Issues

33. Desert

Vastness. We all need it sometimes. And where better to find it than in the desert? A place of extremes, myths, metaphors and mystery. This month we’re lacing our boots, filling our water bottles, putting on our hats and heading off into the sunset. Join us, it’ll be expansive.

Winter in the Veggie Garden

HarvestGet stuck into winter gardening jobs with Fabian Capomolla of the Hungry Gardener

Conservatories: Putting Plants on a Pedestal

GardensA musing on the magic of plant conservatories.

Marfa, Texas. A Travel Guide

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

The Euphorbia Journal

BotanicaThe Euphorbia Journal is a euphorbophile's wet dream. Or thereabouts.

Ed’s Feral Cactus Garden

Gardens, PeopleA wild cactus garden in inner suburban Sydney

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.

DIY: Indoor Succulent Garden

How-ToCreate your own indoors succulent garden with our DIY guide!

Plant Profile: Althaea officinalis (Marshmallow)

BotanicaMmm... Marshmallow! Eat for dessert in the desert

Moorten Botanical Garden: A Family Affair

GardensEver been to a cactarium?! Now's your chance.

Desert Abstractions by Design

GardensDavid Godshall walks us through some of his abstracted Californian gardens.

20 Cheeky Questions: Haarkon

PeopleWe ask Haarkon founders, India and Magnus, our 20 Cheeky Questions!

Almería: How We Made the Desert

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