Issues

37. Escape

This month we’re escaping to (not from) reality, through connecting with nature. We’re running from the things that don’t matter to the things that do. Things like hope, perspective, and beauty. We’ve got tales of escaping the city to the bush, psychedelic plants, gorgeous images of flowers that escaped the rubbish bin, good folk helping people escape disadvantage, and much more. Run away with us!

Plant / Life: Cherrie Miriklis-Pavlou

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a gorgeous mountain garden in Olinda, Victoria

20 Cheeky Questions: Ivy Muse

PeopleA chat with Alana and Jacqui from botanical wares design studio Ivy Muse

Love Kills: A Short Story

CultureA short story about a heart leafed philodendron caught in the crossfire of a failed relationship.

Designer Profile: Andrea Cochran

Art & Design, GardensAn interview with one of the masters of modern American landscape architecture.

Day Trip: National Rhododendron Gardens, Olinda

GardensPack a picnic and escape to the hills for some weekend plant appreciation.

Stackwood’s Sarah Bell has a Plant Addiction

PeopleA chat with Sarah Bell from Stackwood - a new creative venue and concept store in Freemantle, Western Australia

Living Legacy: From Grief to Growth

CultureHonouring death with life. And trees.

Book Review: The House and Garden at Glenmore

CultureA review of The House and Garden at Glenmore by Mickey Robertson.

Nightshade Flights

Botanica, CultureEscaping with help from the plant kingdom can be dangerous business indeed.

Gardening. It Can Change the World

GardensCultivating perspective, connection and hope in the garden.

Soft City: An Exhibition by Penelope Metcalf

Art & DesignPenelope Metcalf captures the magic of everyday Sydney streetscapes.

Isamu Sawa: Without Water

Art & DesignPhotographer Isamu Sawa photographs floral escapees!

Mama Kin is a Rock n’ Roll Gardening Goddess

Harvest, PeopleMama Kin's spirit animal is a ride-on lawnmower.