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 polite arguments) of Executive Editor Danielle Sherry and Associate Editor Carol Collins 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 106: Spring Natives
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    Episode 106: Spring Natives

    Even though there’s still snow on the ground for many of us, warmer weather is most definitely on our brains. So today we’re going to be talking about native plants…

  • Episode 105: Underappreciated Veggies
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    Episode 105: Underappreciated Veggies

    There’s no reason to tell everyone how great ‘Brandywine’ tomatoes are because everyone already knows! And the same goes for ‘Blue Lake’ green beans or ‘Hot Wax’ peppers. We all…

  • Episode 104: Plants for Winter Interest  
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    Episode 104: Plants for Winter Interest  

    If you live in the Northeast, Mountain West, or Midwest, your idea of winter interest is certainly different from, say, a gardener's living in the South. Those of us who…

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    Episode 103: Seeds We’re Starting

    Is there a better time of year than seed-ordering season? You may shop for seeds online, or perhaps you prefer the analog version (like us) of paper catalogs. Regardless, ordering…

  • Episode 102: Favorite Self-Sowers
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    Episode 102: Favorite Self-Sowers

    What if you could have a garden that basically planted itself? The idea isn’t as far-fetched as you might think. Self-sowing plants are delightfully serendipitous plants that will happily disperse…

  • Episode 101: Berried Treasure
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    Episode 101: Berried Treasure

    Perhaps it’s the winter season we’re in right now, or perhaps we’re just hungry, but regardless, we have berries on the mind. This episode highlights some plants that provide us…

  • Episode 100: Wish List Plants
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    Episode 100: Wish List Plants

    Well, loyal listeners, it’s hard to believe, but this is our 100th episode! We cannot thank everyone out there who has stuck with us from the early days of trying…

  • Episode 99: Only Three Trees
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    Episode 99: Only Three Trees

    The thought of restricting most gardeners to only three of any plant might sound cruel. After all, what makes us happier than heading to the nursery to fill a shopping…

  • Episode 98: Upgraded Classics
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    Episode 98: Upgraded Classics

    Everyone likes an upgrade. Whether it’s a faster car or a more efficient cell phone, it’s hard to turn down a better version of something you already like. Plants are…

  • Episode 97: Native Alternatives
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    Episode 97: Native Alternatives to Common Plants

    Here at Let’s Argue About Plants, we’re big fans of native plants. Our gardens are filled with them, and for good reason: native plants are essential to the preservation and…