Cloudehill Workshops

Sharpen your skills at Diggers monthly workshops.

There is something on offer and much to be gained for everyone from our current programme. Workshops focus on a wide range of essential gardening topics, techniques and skills, as well as focusing on specific plants and tasks to suit the season.

Gardening skills and knowledge will be hosted by our experts twice a month.

Bookings essential and our cancellation policy applies.

Held on the 1st Sunday of every month, the workshops start at 10.30am and 1.00pm and run for 1-1½ hours.

Members $29, non-members $39.

To make a workshop booking, call the Diggers Garden Shop on 03 9751 0584.

Workshops at Cloudehill

Winter Fruit tree pruning

01 July 2017 10:30
Learn how to make every cut count as David Graham explains how to prune your fruit trees this winter so that you can optimize fruit production in your garden.

All about Soils

01 July 2017 13:00
One of many benefits of improving your soil is the delicious vegetables you will produce throughout the year by improving your soils water holding capacity with super soil structure. Keith will cover some of the products such as biochar and rockdust.

Permaculture Design

05 August 2017 10:30
Join The Perma Pixie as she explains what Permaculture is, and how you can apply it to landscapes, buildings and social structures. The presentation will cover the main topics of Design process for landscapes and will also relate it to lifestyle design.

Medicinal Gardening

05 August 2017 13:00
The Perma Pixie will share Permaculture design and implementation techniques, information on the growing, harvesting and drying of herbs.

Cider Making

02 September 2017 10:30
Pete the Permie will take you through the process of making your own delicious cider, from choosing the correct fruit varieties to grow, caring for your trees and making your own cider.

Everything you need to know about Fruit trees

02 September 2017 13:00
This class covers the BASICS, all about the Species, variety selection, grafting, rootstock selection for your conditions. Grafting techniques for new trees or add more to your existing ones.

Backyard chooks

07 October 2017 10:30
Come to Cloudehill and learn how to select the appropriate breed for your needs and circumstances, coops designed for urban environments so they look good while keeping the predators out, and lots of good practical advice to ensure your chook experience.

Permaculture principles: keeping small animals

07 October 2017 13:00
Explore the benefits and challenges of keeping small animals in your garden, including quail, guinea pigs and poultry, and what to consider before bringing them home.

All About Organic Fertilizers

04 November 2017 10:30
Come and learn all about Organic Fertilizers what they are, their uses and their different applications. When to use in the garden for optimum growth and success.

All you need to know about growing tomatoes

04 November 2017 13:00
We invite you to come to our ‘All you need to know about growing tomatoes’ workshop on the Melbourne Cup holiday weekend. This is the traditional tomato planting time in Melbourne.

Understand Soil Fertility

02 December 2017 10:30
Come along and join Tomas today he will be actively helping you on how to increase Soil Fertility in a proper & efficient way by preparing new ground for growing all sorts of crops.

Cut flowers for your garden

02 December 2017 13:00
Who doesn’t want a garden full of flowers! They bring so much colour and joy, and attract beneficial insects and pollinators into your garden.
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