Issues

65. Over The Fence

Is the grass really  greener on the other side? This month we’re thinking about containment and expansion in relation to gardens, landscape and nature. We’re exploring some ideas that don’t fit neatly within boundaries, and some that do. Join us on our unconstrained exploration.

Plant/Life: The Garden of St Erth

GardensWe head to the hills of central Victoria for a ramble around a historic and highly productive garden.

After Nature: An Exhibition by Janet Laurence

Art & DesignCare, art and activism at Janet Laurence's new exhibition in Sydney.

Out of the Ashes: Fire as a Tool of Cultivation and Care

CultureLeading Australian voices Kate Cullity, Charles Massy, Lesley Patterson & Michelle McKemey on fire ecology in Australia.

Whose Tree is it Anyway?

CultureOn trees and humans co-existing in urban areas. And an elegy.

Over the Fence: On Marsupials and Garden Making

GardensHow does a fence change the way we interact with a garden/landscape?

Field Trip: Orongo Station with Thomas Woltz

Art & DesignA ride around an internationally renowned example of conservation agriculture in a farm buggy.

Gardener with a Capital G: How Words Shape Values

CultureAn essay by Jennifer Jewell on valuing, and encouraging, gardeners.

Where’s a Gardener When you Need One?

CultureOn choosing a career in gardening and horticulture.