to Get a Plant “Established”
Sep 16, 2023
Fall-ing Into Place – Celebrating Our Second Year!
Sep 09, 2023
Reach Out and Touch Somebody’s Plants (Plants You Want to Touch and Ones You Don’t)
Sep 02, 2023
Getting Edgy: The Pain and Necessity of Your Garden’s Edges
Aug 27, 2023
Building Better Relationships With Your Neighbors Through Plants and Preventing Powdery Mildew
Aug 19, 2023
The Self-Sow Show
Aug 12, 2023
Plants That Beat the Heat and Interview With Brie The Plant Lady
Aug 05, 2023
The Blue Plants Show
Jul 29, 2023
The Summer Time (Gardening) Blues
Jul 22, 2023
Mid-Summer Vegetable Tips, Junipers as Hedging, and Growing Castor Beans
Jul 15, 2023
How to Pamper Your Plants, a Revolutionary Rose, and Interviewing Dr. Judson LeCompte
Jul 08, 2023
Do Plants Repel Mosquitoes? Plus: Why Your Hydrangea Isn’t Blooming, and Meet One That Definitely Does
Jul 01, 2023
South vs. North Gardening, Managing Fire Ants, and Garden Photography With Adriana
Jun 24, 2023
Vivacious Variegation, the Truth About Milky Spore, and Plant Breeder Megan Mathey
Jun 17, 2023
Watering Advice, a Game-Changing Spirea, Native Ferns, and the “Chelsea Chop”
Jun 10, 2023
Favorite Herbs, the Secret to Cilantro, and a New, Non-toxic Way to Manage Slugs
Jun 03, 2023
Advanced Annuals, Innovative Plants, Plant a Tree, Save a Bee! - Interviewing a Pollinator Expert
May 27, 2023
Why the Right Soil Matters, Hardening Off Plants, and Avoiding Oak Wilt
May 20, 2023
The Best Plants to Give Mom for Mother’s Day and a Rose Unlike Any Other
May 13, 2023
The Fundamentals of Container Gardening and the Birdman is Back!
May 06, 2023
Flower Farming, Forsythia, and Fabulous Container Design Tips with Renee Clermont
Apr 29, 2023
The Appeal of Perennials - Favorites, Care Tips, and More!
Apr 22, 2023
Spring Blooming Trees and Interview With Amphibian Expert - The Gator
Apr 15, 2023
The Best Tips and Plants for Beginning Gardeners
Apr 08, 2023
How De-vine! Tips for Clematis and Composting
Apr 01, 2023
Climbers, Twiners, and Vines - Oh My! & Interview With the Birdman
Mar 25, 2023
Living on the Hedge - Best Plants for Hedges And Composting Explained - Interview With Justin Morgan From Morgan Composting
Mar 18, 2023
How to Help Hummingbirds and the Age of the Brussels Sprouts
Mar 11, 2023
Tips for Selecting and Growing Tomatoes and Shrub Madness the Ultimate Plant Bracket
Mar 04, 2023
Tips for Specimen Plants, Spring Bulbs Emerging, and Flaco the Owl
Feb 25, 2023
Favorite Fragrant Plants and Planning for Canning With the Canning Diva, Diane Devereaux
Feb 18, 2023
How to Keep House Plants Happy, When to Prune Mountain Hydrangeas, and Much More!
Feb 11, 2023
How to Make Your Garden Benefit Monarch Butterflies
Feb 04, 2023
The Buzz About Bees – How to Make Your Garden Bee Friendly, Interview with Beekeeper Don Snoeyink
Jan 28, 2023
Dormancy vs Hibernation, Shrubs that Hit Snooze on Spring, and Frozen Succulents
Jan 21, 2023
2023 Plants of the Year, Bulbs Emerging in Winter, and the World’s Oldest Chicken
Jan 14, 2023
Moon Gardens, Small Spaces, Cut Flowers – 2023 Gardening Trends and Puffer Fish® Panicle Hydrangea
Jan 08, 2023
Lessons From the Garden, Viburnum Pollination, and New Year’s Traditions
Dec 31, 2022
Sounds to Listen for in the Garden and All About North Pole® Arborvitae
Dec 24, 2022
Birds, Berries, and Astronomical vs Meteorological Winter with Meteorologist Ellen Bacca
Dec 17, 2022
Celtic Mythology, Native Holly, and Plant Spacing
Dec 10, 2022
Winter Care for Roses and Panicle Hydrangea Developments
Dec 03, 2022
Deer Resistant Plants, Boxwood Beauty, and Benefits of Mulch
Nov 26, 2022
Decorative Holiday Containers and Thanksgiving Favorites
Nov 19, 2022
Winter Containers, Moist vs Well-Drained Soil, and More!
Nov 12, 2022
Autumn Aromas, Gatsby Pink®, and Understanding IPM
Nov 05, 2022
The Canna King, Growing Garlic, and Brandywine™ Viburnum
Oct 29, 2022
Living Plant Fossils, Temple of Bloom®, and Ivy Issues
Oct 22, 2022
Daylight Saving Time, Legend of the Fall®, and More!
Oct 15, 2022
Decumbent Growth, All About Aronia, and Baby “Bloomers”
Oct 08, 2022
Garden Fatigue, Sassafras, and Record Breaking Pumpkins
Oct 01, 2022
Harvest Moon, Bioluminescent Mushrooms, and Smokebush
Sep 24, 2022
Fall: Must-Have Colors and Must-Pull Weeds
Sep 22, 2022
Why Flower Color Fades in Summer
Sep 22, 2022