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.

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    Episode 65: True Blue Beauties

    Blue—arguably the most elusive color in gardening. If you’ve ever bought a plant that touted “beautiful blue blooms” only to discover that when it flowered it was actually purple, you…

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    Episode 64: Plants for Massing

    Impact is created in many different ways in the garden. Sometimes you get impact from a single plant that has an interesting form or stunning color. Other times you get…

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    Episode 63: Color in the Shade

    When you think about shade, do you think about various different colors of green? Maybe a white-striped hosta if you’re lucky? You’re not alone. Many of us think that the…

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    Episode 62: Holy Cow—It Came Back!

    With the forever-changing and unpredictable winters we’ve all grown accustomed to, it’s hard to know what to expect each spring. Sometimes plants we never thought had a chance in hell…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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 more than two years now, we figured it was time we asked you guys—our loyal listeners—what pressing plant questions you have. We…