The sun was out, the mattocks were swinging and the soil was delivered. The day of Sandy’s Permablitz offered perfect conditions for yet another poor-looking kikuyu lawn to be ripped out and replaced with productive garden beds.
The art of espalier is becoming increasingly popular, especially for smaller gardens as it enables you to maximise your space. Learn how to set up the structure for it here!
A great design has ensured that this garden will serve Alex and Nicole well into the future, and the garden is already providing not only food but play spaces too!
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.
The weather gods gifted us with a beautifully sunny winter day that allowed the troops to get into action bright eyed and full of smiles, concluding with my favourite thing of all, PLANTING! And a group photo of course!
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.
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
It’s definitely easy to spot which house on the street is about to be ‘Blitzed’ by the massive piles of soil on the nature strip! Lush mountains of soil, mulch and compost greeted the guests as...
The cloudy Sunday 26 July 2015 saw a happy and eager crowd getting ready to transform host Alex and Nicole’s backyard. With delay due to new baby, the family of four had big plans...
On a sunny day in September 2013, (8th) a dozen people came together in a peaceful little backyard in North Carlton to transform an underutilized space into a productive inner city garden. The design...