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.
Tagged: sub tropical plants
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.
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 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.
If you live in Melbourne, it is still possible to grow a range of tropical and subtropical fruit varieties. The key to success is creating the right microclimate in your garden