Provocateur in Portugal

Issue 59

Dr Leyla Acaroglu is in the midst of restoring a small Portuguese farm to create a cultural destination for change-makers.

Sensory Punch

Issue 59

Landscape designer Jenny Kjar is slowly transforming her 40-acre block in the foothills of the Warby Ranges in northeastern Victoria into a tough but playful garden that draws in the surrounding landscape and engages the senses at every turn.

The Family Business

Issue 58

A descendant of two pioneering Western Australian farming families, Lucinda Giblett proves that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

A Shared Ethos

Issue 58

The Little Green Corner in Geelong champions sustainable food options by utilising locally grown produce and running regular educational workshops.

The Deep End

Issue 46

Drew Carling looks back on his first “dry country” job as a landscape architecture graduate – his parents’ then-new seven acre property on the banks of the Murray River, featuring a Glen Murcutt house and a lone black box tree.

Backyard Harvests

Issue 57

Urban Growers are taking small city spaces and turning them into urban-scale farms.

Postage Stamp Oasis

Issue 57

A tiny concrete courtyard in Balaclava that is, technically, half car space, has been transformed into a year-round living room by Acre’s Brett Robinson.

Salvage And Share

Issue 55

Kat Lavers demonstrates the power of permaculture with the transformation of her compact Northcote garden, the Plummery.

Natural Textures

Issue 56

Tim Nicholas embraces harsh conditions and organic elements to create a cohesive garden of diversity and depth.