You’ve heard of “right plant, right place,” but what the heck does it mean? Listen to this quick podcast to learn more.




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Red, pink, and yellow primroses shown in a landscape with mulch and planted using the phrase "right plant, right place"



Today’s Topic: 

Right Plant, Right Place

In this podcast, you’ll learn why it’s important to have a basic understanding of this age-old gardening phrase, and how you can use it in your own yard.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Quick introduction to this phrase.
  • Its importance to gardening and proper plant care.
  • Resources and links for more information.


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Right Plant, Right Place

This phrase has been around for many years and refers to how and where you plant the plants in your garden. 

In general, this phrase, “right plant, right place,” should make you think of how and where to place your plants based on their growing needs and the best conditions for that plant. Listen to this podcast for more on that!


If you aren’t sure what your cold hardiness zone is, at least in the US, you can find out below:


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And, if you have more questions on how to care for your plants after you’ve planted them, please email us and let us know.



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