Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!


Characteristics of a Tree Guild

Like any other forest, a food forest is a multi-storied affair, with plants from underground, surface, undergrowth, shrubs, understory trees, and the canopy. The basic food forest building block is a Tree Guild.


Permablitz #188 – Frankston

A sunny spring Sunday, despite the weather forecasts, made for excellent blitzing weather. Our host, Bronnie, suffers from chronic migraines and her biggest stress reliever is enjoying her garden – so our plan was...


Permablitz #189 – Essendon

Lesley and John with 5-year-old twins Luke and Erin welcomed Permablitz volunteers to reinvigorate and re-vegetate their yards into more productive spaces (with a fairy garden!)

Well after the blitz

Permablitz Revisited – North Coburg 4 years later

The permablitz has enabled us to grow lots of veggies, keep chooks and have an aesthetically pleasing garden much sooner than would have been the case had we been working on it alone. We’d recommend having a permablitz to others without hesitation.

The last kid just ate all the time, and kept butting in. It didn't work out.

No kidding, we need your help!

Do you write good and stuff? Are you tired of missing out on Permablitzes before they book out, and wish that you had a golden ticket to be able to get in to any booked-out blitz? Then this may be the gig for you!


Permablitz #186 – Coburg – Newlands Preschool

What do you get when you combine a great community spirit with the power of permablitz? You get a boat sailing in a sea of warrigal greens that flows into a dry creek with its own bridge, that is in turn surrounded by a mini fruit orchard.


Celebrations and sadness

It’s been a time of highs and lows for the team at Permablitz decentral lately. Of course, the big news is the passing of the permaculture great Bill Mollison. To say the man was...

Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm

The green leaves of lemon balm have the scent of lemon with a hint of mint, with leaves that look like oversized mint—no surprise, since lemon balm is part of the mint family!


Hong Kong’s first Permablitz in Sheng Shui

Throughout Hong Kong there is growing interest in balcony gardening and community gardening, and people has growing awareness to impact of climate change to food production, and the significance of sustainable living.