Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!

Harvesting our inner blitz (or bliss?)

February was a pretty crazy month, there was so much to see at the Sustainable Living Festival – and we also had our Fair Food documentary presentation, as well as a workshop from the...

Fair Food – a documentary for the times

Last week we teamed up with Permaculture Victoria to present the Fair Food documentary. The documentary reminds us that we all have choices. Choices about who we are, what we eat, the food we grow,...

Dragon Tongue Beans

Dragon Tongue beans are an open pollinated heirloom variety originally cultivated in the late eighteenth, early nineteenth century in the Netherlands. From there it spread to France and England then eventually to the New...

Permablitz Revisited: Northcote 3 years later

Three years after their permablitz, Michelle and Chris now have all the lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and other veggies they could want. And with the herbs beds, there is generally enough seasonal produce for the whole family!

Making a biz from your permie passions and wicking bed action

Last month we got to chat to Ben from Ben’s Bees and he shared with us his beginnings and how he’s grown his business.. Permablitz Collective superstar Hermann also put together a great article on wicking beds (based on the writings of the wicking bed inventor), and we’ve also teamed up with the team at Permaculture Victoria to present the Fair Food documentary as part of the upcoming Sustainable Living Festival!

Shark Fin Melon

Our hero of the month is the Asian green Shark Fin Melon, the essential ingredient for the healthy and nutritious shark fin melon soup (not shark fin soup!) boiled using a Tanyu claypot

A few thoughts on wicking beds

One of the big hits at Permablitzes are wicking beds. It is time that we talk a little bit about how they work, why they work, and what you can do to make them...