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‘The universe is a continuous web. Touch it at any point and the whole web quivers.’ – Stanley Kunitz

Here, we explore the nuances of the relationship between humans and the natural world. We share provocative ideas and thoughtful opinions, and ask plenty of questions about what it means to be here, now.

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Get Lost!

Culture, MemoirArtist Clare James on the joys of going off track.

Other-Motherhood

Culture, MemoirGeorgina Reid discovers what it really means to care.

Knowing River

Culture, EssaysMarika Duczynski gets to know Dyarubbin, the Hawkesbury River.

The Lost Flora

Art & Design, Culture, EssaysWhat can the stories of plants teach us about living with extinction?

Keeping Track

Culture, EssaysDavid Whitworth explores new and old ways of seeing nature.

Full Stop

Culture, MemoirTim Rushby-Smith learns a new way of being in nature.

Minding the Garden

Conversations, Culture, GardensPsychiatrist, gardener and author Sue-Stuart Smith in conversation with Georgina Reid

On Country

Culture, MemoirSome things, like gardening, come late. Others, like Country, are always there, according to Zena Cumpston.

The Poem that Saved a Forest

CulturePoet Jacqueline Suskin on questions of time, transformation and activism.

Welcome to the Planthroposcene: A Conversation with Natasha Myers

Conversations, CultureCultural anthropologist Natasha Myers chats with Georgina Reid about growing new worlds.

Nurturing Nature: School-Based Nature Education

Culture, EssaysGrowing connections beyond the classroom with school-based nature education programs.

River Garden Diaries: An Aesthetic of Care

Culture, GardensGeorgina Reid explores explore an aesthetic of care that moves beyond the human as source and beneficiary of action. A de-centring of human desire in the garden.

Crime Pays but Botany Doesn’t

Botanica, Culture, PeopleFelix de Rosen roams the streets with Youtube botanist Joey Santore

Introduction: Wonderground Issue One

CultureAn introduction to the inaugural issue of Wonderground journal, by editor Georgina Reid.

A Message From the Flood Zone

CultureThe NSW floods are a call to take action on climate change, writes Anna Rose.

A Remnant of Rainforest

CultureWriter Freya Latona finds respite in a patch of remnant rainforest.

Deity, Demon or Somewhere In-between: Eucalyptus Trees in California

Botanica, CultureJeff Perry explores the complex story of gum trees in California.

Saving Grace: Bill Henson Moves his Childhood Garden

Culture, GardensBill Henson moves his late mother's garden, before the bulldozers arrive.