Permaculture practitioners and newcomers alike attended our From Garden To Globe event on 13 October at VU @ MetroWest in Footscray. The evening started off with a screening of Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective and...
Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!
The Permablitz Tenth Birthday party event saw Naomi take a morning Medicinal Plant Lore Walk along Peppertree Place’s luscious garden pathways – here’s just some of the knowledge she shared
How do you play you ask? It’s simple really… participants get a ticket and some seed.. The chook is unleashed and eats before spreading the manure love. And when the poop lands, the crowd cries and a winner is declared!
The Keyhole Garden concept is brilliantly simple. A circular raised bed has a centre compost basket that distributes nutrients to the surrounding lasagne-style garden bed, with a small cut-in for easy access to the centre compost basket
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.
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...
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!)
Six years after his front garden Permablitz and about five years after the back garden blitz, Damian now needs a machete to get through the foliage to harvest the abundance of veggies and fruit!
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.
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!
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.