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Updates on order delivery and store re-opening. Learn more.

Are you interested in working at Diggers?

We are always interested in hearing from passionate gardeners or industry professionals. If you think you might be a fit for The Diggers Club please email your resume and covering letter to info@diggers.com.au for attention of HR.

ROLES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT DIGGERS

Nursery Hand

Be part of our Team! We have a great opportunity in our nursery: 

The Diggers Club is Australia's largest gardening club with a substantial mail-order business, four retail stores and two gardens. 

Based on the Mornington Peninsula, this growing business requires an experienced nursery hand to join its team. 

This is a permanent, full-time role which offers the successful candidate an opportunity to learn from professionals in the field. 

We are looking for someone who learns quickly, acts proactively and is willing to take on responsibility. 

Key responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Plant potting, Labelling, and preparation of stock.
  • General nursery work – Weeding, watering, moving stock etc
  • Complete required paperwork correctly and promptly submitted.
  • Order picking to ensure our members receive the highest quality plants.

The successful applicant needs to have the following:

  • Min 3 years nursery experience
  • High level of self-motivation
  • Excellent attention to detail and care
  • A high level of physical fitness required
  • Can work effectively in a high paced environment
  • Must be fit and healthy (this is a physically demanding role)
  • Excellent interpersonal / communication skills
  • Effective time management skills

This position will offer you the opportunity to take the next step in your nursery career and to expand your nursery knowledge in one of Australia's leading nurseries. 

It will also offer a family-friendly and team environment. 

This is a full-time role 37.5 hours per week and weekend watering will be required. 

If you possess the above-mentioned qualities, please email your resume to Melindap@diggers.com.au 

 

Despatch packers

Be part of our Team! We have a great opportunity in our warehouse. 

The Diggers Club is Australia's largest gardening club with a substantial mail-order business, four retail stores and two gardens.

Based on the Mornington Peninsula, this growing business requires order packers to join its team.

This is a Casual position which offers the successful candidate an opportunity to join our friendly team delivering on the promise of gardening to our members. It also offers a family-friendly and team environment. 

We are looking for someone who learns quickly, acts proactively and is willing to take on responsibility. 

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Ability to read, write and count quickly and accurately
  • Able to undertake physical work over a long period
  • Be quick and efficient, accurate and have attention to detail
  • Previous Despatch/ mail order work an asset
  • Can work effectively in a high paced environment
  • Must be reliable and able to work across 5 days

Applications via emailed to Elizab@diggers.com.au

The Diggers story

1978

July 1978. We published our very first catalogue. 

1983

Clive and Penny purchased Heronswood in Dromana and began plans for a cottage garden revival. 

1986

Heronswood opens the gates as part of the first Open Garden Scheme

1988

The Diggers Club begins to promote drought tolerant plants to suit Australian gardening conditions. 

1991

We begin trials, research and promotion of heirloom vegetables; the first company to do so in Australia.

1996

The Diggers Club purchases The Garden of St Erth. We now have our second garden and an area to trial plants in cool climates. 

2007

Diggers' nursery, seed office and despatch moved to 20 acre site in Dromana.

2011

Clive and Penny gift ownership of The Diggers Club, Heronswood and St Erth to The Diggers Foundation.

2014

An ember  from a nearby bushfire destroys the thatch roof restaurant and offices at heronswood. Fourth garden shop opens at Cloudehill, Olinda.

2014

Heronswood Listed in the gardener's Garden of 250 World's best gardens.

2017

Opening of Heronswood Gallery showcasing the evolution of  flowering plants and heirloom seed display.

2018

Diggers celebrates 40 years and becomes the most popular and highest circulating garden magazines. 

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Waves of Blue cut flower collection
Waves of Blue cut flower collection
SEEDS: S912
Produces nature's finest, enchanting shades of blues and whites. Freshly picked, gathered and hand arranged, these plants give a long-lasting, elegant floral arrangement that is sure to impress. Includes Delphinium Butterfly Mix, Blue Sea Holly, Salvia Blue Monday and False Queen Anne's Lace.
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CITRUS STARTER PACK
CITRUS STARTER PACK
PLANTS: WCITSP
If you’re thinking about growing your own citrus at home, this is the ultimate starter collection. We’ve combined five of our favourite varieties to help you create your own citrus grove, including one plant each of Orange ‘Lane’s Late’, Lemon ‘Prior Lisbon’, Lime ‘Tahitian’, Tangelo ‘Minneola’ and Mandarin ‘Imperial’. Once established, you’ll b...
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2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
Membership: MNE2CA2
Join the club and receive an exclusive gift, valued at $30. A stunning calendar featuring key dates, a guide to which seeds to sow each month and plenty of space to add your own events. Plus two free packets of some popular seeds – Tomato 'Black Cherry' and Lettuce Heirloom Mix.
Member $79.00
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