Issues

67. Order And Chaos

“In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order”, said Carl Jung once. This month we’re hovering between dis and order. We’re gardening in war zones and speaking with trees. We’re questioning control and cultivating mayhem. We’re adventuring and caring. It’ll be unhinged.

Landscape as Protagonist?

Art & DesignAn exploration of what it look like when landscape plays the lead role.

City of Trees: a Chat with Sophie Cunningham

PeopleFreya Latona chats with author Sophie Cunningham about her new book, City of Trees.

The Dirt: Roderick Wyllie

Gardens, PeopleA garden adventure with landscape architect and plant nerd, Roderick Wyllie.

Battlefield Botanicals: Plant Use During War

BotanicaThe bloodstained history of plants as healers, harmers and sustenance in warfare.

From Control to Connection: A New Ethos of Care

CultureAn essay by Georgina Reid exploring an alternate way to care.

“Only Bulldozing the Rubbish”: A Meditation on the Beauty of Chaos

GardensBill Bampton explores the human desire to make chaos conform.

War Gardens: the Search for Calm amid Chaos

GardensA journey through the war gardens of Afghanistan, Gaza, Israel, the West Bank & Ukraine with war photographer, Lalage Snow.

Plant / Life: A Melbourne Riverside Garden

GardensRamble around this wild garden with us!

Nostalgia in the Garden: Help, Hindrance or Somewhere in Between?

GardensA survey of garden designers and makers on the subject of nostalgia.

The Past, the Present and the Garden

CultureFreya Latona explores the role of nostalgia in garden making.

Garden Anarchy in L.A.

GardensDavid Godshall takes us behind the scenes in his L.A. punk rock garden.