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.

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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…

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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…

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    Episode 79: Listener Q & A

    Asking listeners to submit questions for our annual Q & A episode is a bit like sending out party invitations (pre-COVID) and hoping that someone shows up. Thankfully, you guys…

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    Episode 78: Best Clematis

    Truth be told, Steve and Danielle don’t grow many clematis. But over their many, many years at Fine Gardening, they’ve researched and written a lot about this genus. In doing…

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    Episode 77: Year in Review

    What can we say about 2020 that hasn’t already been said? With all the bad that occurred, one positive for the staffers at FG was more time spent in our…

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    Episode 76: Wish List Plants for 2021

    It’s that time of year when we dream of all the plants we’d buy if a blank check showed up in our stockings. Some are weird, some are workhorses we…

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    Episode 75: Variegated for Shade

    Shade, generally speaking, can be dark, dreary, and difficult to garden in. It’s hard enough finding a plant that requires not all that much sunlight, let alone one that has…