Author: Chris Vernon

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.

Guild Session #8 – Richmond

We had a fantastic and engaging Guild Session in Richmond on Wednesday the 22nd of July at the Richmond Community Learning Centre. Thanks to all who joined us! Our presentations and discussion surrounded two...

Permablitz #167 in Eltham

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...

Bending the 3 Blitz Rule

In the Get Blitzed section, we say you need to participate in three permablitzes before you qualify to host your own. Sometimes three is a lot. To keep blitzes happening, we are bending the rules a...

Blitz 162 West Brunswick Food Forest

Despite the rainy winter weather, there was strong turnout (50+ volunteers!!!) for Blitz 159 held at the Dunstan Reserve/West Brunswick Food Forest Saturday 12 June. Unlike most Blitzes, the food forest design is in...