Tagged: wicking beds

Permablitz Revisited: Northcote 3 years later

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!

A few thoughts on wicking beds

One of the big hits at Permablitzes are wicking beds. It is time that we talk a little bit about how they work, why they work, and what you can do to make them...

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Permablitz #192 – Preston

Jess and Matt lead the team, setting up two wicking beds, installing some fence posts and planting some fruit trees, as well as building the keyhole raised beds in the front yard. Awesome work!

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Permablitz #182 – Preston

Designers Chris and Ben decided on a low maintenance gardening paradise for this busy young family, complete with fruit trees as well as some flowers, herbs and apple-crate wicking-beds for vegies.

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Permablitz #179 – Doncaster

At this blitz at St Gregory the Great Primary School we made and installed four wicking beds and renovated an existing wicking bed that wasn’t working due to leakage