Issues

69. Life Lessons

What makes a good life? How do our experiences shape how we see the world? How does landscape inform how we act and what we feel? This month we’re slowing down and asking the big questions about life, with plants. We’re talking to artists, designers, editors and others. Settle down with a cup of tea and join us in reflection.

Life Lessons: Florist Melanie Stapleton

PeopleA chat about life, family and flowers with the founder of Melbourne florist, Cecilia Fox.

Design and Life: Xanthe White, Miguel Urquijo and Phillip Johnson

Art & Design, GardensThree outstanding designers with a deep appreciation for and reverence of the natural world.

Life Lessons: Artist Linda Tegg

PeopleWe catch up with Australian artist Linda Tegg to talk art, process and plants.

Design and Life: Andrea Cochran, Kate Cullity and Sacha Coles

Art & DesignThree landscape architects whose combined visions are shaping the earth beneath our feet for the better.

Life Lessons: Georgina Reid

PeopleLessons from the life of The Planthunter founder and editor.

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.

Bonsai and the Cult of Cute

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