Samantha van Egmond

Samantha is a writer who studied agriculture before moving on to a journalism degree. She indulged her love of wide open spaces working at Country Style magazine for several years before freelancing. Sam can often be found Googling orangeries and collecting pine cones along the side of the road. VIEW SAM’S TWITTER & PINTEREST


Talking Shop: The Plant Room

Art & Design, Culture, GoodsWe chat to the owner of the best little plant shop in Manly, Emma McPherson.

Talking Shop: High Swan Dive

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

Tree Planting Ceremonies

CultureLong before there was talk of ‘managing’ forests, humans relied on trees in almost every facet of…

The Nature of Scent

CultureMost of us have experienced that spine-tingling moment when, triggered by a passing scent carried on the…

When Rotten Goes Right

HarvestBacteria have been unfairly judged. From an early age, we are taught to fear it, avoid it,…