Category: News

Free coffee grounds!

Coffee is brilliant when used in your compost- the worms love it! You can also scatter it around your brassicas to ward off slugs. And if you want some for your garden, Dustin has a heap of it for you.

Chooks find a happy home

Permablitz recently put the call out to re-house Val’s much loved chooks – Val was moving, and couldn’t take the girls with her. There was an overwhelming response with over 70 people putting their...

Chooks free to good home!

Permablitz fan Val is moving, and sadly has to say goodbye to her three Isa Browns. The good news is that she’s willing to give them to a good home, and that could be you!

Get blitzed in 2016!

2015 was a great year for blitzing around Melbourne, with blitzes and permabees in Hurstbridge, Lower Plenty, Reservoir, Seddon,  Kew, Coburg North, Ashburton, Altona Meadows, Upwey, and Eltham! The popularity of these blitzes have gone from strength to strength...

Looking for cool cats to join the Collective

Want to get your hands dirty in Melbourne’s permaculture scene? With some of our key members returning to their homelands, the Collective is looking for new blood. Someone who is passionate about sustainability. Someone...

Free growing medium / wicking bed ballast

Bill has half a trailer full of red scoria that is leftover from some bathtub wicking bed construction, and he’s wondering if anyone would want it? It’s already in the trailer so he can deliver it anywhere in Reservoir...

Wicking beds to give away!

Janette has 7 apple crates that she has set up as wicking beds, and she wants to pass on to other people. She has found it hard to stop them leaking, however someone else may be able...

Permablitz wants YOU! (and your camera! AND your pen!!)

That’s right – Permablitz is looking for someone to help us with the super-awesome job of writing about the blitzes about town as they happen! You’ll get guaranteed access-all-area passes to the best Permablitzes that Melbourne has to...

Permabee in Altona Meadows

On Sunday 31st May, participants from Hobsons Bay’s My Smart Garden program met at Anne and Lily’s house in Altona Meadows to blitz it – permaculture style! We pruned, sheet mulched to control grass,...