Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!

Feels like summer

Having had a weekend that started off really hot, then a little bit stormy, then kinda cool – one could be forgiven for thinking that the weather is just a little bit crazy right...

Good King Henry

The Good King Henry , or sometimes known as ‘poor man’s asparagus’, is a perennial that produces edible shoots and spinach-like leaves. Once common in gardens, it’s something of a rarity today.

Ebbings Silverberry

Is this the perfect permaculture plant?  Well, it ticks a lot of boxes – nitrogen fixer, tough evergreen shrub, makes a good hedge or windbreak, is a useful dense habitat, edible fruit, has perfumed...

Permablitz #211 – Upwey

Ros’ block is long and steep like so many at the edge of the Dandenongs. She has already worked hard to create some raised beds, paths, as well as planting a food forest, which...

Kangaroo Apple

Kangaroo Apple is a small to medium shrub that is native to Melbourne, and in the same family as tomatoes and eggplants. They can be eaten fresh, raw or cooked, and are often made into jams or jellies.