SUBSCRIBE

People

‘We are a landscape of all we have seen.’ – Isamu Noguchi

This is where we get to talk to all sorts of people about their passion for the natural world. Artists, makers, designers, thinkers, farmers, gardeners – the list is endless. We love sharing stories of people doing interesting, creative, and important work with plants and nature.

239 Results

Keeper of Place

PeopleLearned student and gentle teacher Mark Parre has dedicated his life to care, curiosity and growth.

Love Letters to Country

Culture, PeopleGamilaraay writer Marika Duczynski yarns with Wiradjuri artist, poet and author Jazz Money about language and Country.

Miss Galbraith and I

Memoir, PeopleOne book has a profound effect on Michael McCoy

Crime Pays but Botany Doesn’t

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

Gardening as Surrender

PeopleA conversation with garden designer and author Richard Unsworth of Garden Life.

Backyard Adventuring with Filmmaker Beau Miles

PeopleBeau Miles's exploits include sleeping in ancient gum trees, walking 90km to walk and eating 191 cans of beans. Tanya Patrick finds out more about this curious backyard adventurer.

Ecological Treasure Hunting with Artist Penny Sadubin

Art & Design, PeoplePenny Sadubin's art explores the complexity, importance and beauty of endangered ecological communities.

Designing Abundance with Claudia West

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

Interrogation and Regeneration with Artist Cara Johnson

Art & Design, PeopleArtist Cara Johnson's works interrogate ideas around land management practices and the human relationship with the natural world.

Plant / Life: Lyle Filippe of Roraima Nursery

Gardens, PeopleA visit to the garden and nursery of a self-confessed plant hoarder.

Life Lessons: Florist Melanie Stapleton

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

Life Lessons: Artist Linda Tegg

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

Life Lessons: Georgina Reid

PeopleLessons from the life of The Planthunter founder and editor.

The Dirt: Adam Simpson

Gardens, PeopleA visit to lawyer Adam Simpson's particularly particular moss garden in Sydney.

Plant / Life: Jo Ferguson

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a soulful coastal garden on the Mornington Peninsula.

City of Trees: a Chat with Sophie Cunningham

PeopleFreya Latona chats with author Sophie Cunningham about her new book, City of Trees.

The Dirt: Roderick Wyllie

Gardens, PeopleA garden adventure with landscape architect and plant nerd, Roderick Wyllie.

The Dirt: Yunice Kang

PeopleA journey towards connection, via plants.

‘I Garden Because I Am’: A Conversation with Alys Fowler

PeopleWe chat with the UK garden writer, gardener and TV personality.

Felicity Jones, Urban Flower Farmer

PeopleFelicity Jones is an Auckland based florist and backyard flower farmer.

Plant/Life: A Camberwell Family Garden

Gardens, PeopleDrop by this gorgeous Melbourne family garden!

New Shoots: Kirli Saunders

PeopleMeet poet, children's author and motorcycle enthusiast, Kirli Saunders.

New Shoots: Carissa Lee

PeopleIf poet Carissa Lee were a plant she'd be a kangaroo paw.

Bob Griffin: “Go Forth my Young Writing Warrior”

PeopleBob Griffin was a gardener and nurseryman whose words and way of being helped shape The Planthunter.

New Shoots: Nandi Chinna, Poet and Wanderer

PeopleWriting words and wild wanderings with Nandi Chinna.

Writing and Wombating: a Chat with Jackie French

PeopleFreya Latona catches up with the beloved Australian author, ecologist and gardener.

Kate Wall is a Gardener of Weeds

PeopleWelcome to Kate Wall's weedy world!

Plant / Life: Andrea Fitzpatrick of Botanick Brisbane

Gardens, PeopleAndrea has transformed an industrial wasteland into a plant paradise.

Women of Plants: Ann Marie Amato

PeopleA day in the life of a seedstress at Cistus Nursery!

Women of Plants: Amanda Woodhams

PeopleAmanda is an incredibly passionate tree woman, horticulturalist and dahlia lover.

Women of Plants: Vivian Scarpari

PeopleViv is a horticulturalist, landscape designer and photographer with a penchant for prickly plants!

The Dirt: David Fripp and Blake Jolley

Gardens, PeopleCheck out THE BEST plant collection we've ever stumbled across!

Women of Plants: Jane Rose Lloyd, the Strange Plant Lady

PeopleA chat with horticulturalist, rare plant hunter and plant obsessive, Jane Rose Lloyd.

Erin Lovell Verinder’s passion for plants that heal

PeopleErin Lovell Verinder is a plant-obsessed herbalist, nutritionist, energetic healer and wellness writer.

Carlos Magdalena is the Plant Messiah

PeopleCarlos is a plant hunter, plant whisperer, plant pimp, plant protector and plant messiah.

Sarah Glover is an Adventure-Seeking Chef

PeopleWe chat with the Aussie chef about her outdoor food adventures.

Fashion x Plants x Lust Survey: Kuwaii’s Kristy Barber

PeopleThe founder of Kuwaii answers our lust survey!

Fashion x Plants x Lust Survey: Stephanie Devine

PeopleThe founder of the Very Good Bra answers our lusty survey!

Sexologist Juliet Allen on Lust and Nature

PeopleFreya Latona chats with sexologist Juliet Allen about the relationship between lust and nature

Fashion x Plants x Lust Survey: Kelly Elkin

PeopleWe chat fashion, plants and lust with the co-founder of Well Made Clothes, our favourite online ethical fashion shop.

Inga Simpson is a Writer and Woman of the Trees

PeopleFreya Latona chats with Inga Simpson about her latest book, Understory.

The Dirt: Barry Kable

Gardens, PeopleMeet Australia's most enthusiastic truck driver turned plant collector!

Plant Chat: Thomas Denning

PeopleA chat with the man behind one of our favourite instagram feeds: @t_h_o_m_a_s

Plant/Life: Sean Cook

Gardens, PeopleThe lush inner city garden of leading Sydney florist, Sean Cook of Mr Cook.

Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

PeopleAn immersive and compelling documentary about the Dutch master of planting design.

Anna Macoboy: Coming Home to Plants in Perth

PeopleA chat about all things plants with the founder of Wilding, a Perth based design studio.

Designer Chat: Miguel Urquijo

Gardens, PeopleA chat with Spanish designer Miguel Urquijo about 'homeness', not replicating nature, and much more.

Women, Dogs and Plants

PeopleA chat to four plant and pooch loving ladies about life with plants and dawgs.

Animals, Anxiety and the Garden: A Heartfelt Tale

PeopleA personal story by artist and gardener Clare James about the role animals have played in helping manage her anxiety.

Arthur Parkinson Esq. is a Pottery Gardener and Hen Aficionado

PeopleMeet Arthur Parkinson - a man with a passion for chickens, gardens and growing, flowers and Joanna Lumley.

Plant / Life: William Dangar’s Bondi Garden

Gardens, PeopleVisit Sydney landscape landscape designer William Dangar's lush Bondi garden with us!

Dr onacloV and the Mysteries of the Anthropocene

PeopleMeet Dr onacloV - a fascinating woman on the forefront of artistic responses to climate change.

Gutter Talk with Adam Robinson

PeopleA chat about wellbeing, anxiety, and the power of plants with landscape designer Adam Robinson.

The Dirt: Janet Laurence

Gardens, PeopleA chat about plants, politics and hope with highly acclaimed Australian artist Janet Laurence.

20 Cheeky Questions: Emma Sadie Thomson

PeopleEmma is a passionate plant stylist and green thumb.

Andrew Barker and Grow Free: Growing Community and Food

PeopleGrow Free is growing food, love and community!

Alex Elliott-Howery’s Thrifty Kitchen

PeopleAlex is co-owner of Cornersmith cafe and the Queen of Kitchen Thrift.

Tessa Watson’s Tea Garden

Gardens, PeopleTessa Watson grows her own tea!

David Holmgren’s Permaculture Revolution

PeopleA chat with the seriously revolutionary co-founder of permaculture.

Plant / Life: Clare James

Gardens, PeopleVisit artist Clare James' wild and productive Healesville garden with us!

Dirty Nails Survey: Scott Cain

PeopleScott Cain is tropicoloco!

Plant/Life: Matt Reed of Antique Perennials

Gardens, PeopleA chat with a real-life plant hunter.

Dirty Nails Survey: Graham Ross

PeopleWe find out whats under the grandfather of Australian gardening's nails.

Dirty Nails Survey: Wendy Reid

PeopleA chat with The Planthunter grandmother.

Dirty Nails Survey: Laura Jones

PeopleThe cleanest place to be, according to artist Laura Jones, is outside in the dirt!

Dirty Nails Survey: Duncan Trousdale

PeopleFind out what's lurking under Exchange Stores owner Duncan Trousdale's fingernails...

Carmen Holloway is the Garlic Queen of King Island

PeopleWe chat with garlic farmer, plant nerd and permaculturalist Carmen Holloway about her life on one of Australia's most isolated islands.

Plant/Life: Peter Shaw

Gardens, PeopleTake a trip to a striking and sculptural coastal garden with us.

Designer Profile: Sidonie Carpenter

Art & Design, Gardens, PeopleWe chat with Brisbane based landscape architect Sidonie Carpenter about her design process and philosophy.

On the Verandah with Peter Watts

PeopleA chat about conservation, integrity and Edna Walling on Peter Watts' back verandah.

Mr and Mrs Fancy Plants

PeopleNaomi Savio has a plant named after her! She's basically rockstar plant royalty...

Jess Hood is a Gardener of the Mind

PeopleA wander through one of Australia's oldest native gardens with artist Jess Hood.

20 Cheeky Questions: Laurie Green

PeopleLaurie is the founder of Crop Swap Sydney - a community of gardeners focused on sharing the spoils of their soil.

The Dirt: Clive Blazey

Gardens, PeopleThe Diggers Club founder is an icon of Australian horticulture.

Talking Shop: High Swan Dive

PeopleWe dive into the leafy interior landscape of High Swan Dive, the best little plant shop in Newcastle.

Plant / Life: Jeremy Francis

Gardens, PeopleA passionate plantsman and his once-in-a-lifetime garden.

The Gypsy Farmer

PeopleKaycee Simoung is a fearless organic farmer.

20 Cheeky Questions: Phillip Withers

PeopleA cheeky chat with Melbourne based landscape designer Philip Withers.

Simon Rickard is a Player

PeopleMeet Simon Rickard - baroque bassoonist, passionate gardener and duck fancier.

Play Date with Natasha Grogan

People"It's in play that children find their confidence, their imagination and their passions," says Natasha Grogan.

The Dirt: Simon and Anna Ainsworth

PeopleThe owners of Eden Gardens are passionate about plants, community engagement and business.

Plant / Life: Robyn Prent

Gardens, PeopleCheck out this playful perennial garden in Melbourne!

20 Cheeky Questions: Annie Hamilton

PeopleAnnie clothes people with plants. Literally.

Plant / Life: David Whitworth

Gardens, PeopleVisit a wild inner city jungle garden with us!

Michael McCoy: The Dreamy Gardener

PeopleA chat with landscape designer, writer and now TV presenter Michael McCoy about his life, with plants.

Plant/Life: Natasha Morgan

Gardens, PeopleEscape to the country garden of landscape architect Natasha Morgan.

20 Cheeky Questions: Elle Prince

PeopleA chat with the co-founder of online plant shop Plants in a Box

Plant / Life: Cherrie Miriklis-Pavlou

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a gorgeous mountain garden in Olinda, Victoria

20 Cheeky Questions: Ivy Muse

PeopleA chat with Alana and Jacqui from botanical wares design studio Ivy Muse

Stackwood’s Sarah Bell has a Plant Addiction

PeopleA chat with Sarah Bell from Stackwood - a new creative venue and concept store in Freemantle, Western Australia

Mama Kin is a Rock n’ Roll Gardening Goddess

Harvest, PeopleMama Kin's spirit animal is a ride-on lawnmower.

Plant / Life: Erica Wagner and Craig Smith

Gardens, PeopleA gorgeous (and very water-wise!) Melbourne garden

20 Cheeky Questions: Paul Hyland

PeopleA chat about life, plants, and water with nurseryman Paul Hyland

LADY BOSS: Sasha Titchkosky

PeopleA chat with the founder and boss lady of Australian furniture and design company Koskela.

Iba Farrah: Palestinian Permaculturalist

PeopleA chat with a woman who believes in the healing power of nature.

Plant / Life: Jen Vardy and Family

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a rambling garden designed by Edna Walling in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.

Lady Boss: Susan Tait

PeopleWe chat with creative director and kitchen dancer Susan Tait.

LADY BOSS: Kara Rosenlund

PeopleA chat with photographer, stylist, author, and all round good gal Kara Rosenlund.

The Dirt: Clover Moore

PeopleA chat with the most influential woman in Sydney, Lord Mayor Clover Moore.