Issues

48. Rebirth

Rebirth happens every minute of every day. The best place to ponder it is crouched on the ground in the garden with hands in the dirt and eyes open. Open to everything. It’s all there. It’s all here, too. Join us as we compost Carl Linnaeus’s atoms, talk landscape regeneration, birds and more. It’ll be metaphysical, transformational and fun!

Life, Death and Compost: A Guide (of Sorts)

How-ToIs there any better place to ponder existential questions than the compost heap?

Global Gardens of Peace: Building Gardens, Healing Communities

GardensWe chat with landscape architect Andrew Laidlaw about the healing power of gardens.

Plant/Life: The National Rhododendron Gardens

GardensWe drop by the largest rhododendron collection in the southern hemisphere!

Natural Dyeing: The Beautiful Afterlife of Food Scraps

Art & DesignWe drop into the the studio of passionate natural dyer and textile queen, Jo Broederlow

Leila Jeffreys: The Birds and the Trees

Art & DesignWe catch up with an incredible artist to talk birds, bees and trees.

In Linnaeus’ Garden: What We are Made of Will Make Something Else

Art & Design, CultureArtist Penelope Aitken went to Sweden to imbibe Carl Linnaeus.

Nature as Metaphor

CultureAn exploration of nature's gentle spiritual teachings on the human capacity for renewal by Freya Latona.

The Desert Reborn: Restoring the Mojave in the Middle of Las Vegas

BotanicaAn inspiring tale of the re-birth of a desert landscape by writer Sonja Swanson.

20 Cheeky Questions: Emma Sadie Thomson

PeopleEmma is a passionate plant stylist and green thumb.

Embellish: A Photographic Series by Emma Bass

Art & DesignA new photographic series by NZ artist Emma Bass explores notions of truth, beauty and authenticity.

Andrew Barker and Grow Free: Growing Community and Food

PeopleGrow Free is growing food, love and community!

How-To: Propagating Native Plants with Nancy Shaw

How-ToIf you’re looking for magic in your life, look no further than vegetative propagation.

36 Edward Street

Culture, GardensA personal story of loss, grief and growth in the garden.