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David Whitworth

David Whitworth is a landscape architect and painter. The twin vocations compete like siblings over his favourite subject – the relationship between people and place. His writing has appeared in Wonderground and Landscape Australia. His recent solo show, Falling Awake, was held at Saint Cloche Gallery, Sydney. VISIT DAVID’S WEBSITE / INSTAGRAM / TUMBLR

Keeping Track

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

Plants x Science: Christine Allen, Botanical Warrior

PeopleAn interview with plant scientist Christine Allen, whose passion is protecting Western Australia's endangered flora.

Komorebi: Dripping Sunlight

Culture, GardensThe word komorebi translates as 'dripping sunlight' in Japanese. An essay on this very romantic word by David Whitworth.

Koji Makino: Ficus

Art & DesignPhotographer Koji Makino gets up close and passionate with fig trees.

Plant File: Turmeric

BotanicaA short guide to growing turmeric in your garden.

Mondrian: Funded by Flowers

Art & Design, CultureIts funny to think of being ashamed of making money from flowers, but apparently Mondrian was. I…

The Temple of Flora

Art & DesignStories of unappreciated artistic genius always strike a chord, and The Temple of Flora – the unpublished…

Orchidelirium: The Sexual Prowess of Orchids

Botanica, Culture‘Orchid Sexual Deceit Provokes Ejaculation’, reads one headline as I dive headlong into the surprisingly well documented sex…