Category: Past Blitzes

Blitz 126 in Preston

Saturday 21 April was our very own permablitz at the rental property I share with my 4 other housemates in Preston. The weather was very cooperative! It started out a cold misty morning when...

Permablitz #125 – Kalorama

I used this client for my Design Drawing Assignment, second semester of the Permaculture Diploma 2011 at Eltham College. The assignment had to be completed by December, and some of the planning wasn’t exactly...

Blitz 122 in rainy Coburg

Brave, hardy, honourable and strong.You cut down trees, battled the cooch, smashed up concrete, erected a chicken coop and nestled little seedlings into cosy beds of straw.The rain poured down but this did nothing to...

Blitz 121 in Fitzroy North

From the happy hosts:  As Saturday’s heat began to build, twelve people descended on our house. They quickly set to work, moving dirt and fruit trees, pulling out tree stumps, and constructing garden beds....

Timelapse from Blitz #115

Special thanks to everyone that came! And to Tim Metherall for filming the timelapse.  In the background you’ll see a fox-proof chicken coop and “strawyard” being constructed, with lawn cleared and veggie beds prepared in...

Blitz 120: Ascot Vale Special School

The Ascot Vale Special School blitz went very nicely.  About 15 blitzers turned up, most of them first timers with lots of enthusiasm and wonder.  The first job was the retrofitting of nine corrugated...

Blitz 118 in Preston

Elizabeth and Rodney’s blitz in Preston was a great success. We started by preparing cardboard for sheet mulching while getting aquainted and then had our morning circle with introductions, some health and safety, and...

Blitz 117 in Reservoir

Back in November, a small band of mostly female volunteers came together for Damien’s second blitz, in Reservoir (Blitz 117).  The first was in May 2010, and since then Damien has been  back out...

Braybrook Blitz: One Year On

Braybrook Blitz: One Year On

One year ago today Karl, Rayna, Tara, Jamari and Curtis from Braybrook hosted permablitz #98 at their place. Rayna sends us this wonderful update… It’s hard to believe, since it’s been so busy around...