Issues

34. Sin

We’re exploring the shady world of sin this month. Don’t worry, it’s not all doom and gloom. We’ll be talking to a few sinners about life with plants, exploring a prison garden, hanging out at petrol stations, learning about killer plants, bad trips, and more. We’ll be having fun with it, of course.

The Dirt: Dan Kyle

Gardens, PeopleA visit to the mountain home and garden of artist Dan Kyle.

Doing Time in the Gardens of Alcatraz

GardensPick the odd one out: General MacArthur roses, Al Capone, maximum security prison.

Killer Plants! Be Alert, not Alarmed

BotanicaIt's not all beer and skittles in the botanical world. Here are some sinners...

The Plant Society: A Network for Plant Lovers

CultureMelbourne rare plant collector and architect Jason Chongue is having a plant party and you're invited!

20 Cheeky Questions: William Dangar

PeopleA cheeky chat with highly regarded landscape designer William Dangar.

Plant / Life: Barry Byrne and Miguel Alvarez

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a grand five-hectare Blue Mountains garden.

The Manscape: Edible Flowers For Sinners

BotanicaRedeem your sins with a bunch of edible flowers!

Petrol Station Plants: The Bold and Un-Beautiful

Botanica, CultureAn investigation into the horticultural merits of petrol station 'gardens'.

Plant / Life: Michael Bates

Gardens, PeopleA beautifully crafted Sydney garden.

Five O’clock Flower: A Photographic Series

Art & DesignLight, shadow, flowers. All the best things. A gorgeous photographic series by Jenny PeƱas

Amanita muscaria: A Cautionary Tale

Botanica, CultureA cautionary tale about reindeer urine, an Angelina Jolie-like fungi, and a bad trip.

Greg Bourke: Carnivorous Plant Hunter

PeopleA man with a passion for the flesh-hungry sinners of the botanical world.

Janneke Luursema’s Indoor Garden Oasis

PeopleIt's a sin not to keep house plants! Just ask Amsterdam based photographer Janneke Luursema.

Plant Profile: The Murderous Pitcher Plant

BotanicaLearn how to grow pitcher plants. Here! Now!