The sign at the front door says “Spoiled rotten pets live here”. It should read “coddled plants thrive here”! Both front and back yards are lush with growth, in spite of the dryness all around.
Designer: Terry Roberts
The return to Tina’s home to finish the transformation was lots of fun – wicking bed action, pond making, lasagna bed creations and lots of planting!
Wooly, rugged-up and eager as can be, a fine group of blitzers trickled in to Tina’s back yard and were met with a garden simply raring to go!
The coolest new thing to hit Sunbury since ’72 was the blitzing of Anne and Ian’s humble home, with straw-bale gardens and veggie beds galore!
The sun was out, the mattocks were swinging and the soil was delivered. The day of Sandy’s Permablitz offered perfect conditions for yet another poor-looking kikuyu lawn to be ripped out and replaced with productive garden beds.
Last time we were here, we built a great many things, including an African keyhole bed, but sadly didn’t get time to finish everything on the list. So now we’re back to finish what...
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...
With the help of Pooja, Natacha, Den and three of Mei’s own children, trenches were dug from the tap point to each garden bed and 13mm polypipe set down, ready for the weeper hoses.
The weather gods gifted us with a beautifully sunny winter day that allowed the troops to get into action bright eyed and full of smiles, concluding with my favourite thing of all, PLANTING! And a group photo of course!
First-time blitzer Pooja shares her experiences of getting down and dirty with a dozen or so other eager volunteers on a sunny day in Thornbury!