Diggers Club members will receive complimentary entry to the gardens at National Trust of Australia (Victoria) property Rippon Lea Estate for the entire month of February 2019*. The heritage gardens feature sweeping lawns fringed with borders of annuals, herbaceous perennials and shrubs.
Free Garden Tours
Take advantage of free garden tours, leaving from the front lawn at 11am and 2pm daily, which include the majestic 19th century fernery, the largest in the southern hemisphere.
Free Event
On February 27th at 11am, Justin Buckley, the National Trust’s Head of Horticulture who has overseen the gardens of Rippon Lea for 14 years, will hold a conversation offering a glimpse into the 19th century botanical design, possibly influenced by Edward La Trobe Bateman.
Show your Diggers Club member card to gain entry.

* This offer excludes entry on Sunday 24th February due to a ticketed event.

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Seasonal Garden Magazines

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Unlimited entry to Australia’s most beautiful gardens at Heronswood, St Erth and Cloudehill and Diggers events.

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Every plant, seed and bulb is discounted for members, and delivered to your door.

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We save our rare and unique, best new plants and seeds for members only!

Free Plants and Seeds

Select 4 packets of free seeds every spring and autumn, plus qualify for free plants with orders.

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Member Exclusives
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...
Member $10.00
Non-Member $24.95
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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...
Member $19.95
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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...
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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