70. LIGHT YEARS

Time and transformation, darkness and illumination, mystery and magic. This month we’re shining bright. We’re exploring the night sky; we’re gardening by the stars; we’re dancing for ecological transformation; We’re dying to dye; and we’re visiting one of Australia’s great gardens. In short, we’re seeing 2019 out with a BANG. Surf the stardust with us.

Issue 70.
LIGHT YEARS

Nocturnal Medicine: Dancing in the Dark

Art & DesignAn interview with Michelle Shofet and Larissa Belcic of New York based design studio, Nocturnal Medicine

In the Stars: Astro-Gardening and Horticultural Horoscopes

BotanicaWhat can your zodiac sign tell you about your gardening persona?

Sasha Duerr is a Natural Dyer, Artist & Alchemist

Art & Design, PeopleA chat with natural dyer extraordinaire, Sasha Duerr

Into the Darkness: Light Pollution and the Dark Sky Movement

CultureWhat do we lose when the lights stay on? Emma Simms on light pollution, the Dark Sky Movement and more.

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Microbial Love: An Earthy Chat With the Land Gardeners

Botanica, HarvestA guide to deep soil appreciation with two of the most fanatical composters we've ever met.

What Tree Will You Be When You Die?

CultureCreating new life from death with memorial forests.

On the Other Side of Loss Lies Love

CultureA personal exploration of the relationship between ecological grief and transformation by Georgina Reid

Garden Visit: Ben Shaw’s Permaculture Oasis

GardensVisit a lush and delicious permaculture garden with us!

Ghostly Gardens and Earthly Memories

GardensA tale of ghost gardens and stories from the soil.

Dancing with Diversity: Climate-Proofing Nardoo Hills Reserve

BotanicaAn innovative and ambitious approach to restoration ecology at Nardoo Hills Bush Heritage reserve

Healing Women, Healing the Earth: An interview with Jane Hardwicke Collings

CultureFreya Latona chats with women's mysteries teacher and founder of the school of sharmanic womencraft, Jane Hardwicke-Collings.

Plants are not Objects: A Spiky Photo Essay

GardensA visit to the Huntington Desert Garden and a lesson in non-objectification of plants.

Super Bloom: New Floral Frontiers in Public Planting Design

GardensWhat does it take to make engaging, dynamic and loved public spaces?