On a cool November day, a team of 25 willing helpers completed the full makeover in 6 hours – giving James a more sustainable, permaculture-based garden he can enjoy for years to come.
Walking past this Fairfield home you could be mistaken for thinking the house must be older than it looks, with such beautiful established gardens. However only two years ago this was all bare soil.
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.
A perfect day in late spring – turning a clean slate yard into a garden filled with natives and fruit trees… and a borrowing library!
Wooly, rugged-up and eager as can be, a fine group of blitzers trickled in to Tina’s back yard and were met with a garden simply raring to go!
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
The sun was out, the mattocks were swinging and the soil was delivered. The day of Sandy’s Permablitz offered perfect conditions for yet another poor-looking kikuyu lawn to be ripped out and replaced with productive garden beds.
The art of espalier is becoming increasingly popular, especially for smaller gardens as it enables you to maximise your space. Learn how to set up the structure for it here!
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!
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.