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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 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…

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Episode 51: Great Grasses

    As gardeners, we love ornamental grasses for a plethora of reasons: They have great texture, they attract wildlife, many are native to North America. But, there are several options out…

  • Podcast: Let's Argue About Plants

    Episode 50: Top 50 Plants

    Wow! We've done 50 episodes so far of Let’s Argue About Plants, and to celebrate that achievement we decided to do two things. First, we’ll drink lots of champagne (well,…

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    Episode 49: Visit to Quackin’ Grass Nursery

    Quackin’ Grass Nursery in Brooklyn, Connecticut has some of the most unique plants imaginable. Their selection of perennials, trees, and shrubs is pretty much unrivaled in the New England area.…

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    Episode 48: Best Small Trees

    It’s said that every great garden should have at least one tree. They serve as focal points, give the garden structure, and generally just help a landscape look more mature.…

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    Episode 47: Plants for Wet Areas

    Mucky, soggy, squishy when it rains—all of these describe the ideal conditions for the plants we talk about on this episode. Not everyone has a pond edge to deal with,…

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    Episode 46: Lesser-known Fall Stars

    The temperatures have started to drop here in New England, so we thought it was the perfect time to highlight some of our favorite fall plants. These are options that…

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