Author: Adrian O'Hagan

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

Tamarillo

The Tamarillo, or Tree Tomato, is an attractive foliage specimen tree, growing to 3-4m and fruit within 1-2 years – as such they’re one of the best-value perennials you can ask for!

2016 – that’s a wrap!

2016 was big. And I mean BIG! We had over 24 blitzes and permabees throughout the year, 2 seed dating events, 4 movie nights, 4 guild sessions, almost 600 people volunteeer for the various blitzes,...

How to grow 300kg of veg in the ‘burbs

Permablitz’s very own Kat Lavers has recently won the Home and Garden category in local Sustainability Awards. She built the garden, nicknamed The Plummery, due to her love of fresh food and said its success was based on its permaculture design which uses minimal resources for growing produce.

A Christmas lunch with a difference

Christmas is the time for spending time with family and loved ones. But what if you find yourself in a situation where there is no family or friends to share this with? This can be a particularly depressing time of the year for such people but this year, there’s somewhere to go…