The Plant: Issue 7

With a cover shot by Ola Rindal, we're really into the new issue of The Plant that has just arrived. A journal about ordinary plants and other greenery. In this issue; Sarah Illenberger plays with Flowerworks and florist Mark Colle recalls the immortal nature of goldenrocks. You will also find Marcelo Gomes' study on green colour, a conversation with a bonsai master and a pleasant walk through Amsterdam's plant life. Pia Riverola guides us through Edward James' garden of Las Pozas and we follow Jennilee Marigomen hiking Mount Baker and Kuba Ryniewicz exploring the last primeval forest in Europe. Learn about the crisp and salty taste of samphire and fable about Alvar Aalto's legendary Savoy vase. Fiction comes through Blow Up review and Luis Cerveró's approach to the relation between flowers and female orgasms. As always, Scheltens and Abbenes take over the recipes to show some serious cereals for breakfast. Lasty in this issue's plant monograph you will discover the charming but tricky nature of the Asparagus Fern with illustrations by Jordy van den Niuewendijk, Shoboshobo, Grace Danico, Johanna Tagada and Elliot Freeman. Buy Issue 7 at Flatspot.