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Rebuilding After the Fires

Rebuilding After the Fires

An upcoming Bushfire Resistant Design Forum with Permaculture co-orginator David Holmgren and ASPO Australia’s Ian Dunlop

Saturday 21 March 12-5pm at Eltham College

Monkey Steals the Peach

What do you think of when you think of ninjas?  Discipline, stealth like the wind, reserved fashion sense?  How about barley wine, duck poo and mud?  For they were, at least at first, a...

Permablitz #60 – North Dandenong

Permablitz #60 – North Dandenong

Over 40 people came to an incredibly productive, informative and inspiring Permablitz in North Dandy.  We planted a tagasaste wind break, planted a banana, nectarine, lemon and apple tree and 2 currants, built 5+ grey water filtration...

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Very Edible Gardens

On February 20th Very Edible Gardens (or VEG) was launched – a collaborative project between four keen Melbourne permablitzers. VEG is focused on helping Melbourne’s transition towards sustainability, which includes edibility, and hence more...

Permablitz hits Uganda!

Permablitz hits Uganda!

We’ve had some exciting news from Kim and Clive, Melbourne Permablitzers currently spending a year volunteering on the Sabina Permaculture Project in Southern Uganda: “Uganda Permablitz #1 will be in Ssanje at the home...

Bushfire Resistant Design

In 1983 permaculture co-originator David Holmgren responded to the tragic Ash Wednesday fires with a project called The Flywire House. After many years out of print, Holmgren Design Services has now fast tracked the...

Eat The Suburbs: Gardening for the End of the Oil Age

Eat The Suburbs: Gardening for the End of the Oil Age

A film by Tanya Curnow, 2006. EAT THE SUBURBS takes the oil debate from the bowser to the backyard and follows Melbourne’s “permablitzers” as they prepare for the end of the oil age… one...

Why Aren’t You Blitzing?

Why Aren’t You Blitzing?

It has been one hell of a couple of weeks.  Our condolences to all who have suffered from the fires.  With the devastating heat seemingly past, it seems time to rebuild and regrow for...