Tagged: wicking bed


Permablitz #185 – Frankston

The volunteers were a great mix of folk from as far away as U.S.A and Japan and as close as Frankston and Langwarrin. We found that an interest in d-i-t (together) food growing and building resilience was the common glue that had brought us all together.


Free growing medium / wicking bed ballast

Bill has half a trailer full of red scoria that is leftover from some bathtub wicking bed construction, and he’s wondering if anyone would want it? It’s already in the trailer so he can deliver it anywhere in Reservoir...

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Permabee in Upwey 2015

Slightly different format but nonetheless a terrific day at the Permabee in Upwey. Check out the original blitz here. This is what got done thanks to all the busy Blitzers: Filled up 5 1/2...


Permablitz #166 in Flemington

What started off dubiously, with morning showers and max of 11 degrees, Melbourne’s weather turned out a typical ‘4-seasons-in-one-day’ for our Stage One Sat 1st Nov Permalbitz at Norfolk Terrace, in Flemington (a 24hr...


Permablitz #161 in Essendon

Thank you to everyone who came out for a great blitz at Beaver Street Kindergarten last week! We had a small but very diverse group with participants from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Brazil,...


Permablitz 163 in Flemington

Brendan and Mara (our permaculture designers) did an amazing job after weeks of preparation and diligent planning. They designed and planned the garden and organised the activities on the day. It’s a cliché to...


Permablitz 158 in Brunswick

The most wonderfully located Blitz happened on May 31st in Brunswick near the Merri, CERES and the Russian Orthodox church. Our host, Jan has been involved with Permaculture through a PDC in 2012. A...


Blitz 155 in Northcote

Permablitz 155 was an amazing summerly-productive-smile-event at Rosa’s house in Northcote. Many new Blitzers came together with a few veterans on a cloudy day on the 12th January for the first Blitz of the...

Blitz 151 in Northcote

Permablitz #151, held at Michelle and Chris’ place in Northcote on Sunday 13th October, saw both first timers and serial blitzers come together with good cheer and steady determination to transform the outdoor space....


Blitz 138 and 140 in Warrandyte

An unusual one plus one blitz plus return out in Warrandyte, after the designers (VEG) and many of the participants expressed a desire at the end of the first day to come back for...