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LIFE. WITH PLANTS.  An online mag celebrating the innumerable connections between people and plants.

TODAY ON THE PLANTHUNTER: Kristy Barber, the boss woman and head designer of one of our favourite Australian fashion labels, @kuwaii, answers our Fashion x Plants x Lust survey! Check it out. Link in bio.

TODAY'S FEATURED DIRECTORY LISTING: Learn, dream, eat and be inspired with Mickey Robertson at @glenmorehouse – a collection of restored, early-vernacular farm buildings with rambling gardens – in the hills of the Razorback Range, south-west of Sydney. Produce from the kitchen garden is at the heart of each delightful workshop and charming small scale event. Link to website: http://bit.ly/glenmorehouseweb
Gorgeous pic of Mickey in the garden by @luisabrimble

ON THE PLANTHUNTER TODAY: #ecosexuality - Earth as lover, not mother. The earth, our home, needs our love badly. Fall deeply, passionately and fully in love with it. Not as a needy child, but as an engaged, loving, respectful and caring partner. Be an ecosexual. ⠀

We're getting ecosexy on TPH today. Drop by the link in bio for more on ecosexuality as well as a bunch of ecosexy acts to get you in the mood for ecolove. ⠀

Pics by @daniel_shipp

'I designed the garden from scratch when we built the house,' says @jennyroseinnes of her lush Bowral home and garden. ‘I design the floor plan the way I like the house to live. Always, in my mind, is what I will look out on to when I enter the house. Once the house starts taking shape then I stand in the space and imagine what I want to look at. That’s how the garden starts developing. It’s important to me that the house and garden both come together as one.’ Check out Jenny's gorgeous place on TPH today. Link in bio. Images by @abbie_melle

'A garden is like a child – you have to give it attention, you have to watch it and see when it needs feeding and watering. It’s very demanding, actually,' says @jennyroseinnes on TPH today. Link to story in bio. Images by @abbie_melle

TODAY ON THE PLANTHUNTER: Visit 'serial renovator and garden maker' @jennyroseinnes's gorgeous Bowral garden. Since this shoot she's moved next door and is busy making a new garden- ‘My new garden is five minutes old and you should see it, it’s amazing. I will never move again!’ Link in bio. Images by @abbiemelle and produced in collaboration with @thedesignfiles

ON THE PLANTHUNTER TODAY: @theverygoodbra! We chat with founder of The Very Good Bra, Stephanie Devine, in our Fashion x Plants x Lust survey on TPH today. The VGB is compostable, zero waste and made from eucalyptus fibre. Brilliant eh? "I created The Very Good Bra to prove it was possible to make a bra which left no impact on the environment at its end of life." Stephanie tells us. Find out more on TPH today. Link in bio

Remembering our visit to Withycombe last year.... such a glorious old garden in #mountwilson. Currently owned/loved by Barbara of @landsberggardens, it was once the childhood stomping ground of acclaimed Australia author Patrick White. Old and magical gardens are the best.

TODAY ON THE PLANTHUNTER: @freyalatona chats to leading Australian sexologist @juliet_allen about lust, sex, nature and a unique method of feeding your fiddle leaf fig (you won't find this advice at your local nursery!) Have a read over on TPH today. Link in bio.

TODAY'S FEATURED DIRECTORY LISTING: The range of luxury outdoor furniture and fabrics at @ecooutdoor are crafted with naturally tough and resilient materials, designed specifically for use and enjoyment out of doors. If you’re looking for outdoor furniture or fabrics and trying to find the perfect piece that complements your space, talk to Eco Outdoor – the outdoor living specialists. Link to website: http://bit.ly/ecooutdoor

TODAY ON THE PLANTHUNTER: Aphrodisiac plants! Need some plant-based sexytime stimulation? Head over to TPH now for a list of Mother Nature's tried and tested aphrodisiac offerings used to fuel bedroom fires since forever. It's a public holiday, after all.... Hint hint, nudge nudge, wink wink. ⠀
Link in bio and pic by @daniel_shipp

ON THE PLANTHUNTER TODAY: Fashion x lust x plants survey with @wellmadeclothes_ co-founder Kelly Elkin. Kelly and WMC gang are leading the charg to make the fashion industry more transparent and environmentally and socially responsible. Kelly is also a plant lover, of course, and grew up in the bush with park ranger parents. Nowadays, she lives in the inner west of Sydney and surrounds herself with plants - indoors and out. Kelly is first up in our Fashion x Lust x Plants survey this month on TPH!

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