Permablitz Aina Haina

Permablitz hui Matt Lynch, Hunter Heaivilin, Paul Izak, and Drew Wilkinson led the charge of willing hands to transform Polly’s yard into an edible Aina Haina landscape.

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A Cardboard weedmat is backfilled with a layer of compost + a layer of mulch, then planted with mutually beneficial plant species.

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Sweet Potato cuttings are an easy way to create an edible ground cover.

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Drew Wilkinson led the charge in creating a fruit tree guild. Fast growing & nitrogen fixing nurse crops (pigeon pea) protect & feed young fruit trees. Pollinator attractors (sweet basil) and a dynamic accumulator (comfrey) where planted to support the fruit trees’ growth & health.

Check out: www.permablitzhawaii.com to join Hawaii’s Edible Garden Revolution.

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