Issues

57. Adventure

Pack your bags! We’re off on a plant adventure. We’re heading to all corners of the globe hunting gardens, people and plants – From orchids in Turkey to bush tucker in northern Australia, from San Francisco to the Hawkesbury River. Lace up your boots, people, and don’t forget your secateurs!

Get a Rheum! Plant Hunting in the Himalayas

BotanicaGo hunting botanical oddities in Bhutan with Chris Brown!

Sharon Pie’s Garden Compound

GardensWe drop by the Pie family compound in Brisbane (and fall in love with Sharon).

From Damascus to Kyoto: Victoria Alexander’s Garden Travels

GardensDive into part two of Victoria Alexander's world tour of planty places.

Yappo: A Book About a Man and a Plant

Art & DesignYappo is a philosophical picture book for adults

River Diaries: A Book in a Boatshed and Pondering Place

CultureA musing on the power of place, and news of a Planthunter book.

Designer Profile: TALC Studio

Art & Design, GardensMeet a pair of plant-obsessed San Francisco-based designers of intentionally chaotic gardens.

From Oaxaca to Amsterdam: Victoria Alexander’s Garden Travels

GardensA world garden tour with author and photographer Victoria Alexander.

A Guide to Fruit Trees in the Home Garden

HarvestIn an area no bigger than a domestic front yard, any gardener can grow a year’s supply of fruit & vegetables. Get planting!

Sarah Glover is an Adventure-Seeking Chef

PeopleWe chat with the Aussie chef about her outdoor food adventures.

Plant / Life: A Lush Fitzroy Garden

GardensA lush Melbourne garden designed by Amanda Oliver.

Wild Motherhood (Orchid Hunting in Cyprus)

CultureA tale of orchid hunting in Cyprus with a baby botanist.

Native Orchid Rescue

BotanicaDive into the complex dynamics of Australian native orchid propagation.