Gardens

‘…a garden is fundamentally a place for use by people. It is not a static picture created in plants…’ – John Brooks

We love nothing more than hunting out the most interesting, loved, and beautiful gardens around the world and sharing them with you! From humble suburban gardens to cactus collectors in rural Victoria and jungle gardens in Mexico, we’ve got your green needs covered.

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Luis Barragán’s Universal Garden

Art & Design, GardensSally Wilson visits the garden of famed Mexican modernist architect Luis Barragán.

The Dirt: Katy Svalbe

Gardens, PeopleAn interview with landscape architect Katy Svalbe of Amber Road.

Gardens in the Sky

Culture, GardensWe need more green roofs in our cities. Here's why.

Nonna Corso’s Garden

GardensConcetta Corso, aka Nonna Corso, is a 76-year-old avid gardener, knitter and daytime television watcher. She moonlit for over a decade as a professional babysitter.

Plant/Life: Mariana Garcia-Katz & Family

Gardens, PeopleA colourful & creative Melbourne family garden.

What Landscape Designers Do

GardensA short explanation of the residential landscape design process. By Georgina Reid, 'cause she's a landscape designer.

In the Zen Garden

GardensSally Wilson visits renowned Mexican architect Diego Villaseñor's garden retreat in the heart of Mexico city.

Growing a Dye Garden

GardensTucked away in the Dandenong Ranges just outside of Melbourne, Myf Walker’s garden is filled with botanical treasures that any serious natural dyer would love to get their hands on.

The Dirt: Charlie & June

Gardens, PeopleCharlie and June live in Miranda, in southern Sydney. They met over 30 years ago on the dance floor.

Komorebi: Dripping Sunlight

Culture, GardensThe word komorebi translates as 'dripping sunlight' in Japanese. An essay on this very romantic word by David Whitworth.

Plant/Life: Matt & Lentil Purbrick

Gardens, PeopleMatt and Lentil Purbrick of Grown & Gathered are the cutest pair of farmers around! This story explores their approach to life with plants, and is packed full of stunning pics of their garden and farm!

Plant/Life: Lindsey Baudinet’s Birchgrove Garden

Gardens, PeopleLindsey Baudinet has been gardening for much of her life. She is a no-fuss gardener, into plants…

Plant/Life: Chris Cobbett & Family

Gardens, PeopleThe owners of this brilliant garden in Clifton Hill love plants so much that they bought the vacant block next door and turned it into a garden. It's really special. Check it out!

The Heart Garden

Culture, GardensThere is nothing quite like the sexual tension of an illicit love affair: the meaningful looks and…

Monet’s Garden at Giverny

GardensOne hour north of Paris, amongst the rolling countryside, teams of young, dedicated gardeners sculpt a…

Plant/Life: Mathieu Gallois

Gardens, PeopleMathieu Gallois lives halfway between the second and third floor of a huge old warehouse building in Redfern.

The Dirt: Holly Austin

Gardens, PeopleHolly Austin is an actor, musician, writer, beat-boxer, and self-confessed hack gardener. Here is her story...

Plant/Life: The Eckersleys

Gardens, PeopleThis garden in the Melbourne suburb of Surrey Hills is a real family affair. Owned by Ross…