If any vegie is worth waiting for, it has to be asparagus. For 10 months of the year asparagus is little more than a weedy looking perennial, but in spring the plant is transformed....
Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!
Our latest Designers Guild session featured a Tiny House talk from Ali & Belly of itsatinyhouse – and to say it was incredibly inspiring would be underselling it. A great night was had by all!
We learned about planting, composting and pruning, made new friends and even grew a greater understanding in what is involved in establishing a food forest!
The Montmorency blitz was a food-fuelled day of hugelkultur, eating, wicking beds, eating, orchard planting, eating, chicken coop upgrading and eating. And eating!
Frost is here, so if you were somehow unaware that winter had arrived – there can be no doubt now! The morning air has been super-brisk lately, so while that means we get to...
Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; especially the greens, which are rich in calcium, iron and vitamins A and C. The greens should not be overlooked; they can be cooked up and enjoyed in the same way as spinach.
Permablitz has decided to beef up our organisational hub and is actively seeking out fresh members to help us in our mission to convert gardens into edible oases!
It’s June already! And the sound of pelting rain on the roof at night is a sure reminder that winter is well and truly here. So if you’ve got any frost-sensitive plants out there,...
One of the truly great resources for Permaculture Designers is the plant database of “Plants for a future” (PFAF), with over 7,000 plant species catalogued!
Bull’s Horn (or Cow Horn) Capsicum is an old Italian heirloom variety of sweet capsicum that produces curved fruits up to 20cm long. The fruits can be harvested green or red after 70-90 days