Ameli Tanchitsa

Ameli Tanchitsa is an artist, teacher, father, and one time firefighter. He has recently rekindled his love for chlorophyll. Wind, icecream, art, and his children are his greatest passions.

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.

Dear Hunter: Ponytail Palm Pain

BotanicaAunty Hunter is back! In this response to a concerned ponytail palm owner she gets rather hot and flustered!

Dear Hunter: A Fiddly Fig Problem

BotanicaOur first Dear Hunter letter is from a distressed fiddle leaf fig owner.

The Beauty of Passing Form

Art & DesignI wanted to capture the death throes of plant life through the lens of a camera. Photos…