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1. Arise And Shine

Featuring a range of voices, views and ideas, the inaugural issue of Wonderground focuses on questions of transformation. Change is both constant and challenging, scary and stimulating and it feels fitting to start a new print journal, and a new year, exploring this topic.

Listening to Land

AgricultureIdeas of legacy, transformation and love with regenerative farmer and author Charles Massy and his daughter Tanya.

Memories of Soil

BotanicaIf soil could speak, 'unprecedented' would not be in its vocabulary.

Making Meaning not Mulch

BotanicaDavid Godshall chats with tree death-walker Jeff Perry.

The Beauty and the Terror

EssaysWriting and gardening, seeing and being. An essay by Georgina Reid.

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.

The Art of Nature

Art & DesignNeha Kale meets four artists exploring new relations with nature.

How to Build the Alps

PoetryA poem by Rachael Mead

A Tree and a Boat

PoetryA poem by Tony Birch.

On Country

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

Farming Futures: A Conversation with Bruce Pascoe

Agriculture, ConversationsA conversation with Bruce Pascoe about farming indigenous food plants.

Echeveria

PoetryA poem by Shin Yu Pai.

Bowerbirds

FictionShort fiction by award-winning author Holly Ringland.

Nurturing Nature: School-Based Nature Education

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

Gardening as Freedom: A Conversation with Dan Pearson

Conversations, GardensA conversation with landscape designer and writer Dan Pearson.

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.

Transformative Landscapes: Brooklyn Naval Cemetery Landscape

GardensA Nelson Byrd Woltz designed public space by in New York is created for contemplation and connection.

Transformative Landscapes: Wild Yards Project

GardensCreate a biodiverse, beautiful and compassionate garden, wherever you live.

Transformative Landscapes: Landscapes of Cohabitation

Art & Design, Gardens'The idea of creation is beautiful, and the human species is capable of so much creation. But an existing climate and ecosystem, it’s not a blank page’ - Thomas Doxiadis

Ecological Anger Management

GardensBreathing new life into a neglected Los Angeles park, one plot at a time.