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People Patrick Honan from St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Co-op is our Reader Profile for the Man issue.
People Hannah Cooper from The Tree Diaries is our Reader Profile for this month!
Art & Design, Gardens An exploration of the idea of gardens as art, and the implications of the title.
Culture Nature. It's simple and complex and fragile. And it's why The Planthunter exists.
People Lisa Marie Corso shares her approach to natural health care. A very entertaining read. As usual.
Art & Design Garden designer Michael McCoy ponders the perils of designing a garden for himself.
Art & Design A musing on the limited (but important) role of design in the creation of a garden.
Gardens Concetta Corso, aka Nonna Corso, is a 76-year-old avid gardener, knitter and daytime television watcher. She moonlit for over a decade as a professional babysitter.
Botanica, Culture A beautiful story by Sally Wilson about memory, marigolds, and the Mexican Day of the Dead.
Culture An essay on the Eucalyptus tree as a symbol of Australian nationalistic passion. A great story by Lucy Kaldor.
Art & Design, Culture A wonderful story by Josephine Pennicott exploring the relationship between creativity, loss, and the act of gardening in the lives of two women - Contemporary muse/artist Wendy Whiteley and novelist Frances Hodgson Burnett. A really beautiful read!
Botanica Occasionally I get so obsessed with a family of plants that I stalk each member thoroughly, to…
Botanica, Culture ‘Orchid Sexual Deceit Provokes Ejaculation’, reads one headline as I dive headlong into the surprisingly well documented sex…
Culture From Epicurus’ garden school, to the grandeur of Versailles, to the crop of community gardens popping up…
Culture If flowers symbolise love, what does it mean to poke a carnation down the loaded barrel of a soldier’s gun?
People When I was about seven years old my best friend and I did an experiment where we…
Culture A brilliant essay by artist and thinker Karina Jean Sharpe on the power struggle between people and plants.
Botanica, Culture A funny, sad, and beautiful story by Lucy Kaldor involving her mothers funeral, Eucalyptus macrocarpa, and artist Laura Jones.
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