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Issue #5: THEATRE

From The EditorAccording to a wise man I know, theatre is the closest artform to gardening because they are…

The Garden Designer As Theatre Director

GardensI suppose one of the great experiences of theatre is being present for a unique moment in…

Growing A Green Thumb: Part 1

How-ToBlack thumbs don’t exist. Nor do green thumbs. Thumbs are generally pinkish coloured and everyones’ looks the…

Art With Heart

Art & DesignPhillippa Carnemolla is a Sydney based industrial designer, jeweller and PhD scholar and spent 2013 as…

When Rotten Goes Right

HarvestBacteria have been unfairly judged. From an early age, we are taught to fear it, avoid it,…

No Patriotism in Exaggeration

CultureOn the second-last day of the 1888-1889 Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition a new photographic exhibit appeared in…

Tattoos, Beards and Flowers

Art & DesignAn interview with tough guy photographer Brock Elbank, who enjoys taking photos of beards, tattoos, and flowers. Yep flowers. Soft, ethereal and beautifully feminine flowers.

It’s Tool Time!

GoodsIt is a myth to say that garden hardware is all utilitarian and ugly. In fact, we…

Diego Bonetto: The Weedy One

PeopleIt’s a hot afternoon in March when I catch the train to an arts centre in western…

Issue #4: MYTH

From The EditorI once left a freshly picked pumpkin outside in a full moon and it turned into a…

Worlds End Farm

HarvestWhen I think of shelter, in my head I see four walls and a roof. My heart,…

Plant Portraits

Art & DesignWhy are ugly babies and dangerously adored pooches the only ones who get the opportunity for studio…

A Beautiful, Purposeful Anarchy

GardensA gorgeous and heartfelt story by artist Genevieve Carrol about her wild garden in Hill End and the shelter it has provided her.

For The Love of a Canopy

BotanicaFreddie Mercury once sang ‘Open your eyes. Look up to the skies and see.’ An old art…

The Choirgirl Hotel

Botanica, CultureDive head first into the beautiful madness of the Choirgirl Hotel!

Boabs: Ancient Trees, Modern Needs

Botanica, CultureThe boab is the plant world’s most ardent multi-tasker. This native tree might tread the line between ugly…

Hope Gardens

Art & DesignWhat does the concept of shelter mean to someone without a home? Is it a distant dream,…

Food as Shelter: A Recipe

HarvestIn our homes there exists an inextricable web of food experiences, memories and stories that provide us…