Besides providing botanical contents in a simple, personal and cozy way, The Plant Journal offers to plant lovers a new look on greenery by featuring the works of creative people who also love plants. As a curious observer of ordinary plants and other greenery, the magazine presents a monographic on a specific plant and brings together photographers, illustrators, designers, musicians, writers and visual artists, both established and emerging, from all over the world, to share with The Plant Journal their perceptions and experiences around plants.
FEATURES An interview with the inspiring florist Thierry Boutemy and a visit to Derek Jarman’s cottage at Dungeness, where he created an atypical and magical garden. Wild flowers growing in Cap de Creus, the legendary Joshua Tree, cenotes from the Mexican Caribbean and Butchart impressionist gardens thanks to Coke Bartrina (cover), Daniel Trese, Ángeles Peña and Jennilee Marigomen. Extreme farming in Kuwait, potted gardens in Tokyo, an illustrated bestiarium of invented plants and Lope Serrano discussing on three green scenes in Jean Luc Godard’s films are other stories of this flowered third issue. Includes works by Jonas Marguet, Britt Browne, Jessica Hans, Matt Olson and Scheltens & Abbenes.
MONOGRAPH Camellia illustrated by Marcus Oackley, Jordy van den Nieuwendijk, Shoboshobo, Ping Zhu and Hiromi Nakajima.