Issues

68. Little Things

From little things big things grow, so this month we’re zooming in on the detail. We’re growing mini-greens in the kitchen, planting trees, playing with moss, chewing over words and focusing in on bugs. We’re sweating the small stuff, join us!

In a Tangle: the Debate over New Zealand’s Small Leaved Shrubs

BotanicaRobert Champion untangles the mystery of New Zealand's small leaved, divaricating plants.

The Dirt: Adam Moxon Simpson

Gardens, PeopleA visit to lawyer Adam Simpson's particularly particular moss garden in Sydney.

A Life Without Bugs is no Life at all

CultureA chat with an etomologist about all things insects - their decline, importance, and how to help.

Bonsai and the Cult of Cute

Botanica, CultureAn exploration of our obsession with the tiny world of bonsai!

Say My Name: On Speaking the Indigenous Names of Plants

CultureGeorgina Reid on what it might mean to speak the indigenous names of plants.

Plant / Life: Jo Ferguson

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a soulful coastal garden on the Mornington Peninsula.

A Trillion Trees Can Save the World

Botanica, CultureThe simple solution you can put into action to kick climate change to the curb!

On Politics, Love and Climate Change

CultureAn essay on finding common ground.

Grow a Micro Forest in Your Kitchen!

How-ToGrow a forest in your kitchen. YUM!