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Gardening With Soul

PeopleThere is something very poetic about a gardening nun, don’t you think? Jess Feast, a documentary maker…

The Dirt: Nick Ritar

Gardens, Harvest, PeopleAn interview with Milkwood Permaculture co-founder Nick Ritar about murdering plants, food ethics and connection.

Artist Sonia Rentsch: Weapons & Nature

Art & DesignWhen I think of still life art what springs to mind are 19th century paintings by Paul…

Are Our Minds Broken?

CultureA meandering essay on the human/nature relationship.

Do-It-Yourself Flower Power

How-ToLast week we published a story on the origins of the term ‘flower power’ by Lucy Kaldor.

Power: A Poetry Playlist

CultureSome biologists will tell you that the beautiful ecosystems plants create are really war zones, but this…

Plant/Life: Ian McMaugh

Gardens, PeopleVisit a wild inner city garden with us!

Power to the Flower

CultureIf flowers symbolise love, what does it mean to poke a carnation down the loaded barrel of a soldier’s gun?

Guess I’ll Go Eat Worms: A Guide to Worm Farming

PeopleMan’s best friend is not the four legged canine, as popular culture would have you believe. In…

Floral Amulets

Art & DesignAmulets are one of the most ancient forms of magic, having long been used in spiritual traditions…

Conversations With Plants

PeopleWhen I was about seven years old my best friend and I did an experiment where we…

Recipe: Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad

HarvestA few years back, the marketing term ‘superfood’ surfaced, starting a craze of slamming down blueberries, while…

The Battle for Supremacy: Plants vs. People

CultureA brilliant essay by artist and thinker Karina Jean Sharpe on the power struggle between people and plants.

Issue #7: POWER

From The EditorWell, this could be a big one. Power is one of those tricky words. It can mean…

Tree Planting Ceremonies

CultureLong before there was talk of ‘managing’ forests, humans relied on trees in almost every facet of…

Fermented Memories

CultureThe strongest memories are usually triggered by smell, a scent that sends you back in time.  But…

Plant/Life: Jonathan West & Family

Gardens, PeopleIn what could be the most exciting plant news since the discovery of the Wollemi pine, this…

Melissa Hirsch: Fibre Artist

PeopleThe origins of working with plant fibres are ancient. Evidence suggests the Peruvians began spinning cotton fibres…