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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 Editor-in-Chief Steve Aitken and Senior Editor Danielle Sherry 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.

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Episode 61: What We’re Starting From Seed

    It’s been a long winter and a less-than-stellar start to spring, so naturally we went a little overboard on the seed starting this year. While Steve purchased and started mostly…

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    Episode 60: Why Am I Not Growing This?

    For years these plants have been on our lists of must-haves—but they have tragically never made it into the garden. Why? Truthfully it’s probably because both Steve and Danielle suffer…

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Episode 59: Northwest Flower and Garden Festival Review

    Over the course of the past several years, the staff of Fine Gardening has visited A LOT of flower and garden shows across North America. But one show that takes…

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Ep. 58 Architectural Plants

    It may seem weird to talk about a garden having “architecture,” but it’s an essential component of a good design. Plants with stunning form—be it shockingly upright, or maybe acutely…

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Episode 57: Visit to Logee’s Greenhouses

    We’re taking the podcast on the road again and this time we traveled to Logee’s Greenhouses in Danielson, Connecticut. Known countrywide as a mecca for houseplant and tropical plant lovers,…

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    Episode 56: Listener Q & A

    Since we’ve been at this podcasting game for 2+ years now, we figured it was time we asked you guys—our loyal listeners—what pressing plant questions you have. We got questions…

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    Episode 55: Best Natives

    Some people say plant all native plants. Some people say plant a mix of native and ornamental options. Whichever side you may be on, the plants we highlight today are…

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Episode 54: Splurge Plants

    On this episode we’re daring to dream big and talking about which plants we’d be willing to spend an entire paycheck on. We’re calling these coveted gems "splurge plants." A…

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Episode 53: Successes and Failures

    What better to way to wrap up the year of gardening with an airing of our grievances against all those plants that never quite lived up to their potential this…

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Episode 52: Holiday Wish List

    Happy holidays, LAAP listeners! It’s hard to believe that another gardening season is now (nearly) in the books. As we think ahead to the New Year—and spring 2020—we’re thinking about…

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