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Beauty and Courage: Thoughts on Life, Gardens and the Human Spirit

Culture, GardensThere is a garden near artist Katherine Throne's home that borders on bedlam...

Awakening the Activist: Right Here, Right Now

CultureWriter Freya Latona on what it means to be an environmental activist, right here, right now.

Audacious Gardening: On Daring to Care

GardensA personal essay on life and gardening by Georgina Reid.

On Politics, Love and Climate Change

CultureAn essay on finding common ground.

From Control to Connection: A New Ethos of Care

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

On Being a Settler Gardener

CultureAn honest and personal interrogation of what it means to be a settler gardener in Australia by Annie Farrell.

Gumnut, Baby

CultureAn ode to the great Australian gumnut.

The Way of the Gardener

CultureWe're killing our world. This is why love, and gardening, matters.

A Love Letter to My Neighbour’s Ugly Garden

GardensFreya Latona's neighbour has a beautifully ugly garden.

The World’s Ugliest Plants

Botanica, CultureIs a gerbera uglier than a penis shaped plant that stinks of rotting meat?

Falling into the Future: Nostalgia, Grief and Granny’s Begonia

GardensAn exploration of grief and nostalgia, framed by the story of a pot plant.

The Lore of the Land: Weather Forecasting with Nature

CultureExploring the ancient craft of predicting weather events by reading the landscape and the skies.

My Family Tree Grows Through the Roof of Nana’s Garage

CultureA tale of family, nostalgia and Nana Eileen's huge old oak tree.

River Garden Diaries: Composting jellyfish and other meanderings

GardensGrowing vegetables, composting, the garden as temple. Another rambling essay by Georgina Reid.

My Dad Bill, the Tree Planting Obsessive

CultureA story of a man, his spirit level and a tree museum.

Plant Obsessives Unite!

BotanicaObsessive about plants? Join a plant society. There's one for every genus!