Culture

‘The universe is a continuous web. Touch it at any point and the whole web quivers.’ – Stanley Kunitz

Here, we explore the nuances of the relationship between humans and the natural world. We share provocative ideas and thoughtful opinions, and ask plenty of questions about what it means to be here, now.

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Anxiety and the Garden

CultureA gardening tool kit to help prune anxiety.

Landscape Maintenance and the Fear of Death

Culture, GardensWe keep our gardens neat because we fear death, according to David Godshall.

Banking Soil: A Thought Experiment

Botanica, CultureWhat's the real value of the dark, 'dirty' world beneath our feet?

Botanical Harmony: The Interplay Between Plants and Music

CultureCan playing music to your plants make them happy?

We’re all Made of Dust (An ode to Humus)

Botanica, CultureIn the beginning there was The Word. And that word was Humus.

The Plants we Play

Botanica, CultureAn exploration of the role plants play in the creation of music.

Burning Time: Incense Clocks

CultureUsing scent to tell the time?! Yep.

Street Libraries: Books on the Footpath

CultureGrow community, grow literacy, grow hope. Grow a book garden on your street.

Brilliant Green: Plant Intelligence Explained

Botanica, CulturePlants are WAY more brilliant than we realise. Be surprised!

Surprise! A Five Minute Survey + Competition

CultureHelp us shape the future of The Planthunter.

PLANT: Exploring the Botanical World

CultureThis beautiful new botanical art book is full of surprises

Love Kills: A Short Story

CultureA short story about a heart leafed philodendron caught in the crossfire of a failed relationship.

Living Legacy: From Grief to Growth

CultureHonouring death with life. And trees.

Book Review: The House and Garden at Glenmore

CultureA review of The House and Garden at Glenmore by Mickey Robertson.

Nightshade Flights

Botanica, CultureEscaping with help from the plant kingdom can be dangerous business indeed.

Meditative Photography in the Garden

CulturePhotographer Christopher Phillips is leading Photography and meditation workshops in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.

Fabric Dyeing with Algae: A Watery New Frontier

CultureDyeing fabric with algae? Yep, it's happening.

Water: Liquid Gold

CultureWho cares about fancy cars, diamonds or big houses if there's no water?