In this suburban pocket of Brunswick West you can see the Permablitz catchphrase “eating the suburb—one backyard at a time” in action. There are three front yards in a row, all full of flourishing green edibles.
Category: Permablitz Revisited
Sheh-Mae has a yard full of edible, medicinal, native and interesting plants, and learned so much about growing and nurturing them, as welll as attracting beneficial insects.
The sign at the front door says “Spoiled rotten pets live here”. It should read “coddled plants thrive here”! Both front and back yards are lush with growth, in spite of the dryness all around.
Two years after the original blitz Lenka and Fergus now happily enjoy their light, productive and rather appealing backyard
Brett & Mel’s garden has evolved into a sensory delight since their blitz two years ago, with fruit, berries, ground covers and chickens complementing each other to create a truly wonderful garden space
Four years ago, Fuchsia’s garden was transformed into an edible oasis, with chickens, swales, no-dig gardens, native trees and more… and you should see it now!
A great design has ensured that this garden will serve Alex and Nicole well into the future, and the garden is already providing not only food but play spaces too!
Three years after their permablitz, Michelle and Chris now have all the lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and other veggies they could want. And with the herbs beds, there is generally enough seasonal produce for the whole family!
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…
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!