In this suburban pocket of Brunswick West you can see the Permablitz catchphrase “eating the suburb—one backyard at a time” in action. There are three front yards in a row, all full of flourishing green edibles.
Author: Helen Cameron
Sheh-Mae has a yard full of edible, medicinal, native and interesting plants, and learned so much about growing and nurturing them, as welll as attracting beneficial insects.
The sign at the front door says “Spoiled rotten pets live here”. It should read “coddled plants thrive here”! Both front and back yards are lush with growth, in spite of the dryness all around.
It was a fine Spring day that saw almost thirty people arrive in Belgrave Heights to help Kate and Tina get their permaculture garden under way…
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...
Brett & Mel’s garden has evolved into a sensory delight since their blitz two years ago, with fruit, berries, ground covers and chickens complementing each other to create a truly wonderful garden space
Four years ago, Fuchsia’s garden was transformed into an edible oasis, with chickens, swales, no-dig gardens, native trees and more… and you should see it now!
Here are a Permablitz Host’s tips to make it easy for you to provide good, hearty food for hungry vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and carnivorous workers!
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!