Speeches for Groups or Events:

I Just Wet My Plants: A lighthearted look at the world of gardening and its interaction with human nature. How we relate to our daily landscape of life.

Operation Rumination: A look at selfless service and how with passion we can make barriers fall. The difference between healthy and unhealthy rumination.

I Need To Change My Plants: What the landscape teaches us about adapting and reinventing ourselves moving forward.

Speaking: Thursday May 16 Nibbles Novels and New Beginnings The Legacy in Hastings Michigan

Speaking and book signing: Schuler’s Books and Music. A very special evening with some of the veterans of Operation Rumination the evening before Armed Forces Day Friday, May 17, 2019 – 7:00pm



Memorial Day Parade Conklin Michigan 11 AM mainstreet

Kent District Library Caledonia Township Branch Noon June 1 for talk and booksigning. Address is 6260 92nd St, 49316.

Speaking: Monday June 10 Silversides Museum Muskegon Michigan Operation Rumination


Speaking: Spring Lake District Library I Just Wet My Plants and Operation Rumination July 30 7 PM


Speaking: Kentwood Garden Club October 16 Kentwood Library 7 PM

Speaking: Rockford Garden Club  December 10 Rockford United Methodist Church, 159 Maple St. NE, Rockford, MI 49341 at 7:00 p.m

Speaking: January 8, 2020 I Just Wet my Plants and Operation Rumination Kent Garden Club

Speaking: Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Friday, October 9, 2020

I am available for speaking engagements for your group or event. Go to “contact” on this website and send me a message!

-Rick Vuyst








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