Come and visit the Diggers Club team at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

Site 49, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, 21 - 25 March

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Celebrate 40 years of gardening savvy with The Diggers Club and be inspired by ten individual 3mx3m gardens showcasing plants and nature. See our picking garden, Australian rainforest garden, one-drip cottage garden, pollinator garden, perennial border, vegetable parterre and more.

Pick up tips in our demonstration marquee from our guest gardeners, cooks and experts every day - as they talk preserving, growing, cooking, sowing, raising chickens and bees.

Plus see our old-style potting shed and chicken house made from recycled materials.

Get in early for different taste tests every day. Beat the rush and remember to take home your garlic and autumn seed collection to sow.

Diggers Marquee Program - Heirloom Taste tests & free garden workshops every day!

Wednesday

Heirloom Apple Taste Test

11.30am-1pm: Bring your taste buds and join our apple taste test! Our heirloom apples are bursting with flavour - discover your favourite.

Garden Workshops & Cooking Demos

10am: Heirloom Tools - their history and use in the garden with Matt King.

10:30am - 11.30am: The Best of the Pommes - with Pete the Permie.

1:30pm: The Importance of Soil Health - with Garry Holding.

2-3pm: Preserving your Abundant Autumn Harvest - with Fowlers on the Electrolux Stage.

Thursday

Honey Taste Test

10am-12noon: A chance to discover your favourite honey and which bees produce it!

Garden Workshops & Cooking Demos

11am-12noon: The Best Companion Flowers for your Bees - with Linda Brennan.

12noon: The Ingredients for Garden Success - with Gary Holding.

1pm: Cottage Gardening - "What is Old is New" with landscape designer Keith Edwards.

1.30pm: Dehydrating your Harvest - demonstration with Fowlers on the Electrolux Stage.

2pm: Heirloom Tools - their History and Use in the Garden with Matt King.

2.30pm: Raising Chickens in the 'Burbs - with Greg Parsons.

Friday

Tomato Taste Test

10am-12noon: Join us for our famous tomato taste test! Taste the difference between home-grown, heirloom varieties and the bland offerings found at the supermarket.

Garden Workshops & cooking demos

11:30am-1pm: Cooking with Heirlooms - renowned author and foodie Lina Siciliano use heirloom tomatoes to create a beautiful spaghetti Napolitana.

1pm: Growing Honest Food - with Gabriella Gomersall-Hubb.

1.30pm: The Importance of Heirlooms - with Keith Edwards.

2pm: Heirloom Tools - their History and Use in the Garden with Matt King.

2.30pm: Raising Chickens in the 'Burbs - with Greg Parson.

3pm: The Ingredients for Garden Success - with Gary Holding.

5.30pm: Growing Food in Small Spaces - learn about growing an abundance of food in small spaces like balconys and courtyards with Phil Dudman.

Saturday

Honey Taste Test

12.30-1.30pm: A chance to discover your favourite honey and which bees produce it!

Garden Workshops & cooking demos

10am-11am: Pickling Your Veggies - with Fowlers on the Electrolux Stage.

11am: Talking Espalier - with Chris England.

11.30am-12.30pm: Inner City Bee Keeping - with Rooftop Honey.

1.30pm: Cooking with Guy - Renowned author and chef Guy Mirabella demonstrates his broccolini, french bean and honey with french onion dressing.

2pm: Cooking with Guy - Guy Mirabella returns to demonstrate his honey, lemon and sour cream cake.

3pm: Heirloom Tools - their history and use in the garden with Matt King.

Sunday

Garden Workshops & Cooking demos

10am: The Ingredients for Garden Success - with Gary Holding.

10.30am: Heirloom Tools - their history and use in the garden with Matt King.

11am: Making Kimchi - demonstration with Fowlers on the Electrolux Stage.

1.30pm: Keeping Chickens in the City - with Greg Parsons.

2pm: Seed Saving - with Keith Edwards.

2.30pm: What to Sow Now - with Keith Edwards.

Visit us at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show, 21 - 25 March

Join the Diggers team and all our special guests and be amazed by our ten knock-out garden displays showcasing plants and nature.

Stroll through our displays and join us in our marquee to learn about growing in small spaces, espaliering trees and seed saving by asking our visiting experts for all their tips.

Site 49, Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne

Become a Diggers member at the show!

While you're visiting us, why not become a Diggers Club member? Ask us about the special Flower Show offer on the day.

See This Year's Amazing heirloom display!

Last year's visitors enjoyed our crowd-stopping pumpkin stack, this year visit us for more heirloom inspiration.

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