Two weekends after the Permablitz proper, the design team returned to wrap up the job. It was amazing to see how much lighter and more open the backyard looked, and how well the alternative lawn was settling in!
Six years after his front garden Permablitz and about five years after the back garden blitz, Damian now needs a machete to get through the foliage to harvest the abundance of veggies and fruit!
The volunteers were a great mix of folk from as far away as U.S.A and Japan and as close as Frankston and Langwarrin. We found that an interest in d-i-t (together) food growing and building resilience was the common glue that had brought us all together.
In September 2012 thirty or so volunteers descended upon Leah’s back yard and transformed it based on her own design, so we were keen to find out what worked and what didn’t. So on...
We recognised the house by a *massive* pile of mulch lying on the pavement. Meanwhile, in the backyard an enthusiastic gang of blitzers were sharing their experiences with trees. For some this was limited to climbing and hugging.
One of the great things about Linda and her family, is they’ve incorporated so many permaculture-ry practices into their life prior to the blitz
On a sunny Sunday we blitzed Brett’s yards in Keilor, put in irrigation from rain and grey water, added fruit trees, berries and nitrogen fixing plants
Summer is almost over – although the last month has been a super-crazy one in terms of weather. Heat in the low 40s followed by super-mild weeks, bushfires, floods, super-heavy rain and everything in...
Permablitz recently put the call out to re-house Val’s much loved chooks – Val was moving, and couldn’t take the girls with her. There was an overwhelming response with over 70 people putting their...
Permablitz fan Val is moving, and sadly has to say goodbye to her three Isa Browns. The good news is that she’s willing to give them to a good home, and that could be you!