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Permablitz the Gong – National Permaculture Day

We’ve learned so much from the ethics and principles of permaculture, and it’s really inspired the way we garden and live our lives as ‘sustainability in action.’ Next Sunday 6 May is International Permaculture Day, a day for celebrating permaculture with a blitz of permaculture activities and events! There’s a great website at which has all the details about what’s happening across Oz.

Here in Wollongong, a group of local Permaculture enthusiasts (fondly known as ’permies’) will be using national permaculture day to launch ‘Permablitz the Gong.’ A permablitz is a sustainable garden makeover where a group of people (including at least one permaculture designer) create or add to gardens in backyards and nature strips, turning lawns into edible landscapes.  If participants come to three or so permablitzes they’re then eligible for one at their own house as the permablitz network is based on reciprocal volunteer support! This first Permablitz will be in West Wollongong, and all are welcome – check out    and for details!

Are you doing anything to celebrate National Permaculture Day? 

Reader Comments (4)

April at Permaculture Visions, Mount Kembla, will be giving tours of her 1-acre permaculture property. I'm hoping to get my family up there (I've been before), and highly recommend it to Illawarra readers.

The Permablitz sounds really cool. I hope someone takes lots of great photos and video!
April 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDarren (Green Change)
I just found a link to April's event info, for anyone interested:
April 29, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDarren (Green Change)
Yes, going to be checking out some of the awesome permaculture-inspired gardens (including a couple of productive commercial ventures) up here in the Hunter Valley. Looking forward to seeing some very inspiring stuff!

Please keep us up to date on the blitz, it sounds like a ripper idea.
April 29, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermumma_ox
Thanks for the details about April's open day of her permaculture garden Darren! Great to see another local event :)

Enjoy your garden visits 'mumma' and we will try and fill you in on how the blitz went, though with our new little bub keeping us on our toes, we won't be able to head along ourselves :)
May 1, 2012 | Registered CommenterHappyEarth

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