Tagged: hügelkultur


Permablitz #188 – Frankston

A sunny spring Sunday, despite the weather forecasts, made for excellent blitzing weather. Our host, Bronnie, suffers from chronic migraines and her biggest stress reliever is enjoying her garden – so our plan was...

Well after the blitz

Permablitz Revisited – North Coburg 4 years later

The permablitz has enabled us to grow lots of veggies, keep chooks and have an aesthetically pleasing garden much sooner than would have been the case had we been working on it alone. We’d recommend having a permablitz to others without hesitation.


Permablitz 173 Hurstbridge

What a great day for this Permablitz on 24th october 2015! The weather was warm; the Hurstbridge learning co-op is in a beautiful bush location and has many works of art dotted around the...


Hoo-guh-what?!? Hugelkultur!

Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound. We’ve used this approach at several of our blitzes, and it’s not hard to see why! Instead of putting branches, leaves and grass clippings in bags...


Permablitz #171 in Kew

The lovely Sunday Blitz in Kew saw around 15 happy helpers arrive at Michelle’s rental garden. For the vast majority it was the first Permablitz ever. Sunny as it was, the eager Blitzers started...


Permablitz 164 in Upwey

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...


Guild session #3 recap

There was plenty of questions and discussion on the topic by all those who attended and was a good launching pad for future discussions and ideas concerning this critical part of the design process. We were...


Blitz 149 in West Brunswick

Hosting a permablitz is a wonderful thing. Ours was a long time in the making, originally because we wanted to spend time observing our new garden, but then after the first design was almost...