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Adelaide Workshops

Sharpen your skills at Diggers monthly workshops. Whether you are a complete beginner or experienced gardener there is something on offer and much to be gained for everyone from our current programme. These events focus on a wide range of essential gardening topics, techniques and skills, as well as focusing on specific plants and tasks to suit the season.

Workshops commence at 10am and 12pm (on occasion) and are held at the Diggers Garden Shop, Adelaide Botanic garden, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, 5000.

Bookings essential and our cancellation policy applies 

The workshops run for 1-1½ hours (from 10am and 12pm). Members $29, non-members $39.

To make a workshop booking, call our Adelaide Garden Shop on 08 8232 8671.

Feb 15th - 10am: Subtropical Edibles

Come and learn from the Diggers Plant Manager all there is to know about subtropical edibles. The fruit is expensive to buy and easy to grow. What’s not to love!

Feb 15th - 12pm: Beautiful bulbs and perennials

Perfect timing for planning for the bulb and perennial garden. Daffodils, lilies, crocus, nerines, and iris just for starters, and not forgetting beautiful grasses, echiums, and lavenders.

Mar 15th - 10am: Utilising the Summer Harvest

All very well to grow it, but then what? We show what you can create with the bountiful harvest. Preserve, dry, pickle or freeze. You name it we cover it.

Mar 15th - 12pm: The Alliums – Garlic, Onions and Shallots

Easy to grow, beautiful to look at and prolific at harvest time. Everyone needs to grow these!

Apr 19th - 10am: Vegetables for the cool season

What grows over winter: cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, lettuce… the list goes on!

Apr 19th - 12pm: Propagating Plants

The spend-less garden - create new plants from old. We show you how.

May 17th - 10am: Lots of Berries

Raspberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, Marionberries, Blackberries … Tim Samson our CEO and Berry King shares his know how.

May 17th - 12pm: Wicking Beds, Raised Beds and Container Gardening

Grow the best leafy greens that never dry out. Learn how to build a wicking bed, a great solution for gardens where water restrictions limit growing and water use.

Jun 21st - 10am: Perennial Vegetables

Perennial vegetables aren’t limited to just artichokes, asparagus and rhubarb.  We’ll also show you how to grow perennial beans, perennial root crops like Oca, Yacon, Taro and Shallots, plus more! 

Jun 21st - 12pm: Gardening for Small Spaces

Do you have a balcony, limited space or simply pots? Come see what you can do in small spaces – you will be pleasantly surprised.

Jul 19th - 10am: Good Soil, Compost and Manures

You need good soil for a good crop so come and learn the tricks.