Podcast

Let’s Argue About Plants

The podcast for people who love plants but not always the same ones

About the Podcast

Brought to you by the editors of Fine Gardening, this fun, informative podcast tackles all things topical in gardening. You’ll listen to the insights (and polite arguments) of Executive Editor Danielle Sherry and Associate Editor Carol Collins as they discuss various horticultural subjects on a deeper level. You will also hear from today’s leading horticultural minds who will offer their wisdom and opinions about what you might want to grow in your garden. We guarantee that you’ll be entertained and feel like a better gardener.

  • Episode 124: Wish List Plants
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    Episode 124: Wish List Plants

    It doesn’t matter whether we’ve been naughty (Danielle) or nice (Carol) this year—we’re still going ahead and adding plenty of plants to our wish lists. We’re talking about trees that…

  • Episode 123: Listener Q & A
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    Episode 123: Listener Q & A

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not because it’s the holidays, but because it’s the annual Q&A episode here on Let’s Argue About Plants. When we put…

  • Episode 122: The Most Colorful Fall Plants
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    Episode 122: The Most Colorful Fall Plants

    Depending on where you live in North America, fall in the garden can bring anything from a flood of vibrant color to just the slightest hint of a new hue.…

  • Episode 121: Wicked Plants 
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    Episode 121: Wicked Plants

    They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky. They're all together ooky. Nope, it’s not the Addams family; it’s the array of wicked plants on today’s episode. It’s Halloween season,…

  • An Interview with Doug Tallamy
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    Episode 120: An Interview With Doug Tallamy

    We are very pleased to bring you a special episode of Let’s Argue About Plants today, featuring an interview with Douglas Tallamy, PhD, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at…

  • Episode 119: Favorite Sedums  
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    Episode 119: Favorite Sedums  

    What’s not to love about sedums? They’re drought tolerant, they attract pollinators, and they flower later in the season when not much else is going on in the garden. But…

  • Unusual Autumn Perennials
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    Episode 118: Unusual Autumn Perennials

    What gardener doesn’t like something a bit out of the ordinary? Especially when it’s a plant that puts on a serious show as the final curtain call is happening. Today…

  • Episode 117: Tender Plants Worth Saving
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    Episode 117: Tender Plants Worth Saving

    Nearly everyone can grow tropical plants outdoors during the summer months, but when the first frosts are forecasted, gardeners in colder climates know there will be some tough decisions ahead.…

  • Episode 116: Plants We Should Like, but Don’t
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    Episode 116: Plants We Should Like, but Don’t

    They’re tough, they’re hardy, they thrive in almost any location. So why don’t we love them? Give this episode a listen to hear about why—despite the many good attributes of…

  • Episode 115: Underrated Herbs
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    Episode 115: Underrated Herbs

    We all know and love parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. And then there’s sweet basil, which is perhaps the queen of all the herbs. But what about those herbs that…