Each yard is different, but we all have similar problems when it comes to planting. There's either too much sun or not enough. The soil isn't quite right for the plants we want to have. These things are all ones you can work around, if you know how to do it. That's where some help might come in handy.

Our Greenthumb expert Rick Vuyst and Steve Zaagman share some tips on how to handle having lots of shade in your yard, and what to do if you have sandy soil.

You can catch Greenthumb segments on WZZM 13 Morning News every Saturday.

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Mackenzie is a producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.