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Permablitz #170 in Seddon

This little Blitz out West was a bit of an unusual one. On a nice sunny Saturday in Seddon our host Roberta invited the Blitzers to help reinvigorate her backyard. The tasklist as well...

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Blitzing on the cheap

Thinking of having a blitz but the thought of the financial aspect doing your head in? Here’s a few tips for stretching your budget that little bit further…

Japanese Raisin Tree

The Japanese Raisin Tree is also known as the Chinese Raisin Tree, Kenpo Nashi or by its true name: Hovenia dulcis. This ornamental shade tree is well-suited to the home garden as well as...

Hoo-guh-what?!? Hugelkultur!

Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound. We’ve used this approach at several of our blitzes, and it’s not hard to see why! Instead of putting branches, leaves and grass clippings in bags...

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Getting Inspired – Costa and Permablitz

I first discovered Permablitz a couple of years ago when I borrowed the DVD collection of Costa’s Garden Odyssey from my local library. I was trying to learn more about gardening, and I can’t remember if...

Permablitz #171 in Kew

The lovely Sunday Blitz in Kew saw around 15 happy helpers arrive at Michelle’s rental garden. For the vast majority it was the first Permablitz ever. Sunny as it was, the eager Blitzers started...

Tomatillo

The tomatillo is a close relative of Cape Gooseberry and a distant relative of tomato. It grows a thin husk (or lantern) around the fruit that must be peeled prior to using the fruit....