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2013 Permaculture Calendar

A plug for our friends who produce the excellent Permaculture Calendar: Organise your life and share your schedule with this lovely, deceptively simple but thought-provoking, calendar in your home or workplace. It’s filled with...

Blitz 135 in Northcote

It was a gorgeous day.  The sun kindly poked its head out just in time for the first blitzers to arrive – some new faces, and others who met at previous blitzes. In a...

Blitz 132 in Hampton Park

We had about seven people attend the blitz on Sunday. We relocated about three cubic metres of soil, set up about four raised vegie beds including planting seedlings, and weeded the existing orchard in...

Goths in the Garden

[ After we made some reference to the apparent incompatibility of permablitzing and goth culture in a recent newsletter we received several responses from some wonderful ecologically-minded goths, who are involved in activities such as permaculture,...

Blitz 130 in North Coburg

The morning was cloudy and pleasantly cool; the soil and compost piles spread between house and fence. Camellias dropped their last flowers with the rustle of wattle birds on their branches, as the worms...

Blitz 128 in Preston

On a chilly winter’s day a large group of keen folk joined Preston renters Theo, Roger, Alex, Crystal and Tristan in their garden. With an understanding landlord giving them the go ahead to do...

Blitz 127 in West Footscray

The day went really well. We had over 20 enthusiastic Blitzers ranging from first-timers to seasoned veterans. Mara from POW did sterling work as uber-facilitator and others rose to the task for various projects....

Blitz 126 in Preston

Saturday 21 April was our very own permablitz at the rental property I share with my 4 other housemates in Preston. The weather was very cooperative! It started out a cold misty morning when...

Permablitz #125 – Kalorama

I used this client for my Design Drawing Assignment, second semester of the Permaculture Diploma 2011 at Eltham College. The assignment had to be completed by December, and some of the planning wasn’t exactly...