Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!

Permablitz #161 in Essendon

Thank you to everyone who came out for a great blitz at Beaver Street Kindergarten last week! We had a small but very diverse group with participants from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Brazil,...

Permablitz 164 in Upwey

Hermann led a workshop on building Hügelkultur raised garden beds just before lunch time. The lunch itself was glorious with a range of Curries and cake and cookies that were left over from morning...

Guild Session #4 Recap

We had another great turnout and very successful Guild Session last Thursday the 25th of September at the Farnham Street Community Learning Centre in Flemington! As a reminder, these Guild Sessions are designed as...

Permablitzing in Slow Magazine

It’s the craze that’s sweeping not only the nation, but the world. From Melbourne to Montreal, Perth to Portugal, Hawaii to Houston, Instanbul to Indonesia, people are getting together and converging on backyards, shovels and rakes firmly in hand.

Permablitz 163 in Flemington

Brendan and Mara (our permaculture designers) did an amazing job after weeks of preparation and diligent planning. They designed and planned the garden and organised the activities on the day. It’s a cliché to...

Permablitz Timelapse

View below to watch a fabulous timelapse of the Permablitz 157 in Northcote. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IagFEwJJ0JY

Guild session #3 recap

There was plenty of questions and discussion on the topic by all those who attended and was a good launching pad for future discussions and ideas concerning this critical part of the design process. We were...

Permablitz 157 in Northcote

A wonderful Permablitz began on a sunny day in Northcote. The garden was a good size east facing backyard with not many trees but, typically for Northcote, a couple of good, established fruit trees...

Blitz 162 West Brunswick Food Forest

Despite the rainy winter weather, there was strong turnout (50+ volunteers!!!) for Blitz 159 held at the Dunstan Reserve/West Brunswick Food Forest Saturday 12 June. Unlike most Blitzes, the food forest design is in...

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Guild Session #2 recap

Next came designer-extraordinaire, Mara. Having co-designed more than 10 blitzes, she was able to share some tips on her approach, things to watch out for, and encourage confidence in our own design skills. A big thanks...