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Plants are Magic Magazine Vol 3


A magazine for  makers, dreamers and plant lovers, "Plants are Magic" is a celebration of botanical creativity and our relationship with plants.

Conceived like a timeless book to be cherished and collected, each edition offers an intimate gathering of stories, interviews and tutorials by artisans, plant growers, foragers, healers and plant lovers from around the world.

Volume 3 is themed "Time", highlights include:

  • How to attune your garden to the moon cycles – simple step-by-steps for starting with biodynamic growing.
  • Ayurvedic self care daily rituals with plant-based recipes.
  • How to do a simple tea meditation to experience herbs to their fullest.
  • Interview with a knitter, growing and spinning her own cotton.
  • Interview with Boreal Folk Apothecary.
  • A natural dyeing tutorial on how to pound flowers into fabric and create beautiful patterned cloth.
  • Discovering pressed plant specimens and starting our own herbarium.
  • Drawing flower motifs to capture the timeless beauty of the life cycle of a plant.
  • Recipes for fermenting vegetables and wild herbs.
  • Personal stories about connecting with our ancestors through plants.


  • 104 pages of plant-based art, craft, food, healing, interviews, stories, experiences, recipes and tutorials, printed on FSC certified silk paper, A5 size (21cmx15cm) and 'perfect bound' just like a soft cover book, proudly ad-free.

Independently published by Rebecca Desnos, a natural dyer in the UK with a vision to unite crafts such as natural dyeing and herbalism and explore the relationship between making and mindfulness. Together let's celebrate plant creativity in every form.

Most orders are dispatched within 2-3 working days, we despatch orders via Sendle on Wednesdays-Fridays. Flat rate standard shipping $10 (2-6 days) Express $15 (1-2 days) Protecting our environment is a big deal to us, that’s why we’re proud to, where possible, use Sendle, Australia’s first carbon neutral delivery service partnering with Climate Friendly. We use recycled packaging as much as possible.
Funny thing, we might be a shop but we’re not actually big on consumerism. We have a major aversion to today’s mass produced, disposable culture of built-in obsolescence and advertising convincing us to buy more stuff we don’t need. Instead, we value timeless quality, investing in heirloom pieces to last a lifetime, each item unique and handmade by a real person. We want you to love your purchase as much as us, so if for some reason it’s not exactly what you want, return it within 14 days and we’ll provide a full store credit on the purchase price (not including postage). To return a product, email us at or call us on 03 54705458 during tribe opening hours within 14 days of purchase. To be eligible, item must be unused, in original condition and packaging and accompanied by a receipt. Once you’ve contacted us, package item securely and return to Tribe, 227 Barker St, Castlemaine VIC 3450.