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 arguments) of Executive Editor Danielle Sherry and Editor-at-Large Steve Aitken 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 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…

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    Episode 85: Fragrant Plants

    Alternate titles for this episode: Plants That Stink or Smell This Episode. Kidding aside, lovely smelling plants are a bonus that every garden deserves. We all spend so much time…

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    Episode 84: Underappreciated Plants for Spring

    It’s easy to get excited about the first tulip or even the first dandelion in the yard (OK—that might be a stretch). But what about those plants that don’t get…

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    Episode 83: Shrubs for Shade

    Finding interesting plants for shade can be a struggle but when you add in the desire for that plant to be a woody shrub, the list narrows even more. But…

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    Episode 82: Spring Trees

    Despite there still being snow on the ground here in the Northeast, we’re thinking spring. Yes, there are daffodils and tulips to look forward to, but perhaps even more impressive…

  • Episode 81 Disco in-FERN-oh
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    Episode 81: Disco in-FERN-oh

    If that title doesn’t grab you, nothing will! We’re talking all things ferns, including East Coast natives, West Coast natives, selections that are from prehistoric times, and even a climbing…

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    Episode 80: New Plants

    With so many events canceled in the last year, we sure are happy that the plant breeders still decided to unveil a healthy crop of new plants for us to…