The Montmorency blitz was a food-fuelled day of hugelkultur, eating, wicking beds, eating, orchard planting, eating, chicken coop upgrading and eating. And eating!
Tagged: wicking beds
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!
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!
Three years after their permablitz, Michelle and Chris now have all the lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and other veggies they could want. And with the herbs beds, there is generally enough seasonal produce for the whole family!
This blitz heated up as eager blitz volunteers met in the brick and concrete settings of the Box Hill Central Mall with a vision of transformative action – some herb’n’veggie-filled wicking beds were going to be made!
One of the big hits at Permablitzes are wicking beds. It is time that we talk a little bit about how they work, why they work, and what you can do to make them...
Jess and Matt lead the team, setting up two wicking beds, installing some fence posts and planting some fruit trees, as well as building the keyhole raised beds in the front yard. Awesome work!
On a day that had forecast heavy rains, the sun shined over Jeremy and Bianca’s home in Hampton Park, ready for a day of transformative action!
How long does the enthusiasm last? Judging by Renée and Antony’s garden, it simply blends into your life. After their December 2012 permablitz, this garden has continued to shine
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.