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!
Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!
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!
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
Someone is looking for their next housemates; it can be either a single or a couple to share in an awesome garden oasis!
This blitz heated up as eager blitz volunteers met in the brick and concrete settings of the Box Hill Central Mall with a vision of transformative action – some herb’n’veggie-filled wicking beds were going to be made!
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...
Urban beekeeping is going from strength to strength, with more beekeepers than ever in the state of Victoria alone. A handful of beekeepers have taken the next step into self-sufficiency , and have actively...
Welcome to 2017, the Chinese year of the Rooster! Whether this means that we’re all going to be getting up at the break of dawn and singing for the world to hear remains to be...
After our festive season decadencies there is no better time than now to get into burdock. The root is a perfect accompanying vegetable or herb to include as you set to release some of that toxic load and make healthful news year’s resolves!
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!