Rick Vuyst

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Rick Vuyst is a radio and TV personality in West Michigan. Known for his "thank you very mulch!" approach to gardening and life, Rick has "mow"-tivated gardeners young and old by giving them a good swift kick in the plants with a sense of "humus".

w: http://thankyouverymulch.com/

e: view email rickvuyst.vuyst7@gmail.com


Rick Vuyst is a business owner of 3 garden centers,  a writer for Women's Lifestyle magazine, host of the Award winning

Flowerland show on WOOD radio and Mr Green Thumb TV personality on ABC affiliate WZZM TV 13 in West Michigan.


Rick Vuyst uses his lifetime experience as a business owner, TV personality, Radio host, writer and speaker to make

gardening fun and healthy for all ages. His unique "punny" approach has entertained audiences for over 20 years

as he motivates others with a quick kick in the "plants". Packaging practical gardening advice, Rick calls himself a self

made "entre-manure" who thinks both gardening and exercise should be fun....not work. The yard and garden opens up

a landscape of opportuntity to better ourselves and others who want a "root" awakening. Don't get caught with your "plants"

down, Rick will use his "tulips" and speak to you putting a smile on your face and planting some ideas in your head!


Grand Rapids Michigan 49509

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  • Green Thumbs up!
  • Mr Green Thumb WZZM TV 13 ABC affiliate West Michigan
  • Winner of 5 MAB awards for broadcast excellence
  • Rick Vuyst host of the Flowerland show WOOD radio

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Audience Reviews

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Inspiring, Knowlegeable & Entertaining

Pam Spring from Grand Rapids, MI - 08/18/2016 10:28:23

Rick Vuyst is the foremost gardening expert in West Michigan and beyond. He is both knowledgable and entertaining. Rick is great at giving the audience useful gardening advice, information and ideas. His enthusiasm for plants and flowers, as well as for creating an attractive outdoor living space, will inspire the audience. His delivery style is fun and entertaining.

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Very entertaining and knowledgeable presenter

Mary Thompson from Wyoming, MI - 08/17/2016 16:09:52

I have sat in on several of Rick's presentations at the West Michigan Home and Garden Show. They have been both entertaining and informational. I have been able to incorporate many of the things he discussed, including a number of plants, growing techniques and container gardening ideas, into my own garden. I would highly recommend him as a speaker.

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