Issue 28: October 2023

What Plants Are Saying About Us

By Amanda Gefter
October 1, 2023

What if our brain is not the root of cognition? Some researchers believe that plants are key to understanding how the human mind works.

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Viriditas: Musings on Magical Plants: Portulaca oleracea

By Margaux Crump
October 1, 2023

This drought and pest-resistant succulent that can really take the heat that climate change is dishing out.

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Proboscis, Pollen, and the Rapture of Interspecies Intimacy

Photographs and words by Jake Eshelman
October 1, 2023

Our Contributing Editor of Ecological Thinking explores the mechanisms and mutualisms of plant-pollinator relationships.

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The Greening of Milan: Porta Nuova and Vertical Forest

By Gayil Nalls
October 1, 2023

Greening the urban environment allows for new ecosystems that could deliver health, environmental, and economic benefits.

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Overshooting Earth’s Boundaries: An Interview with Bill Rees

By Rachel Donald
October 1, 2023

Listen to this thought-provoking interview with with the systems bio-ecologist and ecological economist.

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The Garden of the Five Senses

Photographs and text by Gayil Nalls
October 1, 2023

Take a journey of sensory perception through this intriguing garden.

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Eat More Plants: Recipes

Le Botaniste’s
Fennel, Tomato, and Red Pepper Pasta Sauce

October 1, 2023

Enjoy this easy and delicious recipe from Le Botaniste, a 100% plant-based, certified organic, and Co2 neutral restaurant.

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October: Capturing Landscapes in Light, Shade, and Color

By Gayil Nalls, Liz Macklin, and Karen Bauer
October 1, 2023

The final lesson in our series is about capturing the larger pictorial vision of the landscape.

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