Our Gardens

Heronswood, Dromana

Located on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, Heronswood offers an idyllic location to escape to crowds, relax and shop for a huge range of plants, heirloom seeds and garden hardware.

Heronswood Gardens are home of The Diggers Club and showcase the best flowers and plants for Australian conditions. The gardens change throughout the year, and peak in summer with wonderful planting combinations of summer perennials and heirloom vegetables.

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Garden of St Erth, Blackwood

The Garden of St Erth is a secluded getaway not far from Daylesford and Ballarat.

Each season has something to offer the visitor, including carpets of daffodils in spring, long flowering flower borders in summer and magnificent autumn garden colour.

Stroll around the Diggers Garden Shop and shop for a wide range of incredible edibles, hardy perennials and shrubs and stock up on seeds for the vegetable and flower garden.

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Diggers Garden Shop, Adelaide

The team at our Diggers Garden Shop, Adelaide, are passionate gardeners.

Drop in for local garden knowledge on how create a productive and beautiful garden and shop for Diggers heirloom seeds, flowering plants, tomatoes, strawberries, fruit trees, shrubs, garden tool and plenty of ideas.  

Be sure to ask about the next garden workshop or special masterclass.

While you are there stroll through the beautiful Adelaide Botanic Gardens and discover the history of plants in the Museum of Economic Botany.

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Cloudehill, Olinda

A visit to Cloudehill Gardens and The Diggers Garden Shop, in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, is a must for the best garden ideas. 

Cloudehill Gardens provide inspiration throughout the seasons; from spring bulb meadows, summer perennial borders and dramatic autumn foliage. 

The Diggers Garden Shop has a wide range of plants on offer and specialises in Diggers signature heirloom seeds, cottage flowers and edible plants that are complemented by a range of flowering shrubs and cool climate trees.

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Workshops at Heronswood

Rare and Unusual Trees to add Value and Diversity

12 May 2018 10:00
If you are planting rare or unusual trees, history is on your side, and you now become part of a multi-generational legacy that will continue long after your time.

The Art of Gardening - Your Ultimate Q&A! - Extended Workshop

12 May 2018 13:00
We all have nagging questions that, despite asking Google or a neighbour, just don't get properly answered... In this ultimate 'Q&A' forum, throw your best questions in the ring for Julian and your workshop peers to answer for you, once and for all!

Fermenting your Home Grown Harvest

27 May 2018 13:00
For beginners through to intermediate, this fun and interactive workshop shows you how easy it is to make nutrient-dense, probiotic-rich fermented vegetables at home, to help improve and maintain optimum health

The Art of Espalier

03 June 2018 10:00
Espalier is an ancient form of space saving tree pruning that enables many larger and also highly productive fruit trees to be grown in a small space. This workshop books out fast so don’t miss out!

Winter Fruit Tree Pruning and Care

03 June 2018 13:00
Winter is the perfect time to get into the orchard and tidy up all your fruit trees, to then achieve the best possible crops later over the warmer months.

Complete year-round care of Roses

09 June 2018 10:00
Join us to learn the very best tips and tricks for ensuring a magnificent display from your roses, this year and every year. From pruning, re-shaping, feeding, pest and disease prevention and much much more, we'll cover it all!

Your ultimate guide to Tools – care, maintenance and advice

09 June 2018 13:00
Being a successful gardener isn’t just about having a keen interest and good gardening know how, it is also about having the right tools to assist you in achieving your best results, just like a reliable right hand man!

Botanical Sketching and Watercolors for Beginners

23 June 2018 10:00
Botanical Art has a long science and art based tradition beginning in the 15th century, and this workshop will get you started in creating your own botanical masterpieces and capturing the beauty of nature around you

Potatoes – More than just a simple spud!

23 June 2018 13:00
A staple in most homes, versatile in cooking, and loved by the masses when chipped, chopped, mashed, scalloped or roasted – we all love potatoes. and they’re so easy to grow - join us for all the top tips!

ALL DAY INTENSIVE - Spring Vegie Patch for Beginners

01 September 2018 09:30
Soil preparation, seed sowing and transplanting in the kitchen garden for budding gardeners.

ALL DAY INTENSIVE - Spring Vegie Patch for Beginners

07 October 2018 09:30
Soil preparation, seed sowing and transplanting in the kitchen garden for budding gardeners.

Workshops at St Erth

The art of arranging Autumn flowers, foliage and berries

29 April 2018 11:00
Autumn brings an opportunity to get extra creative with your floral arranging. Move beyond just a bunch of traditional spring or summer flowers, and push the aesthetic boundaries by incorporating stunning autumn foliage, branches, berries.

Soil, Compost, Green Manures and Fertilizers - Extended Workshop

12 May 2018 11:00
Wait!! Before you plant anything, whether it’s a heritage fruit tree, a perennial flower bed, or a winter vegie patch, THE most important step is preparing your soil first!

Simple Cider Making at Home

27 May 2018 11:00
Celebrate the apple season harvest by joining us at the magnificent Garden of St Erth, and learn to become a cider connoisseur

Plan and Plant your Heritage Orchard

27 May 2018 14:00
Whether you are starting from scratch, enhancing your current, or rejuvenating the old and neglected, this workshop will arm you with all the necessary tools to ensure a healthy and productive orchard for many years to come

Complete year-round care of roses

10 June 2018 11:00
Join us to learn the very best tips and tricks for ensuring a magnificent display from your roses, this year and every year. From pruning, re-shaping, feeding, pest and disease prevention and much much more, we'll cover it all!

Your ultimate guide to Tools – care, maintenance and advice

10 June 2018 14:00
Being a successful gardener isn’t just about having a keen interest and good gardening know how, it is also about having the right tools to assist you in achieving your best results, just like a reliable right hand man!

Workshops in Adelaide

Complete management of your Home Orchard

20 May 2018 10:00
Whether you are starting from scratch, enhancing your current, or rejuvenating the old and neglected, this workshop will arm you with all the necessary tools to ensure a healthy and productive orchard for many years to come

Bloomin’ Great Berries!

20 May 2018 12:00
Imagine wandering through your garden and returning with bowls of jewel-like berries, home-grown and freshly harvested by you! Growing berries is not as hard as you may think, join us and we'll show you how easy it can be!

Potatoes: More than just a simple spud!

17 June 2018 10:00
A staple in most homes, versatile in cooking, and loved by the masses when chipped, chopped, mashed, scalloped or roasted – we all love potatoes and they’re so easy to grow, join us for all the top tips!

Edible Garden Design

17 June 2018 12:00
Edible garden design combines a desire for both beauty and production, and getting the two to subtly mesh together effectively takes skill and an appreciation of both the art and the science

Workshops at Cloudehill

Introduction to Permaculture Principles and Design for Beginners

05 May 2018 10:30
Permaculture is a form of landscape design that follows recognised principles, while utilizing the features and patterns occurring in our natural eco-systems.

Simple Cider Making at Home

05 May 2018 13:00
Celebrate the apple season harvest by joining us at Cloudehill, and learn to become a cider connoisseur!

Success with Avocados in the hills

06 May 2018 10:30
We love them, we crave them, and they’re even good for us, delicious avocados, food of the millennials, but how do you successful grow a great crop, especially in the hills? Join this workshop for all the ‘know how’ on growing your own avocados at home

Plan and Plant your Heritage Orchard

06 May 2018 13:00
Whether you are starting from scratch, enhancing your current, or rejuvenating the old and neglected, this workshop will arm you with all the necessary tools to ensure a healthy and productive orchard for many years to come

Complete year-round care of roses

02 June 2018 10:30
Join us to learn the very best tips and tricks for ensuring a magnificent display from your roses, this year and every year. From pruning, re-shaping, feeding, pest and disease prevention and much much more, we'll cover it all!

Your ultimate guide to Tools – care, maintenance and advice.

02 June 2018 13:00
Being a successful gardener isn’t just about having a keen interest and good gardening know how, it is also about having the right tools to assist you in achieving your best results, just like a reliable right hand man!
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