Tagged: swales

Permablitz #194 – Eltham North

The sweltering day was made cooler by the enclave of native vegetation throughout Anne-Marie’s Eltham property, enabling the volunteers to complete their edible garden, with compost bays, swales, a pond and more!

Some of the beautiful passionfruit flowers at Mel's place

Seed dating Permabee

Lovely hosts, lovely Blitzers and lovely weather. Put them together and everything was now in place for the first ever seed dating Permabee!

Getting ready to fill the veggie beds with fresh compost!

Permablitz #177 Surrey Hills

The weather was perfect on this January Sunday afternoon in Surrey Hills, cloudy and not too hot. We joined Melissa and her small family to transform her garden into a place that she always...

All work was keenly observed by this handsome resident

Permablitz #176 – Lower Plenty

Set on a beautiful hillside surrounded by nature and parks this blitz had everything a Permie loves: Excellent hosts, eager Blitzers, water catchments, slope, fruit trees, something to keep the children occupied and swales!


Permablitz 156 in Mill Park

We are back for another Blitz in the Mill Park Food Forest. On a partially sunny Sunday on the 16 March 2014 12 people and an Irish wolfhound shared good moments among the trees....


Permablitz #71 – Moonee Ponds

Over at MooIMadeIt.com Angela has been reporting on a host of blitzes over the last few months.  Here’s a sample from Moonee Ponds… Check out the blog for more! Well I did say I...


Word from Uganda’s Permablitz #1

Uganda Permablitz #1 was held on February 28th at the home of Mathias and Ted and their four children, in the village of Ssanje. Ssanje is less than one kilometre from Sabina School and...


Permablitz #45 – West Preston

Despite the gentle rain, at least 40 people turned up right from the beginning at Alastair and Susie’s front yard with many more coming through over the day. Too many people and oh dear...


Permablitz #29 at the Permaculture Forest

Well yesterday and today we had a huge weekend, hosting Permablitz #29, having heaps of fun with about 20 wonderful visitors, and getting a heap done. As well as having workshops on hot composting...