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2. Lost

Issue Two explores notions of loss and discovery. Finding the future in the garden, losing plants and their stories, uncovering new ways of seeing the world, and becoming intimate with disappearance. The publication features essays, memoir, poetry and fiction from an eclectic collection of writers, thinkers, gardeners and artists. Wonderground Issue Two is hopeful, heartfelt, provocative and delightful – a salve for our times. Featured contributors include: Agnes Denes, Marika Duczynski, Elizabeth Farrelly, Nicole Foreshew, David Godshall, Bill Henson, Cecil Howell, Clare James, Neha Kale, Amy Leach, Lille Madden, Michael McCoy, Asad Raza, Georgina Reid, Camille Rouliére, Inga Simpson, Sue Stuart-Smith, Tim Rushby-Smith, David Whitworth, David Whyte.

Get Lost!

Culture, MemoirArtist Clare James on the joys of going off track.

Gardening. Radicalised

Art & Design, Conversations, GardensDavid Godshall chats with Georgina Reid about remaking landscape architecture.

The Well of Grief

PoetryA poem by David Whyte.

Gaining Ground

Agriculture, MemoirElizabeth Farrelly discovers the reality of life on the land.

Other-Motherhood

Culture, MemoirGeorgina Reid discovers what it really means to care.

Sea Wolf

FictionNew fiction by award-winning author Inga Simpson.

Knowing River

Culture, EssaysMarika Duczynski gets to know Dyarubbin, the Hawkesbury River.

Earth Works

Art & DesignNeha Kale uncovers fertile ground in the art of Agnes Denes, Nicole Foreshew and Asad Raza.

The Everybody Ensemble

EssaysNew writing by award-winning author Amy Leach

In Praise of Quiet Landscapes

Art & Design, GardensGardening can be about seeing as much as making, suggests Georgina Reid.

She Rests Under the Oleanders

Gardens, MemoirCamille Roulière tastes loss and love in the garden.

My Pal Mel: An Ecstatic Encounter with an Endangered Plant

BotanicaRobert Champion makes friends with an endangered plant.

The Lost Flora

Art & Design, Culture, EssaysWhat can the stories of plants teach us about living with extinction?

Full Stop

Culture, MemoirTim Rushby-Smith learns a new way of being in nature.

Keeping Track

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

Miss Galbraith and I

Memoir, PeopleOne book has a profound effect on Michael McCoy

Adventureland

PoetryA poem by Monique Germon.

Minding the Garden

Conversations, Culture, GardensPsychiatrist, gardener and author Sue-Stuart Smith in conversation with Georgina Reid