Issues

64. Matters Of The Heart

A garden is nothing if not a matter of the heart. How we live, grow, twist, turn and die are – at best and worst – matters of the heart.  And so, we launch into this year with hearts ablazing and visions aplenty. We have tales of grief and wonder, beauty and questioning, change and love. And plenty, plenty more.

Where’s a Gardener When you Need One?

CultureOn choosing a career in gardening and horticulture.

The Last Glimpse of Garden: Landscapes and Death

CultureOn seeing plants as partners on the wheel of life and death.

The New Normal: Gardening for the Future in Rural Australia

GardensWhat does an increasingly extreme climate look like for gardeners in rural Australia?

Felicity Jones, Urban Flower Farmer

PeopleFelicity Jones is an Auckland based florist and backyard flower farmer.

On Being a Settler Gardener

CultureAn honest and personal interrogation of what it means to be a settler gardener in Australia by Annie Farrell.

Leona Romaniuk’s Garden of a Lifetime

GardensVisit a garden in Brisbane that's been loved and cared for by its owner, Leona Romaniuk, for over sixty years.

The Way of the Gardener

CultureWe're killing our world. This is why love, and gardening, matters.

Falling into the Future: Nostalgia, Grief and Granny’s Begonia

GardensAn exploration of grief and nostalgia, framed by the story of a pot plant.