Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!

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Save our Citrus!

The backyard lemon tree’s survival is currently under threat from a tiny pest that has reached plague proportions right across Melbourne. But we can stop it!

mmmm... finger lime....

Finger Limes

Finger limes are a delicate rainforest understorey tree in SE QLD and Northern NSW where they can grow to 10 metres. In Melbourne – not so much!

Garden sage with a well known beneficial insect

Sage

From the same family bringing you mint, rosemary, thyme and lavender to name a few, sage has multiple qualities and attributes that have been recognised and utilised for millennia.

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Permablitz #182 – Preston

Designers Chris and Ben decided on a low maintenance gardening paradise for this busy young family, complete with fruit trees as well as some flowers, herbs and apple-crate wicking-beds for vegies.

Can you believe we put in over ten raised veggie beds or wicking beds last month?

Warming up for the cold, cold nights

After what felt like the briefest autumn ever, we’re now hurled head-first into winter. And it’s getting cold. Like, REALLY cold. Frost is back, so if you’ve got plants that are sensitive to it...

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Permablitz Altona

Our lovely host Tarius is a skilled gardener and runs the lush kitchen garden at Altona Meadows, but sadly had little time for her own garden since they moved into the rental property.

Used fresh, the Lemon Myrtle leaf is a most versatile and refreshing herb

Lemon Myrtle

The Lemon Myrtle is a tree that gives fragrance all year around. This Australian rain-forest species has lovely dark-green leaves which it carries from its top almost down to ground level. The leaves hold...

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Permablitz #179 – Doncaster

At this blitz at St Gregory the Great Primary School we made and installed four wicking beds and renovated an existing wicking bed that wasn’t working due to leakage