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.

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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…

  • Episode 90: Favorite Workhorses
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    Episode 90: Favorite Workhorses

    Right about now you might be asking yourself, “What exactly is a workhorse plant?” In our minds it is a plant that asks little from us but delivers a whole…

  • Episode 89: Just Four Perennials
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    Episode 89: Just Four Perennials

    Do you ever find yourself recommending the same handful of plants to friends and neighbors? We do. These might not be the splashiest of plants or even the ones that…

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    Episode 88: Memory Plants

    We’re pulling on those heart strings for this episode—much to Steve’s chagrin. That’s because we’re talking about plants in our gardens that make us of think of something, someone, or…

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    Episode 87: Plants to Build a Bed Around

    For those who are a little confused by this episode’s theme, let us try to explain. Yes, all garden beds are built with plants. But there are certain plants that…

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    Episode 86: Favorite Container Plants

    Spring has long ago sprung, and now that all the pruning, dividing, and mulching is done, we’re ready to plant up our containers. Like many of you, we are tempted…