The volunteers were a great mix of folk from as far away as U.S.A and Japan and as close as Frankston and Langwarrin. We found that an interest in d-i-t (together) food growing and building resilience was the common glue that had brought us all together.
Welcome to Permablitz Melbourne!
In September 2012 thirty or so volunteers descended upon Leah’s back yard and transformed it based on her own design, so we were keen to find out what worked and what didn’t. So on...
Our very own Hermann has just done another video with the team from Palate, and it focuses on his amazing fermenting skills with sauerkraut – check it out!
The Alaska Permaculture crew recently put on their very first permablitz – with hugelkultur beds, sheet mulching, keyhole bed, food forest – and salmon for lunch!
Did you know that Permablitz turned ten this year? Sounds like someone ought to have a party! Check out our latest newsletter, chock-full of latest blitzin news and events. And info on the upcoming Permablitz Turns Ten Party!
We recognised the house by a *massive* pile of mulch lying on the pavement. Meanwhile, in the backyard an enthusiastic gang of blitzers were sharing their experiences with trees. For some this was limited to climbing and hugging.
Eka of the Permablitz Collective is an urban forager. She wants to show people how they can maintain a normal lifestyle with a nine-to-five job and still lead a secret life as a forager. (As originally published in Pip Magazine #6)
Some households fight over who has to mow the lawn, but it’s happily all hands on deck for a share house of green thumbs in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick. Housemates Laura, Hermann, Harriet, Henry and Matt have created a thriving and productive garden in their rental home, establishing an apiary, a chook run and aquaponics system.
Rocket grows like a rocket! It is so fast that only two weeks after planting, the leaves will be ready to pick for salads and sandwiches. It’s definitely worth growing in the vegie patch...
Alison of Whitehorse Urban Harvest shares her experiences with Soil Blocks – these allow seedlings roots to be pruned by the air and allow plants to quickly re-establish after transplanting thanks to minimal root disturbance