How have native Chinese plants changed Western gardens? Find out on a brand new episode of We Dig Plants. Carmen & Alice are joined by Dan Hinkley. Dan is an American plantsman, garden writer, horticulturist and nurseryman. He is best known for establishing Heronswood Nursery, in Kingston, Washington; and Windcliff, on the Kitsap Peninsula near Indianola, WA; and for collecting, propagating, and naming varieties of plants new to the North American nursery trade.

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“You can promote a plant for general cultivation at least until people can pronounce the name.” [07:00]