Issues

46. Revolution

What a big, bold and hopeful word. A challenging one, too, because revolution inevitably means change. This month we’re marching down a revolutionary path – talking to game changers, exploring visionary ideas large and small and imagining a bright and leafy future. We’re dreaming too, because as Tennessee Williams said, ‘Revolution only needs good dreamers who remember their dreams.’

David Holmgren’s Permaculture Revolution

PeopleA chat with the seriously revolutionary co-founder of permaculture.

How to Make Seed Bombs

How-ToLaunch a spontaneous floral attack with us!

Plant / Life: Clare James

Gardens, PeopleVisit artist Clare James' wild and productive Healesville garden with us!

The Nature of Revolution

CultureClimate change, humans and a big fat green revolution. It's time.

Tamil Feasts: Revolution is a Dinner Party

HarvestEating can be a revolutionary act, just ask the team at Tamil Feasts!

New Shoots: Plants, Poetry and Place

CultureA garden of poems is sprouting in the Melbourne Botanic Gardens this spring

Janet Laurence: Inside the Flower

Art & DesignJanet Laurence's most recent work asks us to re-think the way we see nature.

Dirty Nails Survey: Scott Cain

PeopleScott Cain is tropicoloco!

Eagles Bluff: A Not-So-Traditional New England Garden

GardensA visit to landscape designer Carolyn Robinson's gorgeous country garden.

Stefano Mancuso: Behind the Plant Revolution

BotanicaPlants are the answer, according to leading plant scientist and writer Stefano Mancuso.

A Fertile Yarra: Celebrating a Revolutionary Gardener

CultureIn Melbourne’s inner north in early 2017, a whole community was mourning an exceptional gardener and activist.

Plant/Life: Matt Reed of Antique Perennials

Gardens, PeopleA chat with a real-life plant hunter.

Power to the Flower

CultureIf flowers symbolise love, what does it mean to poke a carnation down the loaded barrel of a soldier’s gun?