Georgina Reid

Georgina Reid is a writer and designer, and the founding editor of The Planthunter. In addition to editing The Planthunter, Georgina contributes to a range of design and culture publications and speaks regularly about her work. Georgina’s first book, The Planthunter: Truth, Beauty, Chaos, and Plants was released in Australia by Thames and Hudson in 2018, and in the USA by Timber Press in 2019.

 

Rest, Repose and Race: Leslie Bennett and Black Sanctuary Gardens

GardensA chat with landscape designer and founder of Black Sanctuary Gardens, Leslie Bennett, about race, visibility and action in the garden.

Attention is the Beginning of Devotion

CultureA musing on what it means to pay attention to nature.

Light in the Dark: Photographer Jane Fulton Alt

Art & DesignA chat about landscape, creativity and light with Jane Fulton Alt

Reilluminate: The Garden at Night

Art & Design, GardensAn interview with Allison Watkins - photographer and night-time garden stalker.

“The still point of the turning world”

CultureA musing by Georgina Reid on the call to garden at times of uncertainty, and always.

A Collection of Odes. To Resilience, Weeds and Wishing Trees

Culture“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

74. Shadow Play

From The EditorIt can be said our world is cracking, has cracked. One of our worlds, anyway. Darkness…

A Celebration of Variegation

BotanicaVariegated plants are the sequins and glitter of the botanical world.

Plant / Life: Artist Lily Langham’s Incredible Country Garden

GardensLily's garden will knock your socks off. A brilliant cure for isolation blues.

Ectopic Plants: Life in the Cracks

Art & DesignPhotographer Chloe Ferres finds hope, and life, in the cracks.

Grasping at Order: In the Garden, in the Mind

GardensA musing on the complexity of gardening in a pandemic.

A collection of Odes: To Dirty Hands, Chairs and Un-Cool Plants

CultureGorgeous garden odes from the Planthunter Ode Project

Jac Semmler’s Mad Perennial Garden

GardensJac Semmler has created a perennial wonderland in suburban Melbourne. A bit of whimsy, a bunch of madness and a lot of fun!

Designing Abundance with Claudia West

Art & Design, PeopleA conversation with trailblazing landscape architect and ecological design advocate, Claudia West

A Smorgasbord of Beautiful Madness

GardensTake a wander around a collection of wondrous, wild and joyful gardens.

Seven Billion Burnt Trees

BotanicaA conversation about plants and bushfire with Brett Summerell, Chief Botanist at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Breathing Fire

CultureAn essay by Georgina Reid exploring questions of relationship and imagination in the wake of the Australian bushfires.

Stefan Burger is a Cacti Chaser

BotanicaStefan is the real, spiky, deal. We chat with him about his cacti hunting adventures in Chile, weird plant adaptations and more.