Issues

75. The Great Unknown

Hello, 2021. Where will you take us? What seeds will sprout? What ideas will grow? How will we grow this year?

The Wonder of Seeds (and How to Successfully Germinate Them)

Botanica, How-ToOur horticultural expert, Jac Semmler, offers the ultimate seed-sowing guide.

Book Review: Spirit of the Garden

GardensA new book by Trisha Dixon explores the elusive essence of gardens and landscapes.

River Garden Diaries: The Mind is a Garden

CultureGeorgina Reid explores the relationship between gardening the earth and the mind.

Growing Knowledge: The Value of University Food Gardens

CultureWhy universities need to embrace practical, as well as theoretical, knowledge.

Designing Abundance with Claudia West

Art & Design, PeopleA conversation with trailblazing landscape architect and ecological design advocate, Claudia West

Dig in: A New Gardening Column by Jac Semmler

GardensJac Semmler kills plants, and she's our newest gardening columnist.

Saving Place: A visit to Bush Heritage’s Scottsdale Reserve

BotanicaEcological restoration, extinction and 40,000 trees.

Falling Awake: Paintings by David Whitworth

Art & DesignAn interview with painter David Whitworth about art, landscape architecture and poetry.

Running with the Plants: Women Leading New Conversations about Nature

CultureMeet five women who are shifting conversations about plants and people.

New Shoots: Bushfire Recovery, One Year on

BotanicaWhat has happened in the forests and on the ground one year on from Australia's Black Summer bushfires?

Australia-first research reveals staggering loss of threatened plants over 20 years

BotanicaWhen it comes to threatened species, charismatic animals usually get the most attention. But many of Australia’s plants are also in grave danger of extinction, and in many cases, the problem is getting worse.