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 100: Wish List Plants
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    Episode 100: Wish List Plants

    Well loyal listeners, it’s hard to believe, but this is our 100th episode! We cannot thank everyone out there who has stuck with us from the early days of trying…

  • Episode 99: Only Three Trees
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    Episode 99: Only Three Trees

    The thought of restricting most gardeners to only three of any plant might sound cruel. After all, what makes us happier than heading to the nursery to fill a shopping…

  • Episode 98: Upgraded Classics
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    Episode 98: Upgraded Classics

    Everyone likes an upgrade. Whether it’s a faster car or a more efficient cell phone, it’s hard to turn down a better version of something you already like. Plants are…

  • Episode 97: Native Alternatives
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    Episode 97: Native Alternatives to Common Plants

    Here at Let’s Argue About Plants, we’re big fans of native plants. Our gardens are filled with them, and for good reason: native plants are essential to the preservation and…

  • Episode 96: Favorite Ornamental Grasses
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    Episode 96: Favorite Ornamental Grasses

    Nothing says fall in the garden more than the sight of ornamental grasses pluming. It goes right along with all other things that signal the season change—the kids going back…

  • Podcast 95: Unexpected Fall Color
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    Episode 95: Unexpected Fall Color

    Since the Let’s Argue About Plants podcast is based in New England, we know all about fall color. This time of year is a favorite for most of our staffers,…

  • Episode 94: Bulbs On Our Shopping List
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    Episode 94: Bulbs on Our Shopping List

    Fall is a wonderful time of year for gardeners for so many reasons. The weather finally cools down, so you can actually weed and prune without breaking a sweat. Many…

  • Episode 93: Tropicals We Wish We Grew
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    Episode 93: Tropicals We Wish We Grew

    You know you’re a hardcore gardener when you dream about moving to the tropics—not for the beaches and tiki drinks, but because that would enable you to grow so many…

  • Episode 92 : Favorite Plant Pairings
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    Episode 92: Favorite Plant Pairings

    Peas and carrots. Peanut butter and jelly. Batman and Robin. If this were Jeopardy, the correct answer would be “What are perfect pairings?” On this episode, we’re talking about two…

  • Episode 91: Drought-Tolerant Plants
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    Episode 91: Drought-Tolerant Plants

    It pretty much seems like drought is the norm these days. No matter where you live—East Coast, West Coast, or anywhere in between—periods of no rain are commonplace. Some gardeners…