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DIY Pomanders

How-ToI’m actually quite Grinch-like when it comes to Christmas celebrations. I never intended to be this way,…

Visions of Utopia

Art & Design, GoodsI reckon if The Planthunter launched a textile range, it would look very much like the fabric…

Trackside Farming in Mumbai

HarvestIn early 2013 Dutch photographer Henk Wildschut visited Mumbai, the largest city in India and one of…

A Celebration of Cactus

PeopleA chat with cactus collector Lester Meyers, of Gilgandra in north western NSW

Foraged Floral Wreaths

How-ToWreaths are a traditional part of Christmas celebrations, but they are also a beautiful thing to create…

Issue #2: CELEBRATION

From The EditorIt’s December. The beginning of summer and the end of the year. It’s a time of bare…

A Salute to The Tree

Art & DesignTrees are truly magnificent things and are one of my greatest loves. They move with the wind;…

The Beauty of Passing Form

Art & DesignI wanted to capture the death throes of plant life through the lens of a camera. Photos…

Issue #1: DEATH

From The EditorWe decided on the topic of death as the theme for the first month of The Planthunter…

Fractured Flora

Art & DesignAnna Thomas has been playing with liquid nitrogen since she was a child. Her father is a…

36 Edward Street

Culture, GardensA personal story of loss, grief and growth in the garden.

The Last Supper

HarvestFor me, one of the saddest things about death is no longer being able to eat, to…

How To Kill Plants

How-ToNot everyone is interested in hunting plants because they love them. Some may be interested in hunting…

Pretty Girls Make Good Fertilizer

CultureWriter Lucy Kaldor explores the growing (ha!) green burial movement.

Composting Possums

BotanicaApparently there are many non-compostable materials in the world. I have been told by a number of…

Doctor Lisa Cooper

PeopleI keep hearing of this Doctor Lisa Cooper character. She is an artist, a doctor of philosophy,…

Designing For Death

GardensDutch landscape designer Piet Oudolf designs for all seasons, embracing winter ‘garden death’ with enthusiasm usually reserved…

The Fire at Wallaby Creek

BotanicaFebruary the 7th, 2009. Black Saturday. 173 people were killed, over 2000 homes destroyed, and around 450…