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

Backyard berries

07 May 2017 10:00
Berries are one of the most delicious, healthy and enjoyable crops for the home gardener. Learn tips and tricks for a bountiful harvest.

Herbs and their uses

21 May 2017 13:00
Practical advice on using herbs in your garden.

Backyard Chooks

04 June 2017 10:00
The perfect complementary pet for the gardener, we show you the best chooks for you and how to care for these amazing animals.

Introduction to permaculture

04 June 2017 13:00
Learn the basic principles of Permaculture.

Winter Fruit Tree Care

18 June 2017 10:00
Learn fruit tree management for successful fruit production.

The Art of Espalier

02 July 2017 10:00
Listen to the expert on all things espalier, an ancient form of tree pruning. This one books out early so don’t miss out!

Improving your soils and composting

16 July 2017 10:00
Learn how to create nutrient rich soil to grow your best harvest ever!

Winter Fruit Tree Care

06 August 2017 10:00
Learn fruit tree management for successful fruit production.

Workshops at St Erth

Propagating your plants

30 April 2017 11:00
Whether it’s by saving seed, taking cuttings, dividing or layering, propagating plants is a cost effective, worthwhile and fun way to expand your garden.

Make Your Own Natural Skin Care

28 May 2017 11:00
Learn about making your own quick and easy skin care products at a fraction of what you pay in the shops.

Winter Pruning Fruit Trees

04 June 2017 11:00
Winter is the perfect time to maintain the size and shape of your fruit trees.

Herbal Medicine

17 June 2017 11:00
Herbal remedies can be easily made for you or your family from common flowers and herbs.

Complete care for Roses

25 June 2017 11:00
Learn how to maintain your roses!

Composting and Green Manures

09 July 2017 11:00
Composting is one the most important skills a gardener can have. It improves the soil, provides the best food for plants and increases the water holding capacity of soil.

Workshops in Adelaide

Soil, Composting, Green Manures and worm farms

21 May 2017 10:00
Discover why the real secret to successful crops is healthy soil.

Gardening for beginners – Everything you need to know

21 May 2017 12:00
Do not be afraid. Gardening is simple and fun when you have some know how.

Beautiful Espalier

18 June 2017 10:00
Listen to our Diggers expert on all things espalier, an ancient form of tree pruning. This one books out early so don’t miss out!

One Potato,two potato and more

18 June 2017 12:00
If you haven’t tried a home grown potato then you need to come to this workshop and be converted.

Edible Landscape Design

23 July 2017 10:00
Thinking beyond the vegetable garden, food can be grown in all elements of the landscape.

Pruning for Fruit

23 July 2017 12:00
Want to know how prune and when. Get the best crop from your trees with Harry's know how.

Spring seed sowing

20 August 2017 10:00
Start from the beginning … take a packet of seeds and turn them into the most wonderful crop!

Backyard chooks

20 August 2017 12:00
Integrating chickens to your garden can be very beneficial. Learn how to make the most of it.

Backyard Bees

17 September 2017 10:00
What's not to love? Bees, honey, pollination. The perfect garden companions!

Companion planting for a healthy garden

17 September 2017 12:00
Learn how to grow pest repellent plants as well as plants that attract predators into your garden. The perfect companions for a healthy garden.

All About Tomatoes

15 October 2017 10:00
Everything you need to know to grow your own tomatoes right through summer and beyond.

Using Herbs for our health

15 October 2017 12:00
Explore the world of herbs and learn how they can help our bodies stay strong and healthy.

Learn how to Espalier

19 November 2017 10:00
Listen to our Diggers expert on all things espalier, an ancient form of tree pruning. This one books out early so don’t miss out!

Growing Subtropicals

19 November 2017 12:00
Grow your own piece of tropical paradise with lush, bold foliage and exotic sub-tropical fruits.

Workshops at Cloudehill

Edible Flowers - Growing your own and their uses

06 May 2017 10:30
In this workshop, I will be explaining how we can very simply grow these delightful floral ingredients in our own gardens and add colour and flavour to our day to day home cooking.

Sowing seeds in the Cool of winter a how to

03 June 2017 10:30
Discover the wonder and joy of successful seed sowing. Using simple steps and basic rules on how to start your seeds in the cooler months using some tried and tested methods.

Creating Pots for your Garden a beginners guide

03 June 2017 13:00
Have some fun with a piece of clay and learn how to make a simple slab pot for your garden!

How to Prune Your roses

01 July 2017 10:30
Ken will be demonstrating how to prune your roses from your climber, standards, shrubs or hybrid T roses.

Winter Pruning Your fruit Trees

01 July 2017 13:00
Learn how to make every cut count as Ken Colley explains how to prune your fruit trees this winter so that you can optimize fruit production in your garden.

Creating the perfect soil for your garden

05 August 2017 13:00
Ken’s passion is soil biology, come to this workshop and learn all the basics of soils and how to get the most out of your backyard.

Cider Making

02 September 2017 10:30
Learn how to choose the correct fruit varieties, care for your trees and make your own cider.
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