What we’ve been reading (& listening to)

At Pepo, we love to read far and wide, constantly fuelling our obsession with plants, gardens, nature and ecology.

Here are the latest articles (and podcast episodes) that we’ve enjoyed.


Your Garden May Be Pretty, but Is It Ecologically Sound?

The New York Times

“Darrel Morrison, the elder statesman of the ecological landscaping movement, offers some advice for gardening in a changing world.”


Wonderground Journal: Issue Two ‘LOST’

The Planthunter

“Gardening, radicalised. Making friends with endangered trees. Growing wheat in downtown Manhattan. The gifts of other-motherhood. New ways of being with nature. When nearly everything was burnt, the old tree was saved. The exquisite silence of slugs. First Nations voices leading climate conversations. In praise of quiet landscapes. Moving a family garden, tree by tree, rock by mossy rock. Becoming intimate with disappearance. The wonder of getting lost.”


‘The Experiment’ Podcast: Americans Kept Getting Seeds in the Mail From China Last Year. We Finally Know Why.

The Atlantic

“Last summer, unsolicited home deliveries sent Americans into a panic. The writer Chris Heath has discovered an explanation that many, including the USDA, don’t believe.”


The right way to use old coffee in your garden

ABC Everyday

“Adele Kellett started using old coffee grounds in her garden, before running into a problem.”