68. POWER PLAY

Power is both a problem and a solution. It’s a disaster when used by few for the wrong reasons, it’s beautiful when harnessed by many for the right ones. This month we’re tapping into the power of plants, of connection, of love. “The most common way people give up their power is by believing they don’t have any”, said novelist Alice Walker. We’re empowered, because we believe.

Issue 68.
POWER PLAY

Plant / Life: Will Studd’s Edible Wonderland

GardensInternational cheese man Will Studd is a VERY passionate vegetable gardener.

Case Studies: Questions of Home, Plants and Power

Art & DesignAn art project by Felicity Jones and Mark Smith exploring the cultural and environmental impacts of the Wardian case.

Super Bloom: New Floral Frontiers in Public Planting Design

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

Touching the Earth: A Survey of Female Land Artists

Art & DesignLucy Munro shines a light on a bunch of acomplished and important land artists.

Obscure Edibles: Growing a Radical and Delicious New World

HarvestTwo queens of the vegetable patch share their favourite obscure edible plants. Get growing!

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EVENT: Art and the Garden: Bill Henson

Join internationally acclaimed artist Bill Henson in conversation with Georgina Reid at the Art Gallery of NSW on October 20.

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Fiona Brockhoff’s Sublime Garden Wonderland

Art & Design, GardensKarkalla is one of the great private gardens of Australia.

Landscape Architecture and the Garden

Art & DesignLandscape architect Bede Brennan explores the sometimes fraught relationship between landscape architecture and gardening.

Designer Profile: Juan Grimm

Art & Design, GardensWe chat with one of South America's most outstanding landscape designers, Juan Grimm.

Jeanne Baret’s Bougainvillea

Botanica, CultureThe unusual story of a ubiquitous plant.

Beauty and Courage: Thoughts on Life, Gardens and the Human Spirit

Culture, GardensThere is a garden near artist Katherine Throne's home that borders on bedlam...

Audacious Gardening: On Daring to Care

GardensA personal essay on life and gardening by Georgina Reid.

Seeking Refuge: How Australian Plants use Soil for Shelter

BotanicaRobert Champion explores the clever fire-shelter tactics of Australian plants.

Awakening the Activist: Right Here, Right Now

CultureWriter Freya Latona on what it means to be an environmental activist, right here, right now.

Life Lessons: Georgina Reid

PeopleLessons from the life of The Planthunter founder and editor.

Plant / Life: Lyle Filippe of Roraima Nursery

Gardens, PeopleA visit to the garden and nursery of a self-confessed plant hoarder.

Coming Home: The art of Tamara Dean

Art & DesignTamara's photographic work explores beautiful ways of saying painful things.