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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?

#68: Power Play

From The EditorPower 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 harnessing the power of plants, of thought, 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.

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!

Fiona Brockhoff’s Sublime Garden Wonderland

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

Welcome to Our New Website!

CultureFind out more about our new website design and re-branding

Landscape Architecture and the Garden

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

A Guide to Creating a Garden of Erotic Delights

Culture, GardensDesign a garden with sexy times in mind!

Jeanne Baret’s Bougainvillea

Botanica, CultureThe unusual story of a ubiquitous plant.

#71: Earthly Delights

From The EditorIt’s easy to forget sometimes just how wondrous it is to be alive. How glorious our home…

Designer Profile: Juan Grimm

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

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...

Awakening the Activist: Right Here, Right Now

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

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.

Seeking Refuge: How Australian Plants use Soil for Shelter

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