Author: Holly Sellers

Grapes on a trellis


Summer and grapes go together like hot weather and a chilled glass of wine, for those who like a tipple, or frozen grapes for the kids (and even us ‘big’ kids). Learn why grapes are so great for the garden.


Mallow can be found almost anywhere in Melbourne, and is a highly nutritious edible weed. Get into it!

Tina’s Urban Permaculture Garden

Tina converted her typical suburban backyard lawn into a vegetable garden by hand. When she wanted to do more, Permablitz Melbourne helped her find a permaculture designer, Terry Roberts, to create an urban food forest wonderland.


The murnong has a flower shaped like a dandelion, and beneath its innocuous, grass-like leaves lies a delicious, sweet yam.