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Introducing the Planthunter Ode Project

CultureImagine an untamed and entangled garden of words that whisper, shout, murmur and yell of the beauty and importance and value of the natural world! Ode with us.

The Earth is in Her Hands

CultureA conversation with the author of new book featuring 75 leading women of plants.

Jac Semmler’s Mad Perennial Garden

GardensJac Semmler has created a perennial wonderland in suburban Melbourne. A bit of whimsy, a bunch of madness and a lot of fun!

#72: GRACE

From The EditorWe are gracious, we are graceless, we are occasionally graceful. We try, we fail, we try…

Once Upon a Tree War

CultureBede Brennon dives into a complex and venomous debate over weeds and street trees in a quiet country town.

Designing Abundance with Claudia West

Art & Design, PeopleA conversation with trailblazing landscape architect and ecological design advocate, Claudia West

The Man Who Writes Lists: A Fire Story

CultureBird watcher and botanist Max James's property 'vaporised' in the 2020 Australian bushfires. This is Max's story, told by his daughter Clare.

A Smorgasbord of Beautiful Madness

GardensTake a wander around a collection of wondrous, wild and joyful gardens.

Calling all Citizen Scientists and Dead Tree Detectives

BotanicaDust off your Hamburg hat, dig out your camera and get your notebook ready. There’s a mystery unfolding across Australia, and your help is needed to unravel it.

Seven Billion Burnt Trees

BotanicaA conversation about plants and bushfire with Brett Summerell, Chief Botanist at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Breathing Fire

CultureAn essay by Georgina Reid exploring questions of relationship and imagination in the wake of the Australian bushfires.

Stefan Burger is a Cacti Chaser

BotanicaStefan is the real, spiky, deal. We chat with him about his cacti hunting adventures in Chile, weird plant adaptations and more.

#71: Twenty-Twenty

From The EditorMillions of hectares of fire. Billions of trees, shrubs, insects, burnt. Hundreds of millions of animals,…

Poem: This Here, This Now

CultureA poem by Georgina Reid.

Musk Cottage: Rick Eckersley’s Rogue Garden

GardensAcclaimed Australian garden designer Rick Eckersley is a rogue. So is his garden. So is his upcoming book.

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