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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

♦ Cafe - Front of House   ♦ Chef/Cook - Casual position

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.

2015

Members receive eight seasonal magazines per year, seed shop opens in heritage nursery in Canberra.

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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2019 Gardening Diary
2019 Gardening Diary
BOOKS: ADIA19
SPECIAL - LAST REMAINING STOCK!! This beautiful 2019 diary captures the essence of all things heritage with a week to a page, a monthly list of seeds to sow, seasonal advice, room for your plant labels, and there's also blank pages for your own seasonal observations and garden notes. Starting December 2018, this beautifully illustrated diary wil...
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FIG DIGGERS PURPLE HEART
FIG DIGGERS PURPLE HEART
PLANTS: WFRR
Donated to Diggers by Cheryl Dingle, a Diggers member in central Victoria. Cheryl's tree came from a cutting from a farm in Alexandra. The tree was reported to have been brought into Australia by a Spanish/Italian (not sure which) immigrant in the late 1800's. The distinctive heart-shaped leaf meant that Cheryl called it 'The Heart Fig' and desc...
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2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE VEGIE SEEDS
2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE VEGIE SEEDS
Membership: MNE2VS
Join The Diggers Club for 2 years for $79, just $39.50 per year and you'll receive a FREE Vegetable Seed Collection which includes 1 packet each of Beetroot Bulls Blood, Carrot Purple Dragon, Broccoli Romanesco and Silverbeet 5 Colour mix. The normal price for this collection is $23.75. You'll also receive our 'Welcome to the Club'gift of 2 more...
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