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‘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.

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The Dirt: Dan Kyle

Gardens, PeopleA visit to the mountain home and garden of artist Dan Kyle.

20 Cheeky Questions: William Dangar

PeopleA cheeky chat with highly regarded landscape designer William Dangar.

Plant / Life: Barry Byrne and Miguel Alvarez

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a grand five-hectare Blue Mountains garden.

Plant / Life: Michael Bates

Gardens, PeopleA beautifully crafted Sydney garden.

Greg Bourke: Carnivorous Plant Hunter

PeopleA man with a passion for the flesh-hungry sinners of the botanical world.

Janneke Luursema’s Indoor Garden Oasis

PeopleIt's a sin not to keep house plants! Just ask Amsterdam based photographer Janneke Luursema.

Ed’s Feral Cactus Garden

Gardens, PeopleA wild cactus garden in inner suburban Sydney

20 Cheeky Questions: Haarkon

PeopleWe ask Haarkon founders, India and Magnus, our 20 Cheeky Questions!

The Dirt: Jess Miller

PeopleJess Miller is a mover, shaker and change maker.

Growing Friends and Plants

PeopleWe chat with Michael Hare, leader of the Growing Friends at Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens.

Plant / Life: Judy Sederof

Gardens, PeopleWe visit an over-achieving, 60 square metre East Brunswick garden!

Meet the Seed Mob

PeopleWe meet Paul Gorrie from Seed, Australia's first Indigenous youth climate network.

New Shoots: Eileen Chong

PeopleA chat with Sydney based 'poet of small things', Eileen Chong

Bob Brown: “It’s not hard being Green”

PeopleThe incredible Bob Brown speaks to The Planthunter.

The Dirt: Daniel Baffsky

Gardens, PeopleA chat about plants with landscape architect Daniel Baffsky.

Man Candy: Rodney Dunn

PeopleRodney Dunn from the Agrarian Kitchen talks to us about food, plants, and life.

New Shoots: Mark Tredinnick

PeopleA chat with award-winning writer and poet Mark Tredinnick.

Plant / Life: Criss Canning & David Glenn

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a stunning dry climate garden in central Victoria.

Man Candy: Matt Leacy

PeopleSydney landscape designer Matt Leacy takes our Man Candy survey.

My (Plant)Father

PeopleCleo Braithwaite writes of knowledge learnt from her biologist dad.

Man Candy: Ken Done

PeopleColour, optimism and, well, KEN DONE!!!

Glenn Johnson & The South Pacific Greens

PeopleGlenn Johnson is the proud owner of 3,000 VIP-lants.

Man Candy: Richie Northcott

PeopleRichie from Fresh Prince is our Friday Man Candy man!

Life With Plants: Patrick Honan

PeoplePatrick Honan from St Kilda Indigenous Nursery Co-op is our Reader Profile for the Man issue.

New Shoots: Tamryn Bennett

PeopleLife is a poem, according to multidisciplinary artist, poet, and plant lover Tamryn Bennett

The Dirt: Isaac Miller

PeopleA chat with a four-year-old gardener and philosopher.

Life With Plants: Hannah Cooper

PeopleHannah Cooper from The Tree Diaries is our Reader Profile for this month!

20 Cheeky Questions with Lucila Dominguez

PeopleWe ask Argentinian mural artist Lucila Dominguez 20 Cheeky Questions!

Steve Axford’s Kingdom of Fungi

PeopleSteve Axford gives us a privileged glimpse into the mysterious kingdom of fungi.

Eating Habits with Matt Skinner

PeopleAvocados, Brussels sprouts and family dinners are a few of the things that make wine expert Matt Skinner tick!

Eating Habits with Camilla Clark

PeopleCamilla Clark of Bakewell & Co. makes key lime pies and loves to read cookbooks in bed. What a woman!

Eating Habits with Jad Choucair

PeopleJad Choucair from Melbourne's Mankoushe restaurant shares with us his eating habits!

Plant / Life: Michael Cooke

Gardens, PeopleMichael Cooke has been working with plants since he was 11. No wonder his garden is excellent!

Eating Habits with Raph Rashid

PeopleWe chat to Raph Rashid of Beatbox Kitchen and All Day Donuts about the king of all topics, eating habits!

Eating Habits with Belinda Jeffery

PeopleCookbook author Belinda Jeffery shares her Eating Habits with us - everything from raw onion sandwiches to caramel soufflé.

A Feast of Creepers

Culture, PeopleSophie McComas has a thing for creepers. Naturally, we're intrigued!

The Dirt: Aunty Fran Bodkin

PeopleWe take a walk with indigenous elder and storehouse of botanical knowledge, Fran Bodkin

Eating Habits with Jill Dupleix

PeopleThis month we're feasting, and what better way to do it than talk food with Jill Dupleix?

Life With Plants: Erica Nathan

PeopleThis month's reader profile is Erica Nathan of Hobart, who shows us a different way of seeing gardens.

Plant / Life: Ann Sherry & Michael Hogan

Gardens, PeopleA visit to the garden of one of Sydney's most iconic residences!

Life With Plants: Betina Simmons Blaine 

PeopleIntroducing Betina Simmons Blaine of Seattle, our first reader profile about life with plants.

20 Cheeky Questions: Dr Alan Duffy

PeopleWe talk to astronomer Dr Alan Duffy about plants in space and other cosmic subjects!

Plant / Life: Sam Clayton & Mal Wood

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a vibrant and eclectic Melbourne garden.

Plant / Life: Coombe Estate

Gardens, PeopleA visit to the gardens of Dame Nellie Melba's Coombe Estate in Coldstream, Victoria.

Salad, Mr President?

PeopleWe chat with Julia Sherman of Salad For President about art and salad (of course!).

The Dirt: Sophie Tatlow & Bruce Slorach

Gardens, PeopleA chat about cultural binge-ism with Sophie and Bruce from Utopia Goods

Sian Zeng’s Wallflowers

PeopleStep into the tropics with the living, breathing wallpaper designs of London-based artist, Sian Zeng.

Man Cheung’s Hong Kong

PeopleMan Cheung focuses his camera lens on the renegade plants of Hong Kong.

The Dirt: Jardine Hansen

PeopleA bushwalk with a floral stylist and SERIOUS plant lover Jardine Hansen

Plant / Life: Anne Atkins

Gardens, PeopleA visit to a fairy garden in Fitzroy, Melbourne.

20 Cheeky Questions: Tom Blachford

PeoplePhotographer Tom Blachford will change the way you see the world.

Sophie Hansen: Local is Lovely

PeopleWe chat with Sophie Hansen from Local is Lovely about simple cooking and the slow food movement.

Our 2015 Reader Survey & Giveaway: It’s BIG!

PeopleWe turn two this month, so it's time for a Reader Survey and Giveaway!

Misha Hollenbach Attack

PeopleMisha Hollenbach of fashion team P.A.M. attacks ikebana and wallpaper with art.

Plant/Life: Wendy Whiteley

Gardens, PeopleA visit to Wendy's Secret Garden.

Divine Detail: Mali Moir

PeopleWe love botanical artist Mali Moir's eye for detail.

Zio Baritaux’s Strange Plants

PeopleAn interview with the woman behind the Strange Plants books.

20 Cheeky Questions: Marc Martin

PeopleWe enter the lush illustrated world of Melbourne artist Marc Martin to ask 20 Cheeky Questions.

An Epicurean Harvest

PeopleWe visit Hayden and Erika of Epicurean Harvest, to talk about modern farming and romance.

Anne Harris: In the Artist’s Studio

PeopleArtist Anne Harris invites us into her studio, in Queensland's rainforest country!

The Dirt: Tamara Dean

PeopleA cup of tea and a bushwalk with highly acclaimed artist Tamara Dean.

20 Cheeky Questions: Michelle Crawford of Hugo & Elsa

PeopleMichelle Crawford of Hugo & Elsa answers our 20 questions!

Dr John Wamsley: The Bush Gardener

PeopleSally Wilson has a five hour morning tea with a legend of Australian environmentalism.

The Dirt: Alan & Jill Collins

Gardens, PeopleAn interview with a pair of octogenarian plant collectors.

Plant /Life: Fitzroy Gardens Conservatory

Gardens, PeopleA fantasy land of horticultural delight!

Objects of Desire: Salmiana, Mexico

PeopleAn interview with plant obsessed creative Juliana de Lasse of Salmiana, Mexico City.

20 Cheeky Questions: Rohan Anderson

PeopleRohan Anderson has a problem with industrialised food. And nose hair.

Interview: Furniture Designer Stuart Williams

PeopleAn interview with Stuart Williams of Touching Space, a furniture, object and lighting design studio in Tasmania.

Interview: Ralph Durr

PeopleA plant nursery, picture framing business, and a railway museum. All housed in a country train station in central Victoria!

Plant /Life: Brian & Trish Perkins

Gardens, PeopleA modernist native garden in inner Melbourne.

The Dirt: Matthew Horton

Harvest, PeopleAn interview with Matthew Horton, owner of Rainy Lane cold pressed juice.

Interview: Bruce Rowe of Anchor Ceramics

PeopleAn interview with architect and potter Bruce Rowe.

Interview: Gordon Tait

PeopleAn interview with furniture craftsman and director of Tait outdoor furniture, Gordon Tait.

Interview: Hugh Main

PeopleAn interview with Hugh Main, co-founder and director of Sydney landscape design firm, Spirit Level.

Plant / Life: A Tiny Brunswick Garden

Gardens, PeopleA luscious and leafy little garden in Brunswick, Victoria proves that size isn't everything.

20 Cheeky Questions: Beci Orpin

PeopleAn interview with Melbourne based designer, illustrator and author Beci Orpin.

The Dirt: Tracey Deep

PeopleAn interview with Tracey Deep, artist and curator of nature.

Interview: Raquel Trejo of Margarite & Rosa

PeopleRaquel Trejo is a biodynamic farmer, natural dyer, and maker of kids clothes adults want to wear.

Profile: Bayden Hine, Musician & Plant Man

PeopleAn interview with Bayden Hine (aka Packwood), a folk musician and plant obsessive.

Scent Survey: Blair Richardson

PeopleBlair Richardson, graphic designer and founder of Little Mule Studio, takes our scent survey.

Scent Survey: Jason M Jones and Brahman Perera

PeopleMelbourne restauranteur Jason M Jones and his partner interior designer Brahman Perera take our scent survey.

The Dirt: Saskia Havekes

PeopleAn interview with Saskia Havekes, floral artisan, perfumer, and owner of Grandiflora Sydney.

Scent Survey: Lucy Feagins

PeopleLucy Feagins, editor of The Design Files, takes our Scent Survey

Scent Survey: Daniella Germain

PeopleDaniella Germain, artist and author of cookbook My Abuela's Table, takes our Scent Survey.

Scent Survey: Maggie Beer

PeopleAustralian national treasure Maggie Beer takes our Scent Survey!

Scent Survey: Berry Liberman

PeopleSmall Giants founder and Dumbo Feather Publisher Berry Liberman takes our Scent Survey.

Scent Survey: Julie Gibbs

PeoplePublishing Director of Lantern Books, Julie Gibbs, takes our scent survey.

Scent Survey: Jynne Dilling Martin

PeopleAssociate Publisher of Riverhead Books and poet Jynne Dilling Martin takes our Scent Survey.

Scent Survey: Andrew Marks

PeopleWine and gin maker Andrew Marks takes our Scent Survey.

Scent Survey: Lacey Pipkin

PeopleWriter, amateur gardener, and former production co-ordinator for Jack White, Lacey Pipkin takes our Scent Survey.

Plant/Life: Horst Schoeps

Gardens, PeopleA magical Melbourne garden complete with vegetables, grape vines, a huge pool and pond system stocked with rainbow trout, a rambling orchard, and chickens!

Scent Survey: Megan Morton

PeopleStylist and human whirlwind Megan Morton takes our Scent Survey!

Scent Survey: Jane Matthews of Swensk

PeopleJane Matthews, co-founder of Melbourne slow fashion brand Swensk takes our Scent Survey

Scent Survey: Matt Dilling

PeopleMatt Dilling is the founder of Brooklyn based Lite Brite Neon; producing neon bling for brands like Marc Jacobs, Stella McCartney and more. He's also a beekeeper and gardener, and was kind enough to complete our Scent Survey. What a guy!

Scent Survey: Professor Tim Entwisle

PeopleDirector and Chief Executive of the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Professor Tim Entwisle, completes our scent survey.

Scent Survey: Joost Bakker

PeopleJoost Bakker's favourite smell is the scent of soil when digging up potatoes.

DS & Durga Make Perfume

PeopleAn interview with David and Kavi Moltz of experimental New York perfume house DS & Durga.

The Dirt: Jacqui Bushell

PeopleAn interview with herbalist, energetic healer, and passionate plant woman, Jacqui Bushell.