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!
This is a very large raised garden bed so it took at least 3 years to have soil that could be planted in. You can speed the process up a lot by wetting, mixing and covering the heap with leaves, soil or grass clippings.
The West Brunswick Food Forest blitz was lots of fun for people of all ages – and everyone was keen to learn new skills, make new friends and care for the community food forest.
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!
A sunny winter’s day spent blitzing the gnome: with grub eating, archaeological digs, earth beats and gardening galore! Orchard planting, swale digging, bee hotel construction, hot composting and more fun than you can poke a stick at
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.
Start with some seedling propagation, then add some good food, kombucha making and… matchmaking. Welcome to the brave (and maybe a little shy, initially) new world of seed dating.
It’s International Compost Awareness Week and a perfect opportunity to “Give Back to the Earth” in the form of rich, healthy compost that will nourish it and your garden. Here are some do’s and...
We had a lovely blitz in hilly Eltham at the home of Sandra in late March. A terraced block with existing plants, water tanks, and paths was blitzed into an edible oasis thanks to...
Hermann led a workshop on building Hügelkultur raised garden beds just before lunch time. The lunch itself was glorious with a range of Curries and cake and cookies that were left over from morning...