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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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?

Mary Oliver’s Wild and Precious Life

CultureMary Oliver is a woman of the wilderness and one of America's most celebrated poets.

Women and Henna: an Intricate Cultural Dance

CultureA fascinating story connecting the history of henna use with women, Pythagoras's dislike of fava beans, and much more.

Tulita the Plant Truck Interviews her Driver. What?!

CultureEach week Tulita the plant truck prowls the streets of NYC, driven by leafy lady Christan Summers.

Plants & Prayers: Ancient Healing Rituals

CultureAn exploration of the plants used to perform medicine against 'the evil eye'.

The Artist and the Botanical Collector

Art & Design, CulturePassion, plants and money ain't good bedfellows.