Issues

45. Dirty

Dirt contains the beginnings and the ends of all lives on earth. A handful of it holds promise for the future, the stories of the past, and a few million microbes. This month on TPH we’re connecting with this wonderful ecosystem. We’re going barefoot, getting gardening, talking dirty and clean, and exploring the ecosystems underneath our fingernails. Join us, and don’t bother with the soap.

From Soil to Plate: District Exhibits at Sydney Royal Easter Show

HarvestWe head behind the scenes to get the low down on one of the biggest/maddest events at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Dirty Nails Survey: Graham Ross

PeopleWe find out whats under the grandfather of Australian gardening's nails.

Gaylene’s Maximalist Indoor Garden

GardensWe visit a plant packed Melbourne apartment!

Talking Shop: The Plant Room

Art & Design, Culture, GoodsWe chat to the owner of the best little plant shop in Manly, Emma McPherson.

Dirty Nails Survey: Wendy Reid

PeopleA chat with The Planthunter grandmother.

Our Dichotomous Relationship with Dirt

CultureIs cleanliness really next to godliness? Get the dirt on dirt.

Designer Profile: Bush Projects

Art & Design, GardensMeet Bonnie and Sarah from Bush Projects - a punk landscape architecture practice in Melbourne.

Dirty Nails Survey: Laura Jones

PeopleThe cleanest place to be, according to artist Laura Jones, is outside in the dirt!

Lucy Culliton is an Artist and Dahlia Fancier

GardensA visit to acclaimed artist Lucy Culliton's incredible country garden.

Dirty Nails Survey: Duncan Trousdale

PeopleFind out what's lurking under Exchange Stores owner Duncan Trousdale's fingernails...

Plant/Life: A Lush Heritage Garden in Sydney

Gardens“The most important thing with old gardens is to be considerate of and sensitive to the overall fabric of the space."

River Garden Diaries: Truth, Thoreau and Design Dilemmas

GardensA musing on creating a garden, solitude and Thoreau.

A Waltz with Thomas Woltz

Art & Design, GardensThomas Woltz is changing the world, one hectare at a time.