The West Brunswick Food Forest blitz was lots of fun for people of all ages – and everyone was keen to learn new skills, make new friends and care for the community food forest.
Category: Past Blitzes
Permablitzing seems to provide an excellent incentive to maintaining a garden. Three years later and the garden is still a joy. Carol says there was nothing that didn’t work out. What was planned and implemented works well and they are still developing more…
Last time we were here, we built a great many things, including an African keyhole bed, but sadly didn’t get time to finish everything on the list. So now we’re back to finish what...
Jess and Matt lead the team, setting up two wicking beds, installing some fence posts and planting some fruit trees, as well as building the keyhole raised beds in the front yard. Awesome work!
A sunny spring Sunday, despite the weather forecasts, made for excellent blitzing weather. Our host, Bronnie, suffers from chronic migraines and her biggest stress reliever is enjoying her garden – so our plan was...
Lesley and John with 5-year-old twins Luke and Erin welcomed Permablitz volunteers to reinvigorate and re-vegetate their yards into more productive spaces (with a fairy garden!)
Six years after his front garden Permablitz and about five years after the back garden blitz, Damian now needs a machete to get through the foliage to harvest the abundance of veggies and fruit!
The permablitz has enabled us to grow lots of veggies, keep chooks and have an aesthetically pleasing garden much sooner than would have been the case had we been working on it alone. We’d recommend having a permablitz to others without hesitation.
What do you get when you combine a great community spirit with the power of permablitz? You get a boat sailing in a sea of warrigal greens that flows into a dry creek with its own bridge, that is in turn surrounded by a mini fruit orchard.
Throughout Hong Kong there is growing interest in balcony gardening and community gardening, and people has growing awareness to impact of climate change to food production, and the significance of sustainable living.