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‘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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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.

The Plant Society: A Network for Plant Lovers

CultureMelbourne rare plant collector and architect Jason Chongue is having a plant party and you're invited!

Petrol Station Plants: The Bold and Un-Beautiful

Botanica, CultureAn investigation into the horticultural merits of petrol station 'gardens'.

Amanita muscaria: A Cautionary Tale

Botanica, CultureA cautionary tale about reindeer urine, an Angelina Jolie-like fungi, and a bad trip.

Marfa, Texas. A Travel Guide

CultureOtis & Otto's Kirsty Davey takes us on a tour of Marfa, Texas!

Life Lessons from a Frankincense Tree

Botanica, CultureThe exquisite scent of the desert is borne of hardship

The Great American Desert

CultureWe tour some of America's great deserts with photographer, Claude Harvey.

Almería: How We Made the Desert

CultureA thought-provoking visit to El Arbardinal Botanic Gardens in the Spanish desert.

Plants on Pink: An Instagram Community

CultureThe humble hashtag can build a whole community!

Tree Wars: There’s a Battle On in the Suburbs

CultureA privet can start a war. Tomatoes can lead to murder.