Category: News

Seedwell volunteers needed

Are you passionate about gardening &/or permaculture? The Marist180 Skills Development Centre is looking for volunteers to support young people and the local community in the Seedwell Garden Project.

Coffee sacks free to good homes

Coffee sacks can be incredibly useful – from kindling carryall to sheet mulch fabulousness, to cushion covers/pictures for coffee addicts/seat wraps… They’re both reusable & compostable, and we’ve got some to give away

More free soil!

Monica has organic soil in excess from her garden in Moonee Ponds. It is the best quality soil which she is offering for free so you may come and take a bit or a lot. Ideally...

Free soil!

Dan works at CERES, propagating pea shoots and sunflower sprouts for sale to greengrocers in Melbourne. And he’s got HEAPS of high quality soil which could be reused in garden and vegetable beds to give away. Want some?

2016 – that’s a wrap!

2016 was big. And I mean BIG! We had over 24 blitzes and permabees throughout the year, 2 seed dating events, 4 movie nights, 4 guild sessions, almost 600 people volunteeer for the various blitzes,...

How to grow 300kg of veg in the ‘burbs

Permablitz’s very own Kat Lavers has recently won the Home and Garden category in local Sustainability Awards. She built the garden, nicknamed The Plummery, due to her love of fresh food and said its success was based on its permaculture design which uses minimal resources for growing produce.

A Christmas lunch with a difference

Christmas is the time for spending time with family and loved ones. But what if you find yourself in a situation where there is no family or friends to share this with? This can be a particularly depressing time of the year for such people but this year, there’s somewhere to go…

These roosters needs some lovin!

Kim has not one, but two lovely four-month old pure-breed Barnevelder roosters to give away, and they’re young and virile and ready for some lovin!