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‘We are a landscape of all we have seen.’ – Isamu Noguchi

This is where we get to talk to all sorts of people about their passion for the natural world. Artists, makers, designers, thinkers, farmers, gardeners – the list is endless. We love sharing stories of people doing interesting, creative, and important work with plants and nature.

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Carolyn Barker: The Radish Alchemist

PeopleBy bridging the wonderful worlds of root vegetables and metalsmithing, radishes have finally managed to capture my…

Plant/Life: The Eckersleys

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

Gardening With Soul

PeopleThere is something very poetic about a gardening nun, don’t you think? Jess Feast, a documentary maker…

The Dirt: Nick Ritar

Gardens, Harvest, PeopleAn interview with Milkwood Permaculture co-founder Nick Ritar about murdering plants, food ethics and connection.

Plant/Life: Ian McMaugh

Gardens, PeopleVisit a wild inner city garden with us!

A Conversation With a Botanophobe

PeopleA rare glimpse into the strange and often incomprehensible world of a botanophobe.

Guess I’ll Go Eat Worms: A Guide to Worm Farming

PeopleMan’s best friend is not the four legged canine, as popular culture would have you believe. In…

Conversations With Plants

PeopleWhen I was about seven years old my best friend and I did an experiment where we…

Plant/Life: Jonathan West & Family

Gardens, PeopleIn what could be the most exciting plant news since the discovery of the Wollemi pine, this…

Melissa Hirsch: Fibre Artist

PeopleThe origins of working with plant fibres are ancient. Evidence suggests the Peruvians began spinning cotton fibres…

The Dirt: Hayley West

Gardens, PeopleHayley West has a Rhipsalis addiction. I know, it sounds scary but its not. Rhipasalis is a…

A Petite Green World

PeopleAmy Wong is a painter, scientist, and teacher – but is perhaps best known as a creator…

The Dirt: Brendan Moar

Gardens, PeopleBrendan Moar is a lovely character. We had a two-cup-of-tea kind of conversation, rambling about all sorts…

Diego Bonetto: The Weedy One

PeopleIt’s a hot afternoon in March when I catch the train to an arts centre in western…

A Celebration of Cactus

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

Doctor Lisa Cooper

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