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.

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 1½ hours.

Members $39, non-members $49.

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

Workshops at Cloudehill

Growing edible flowers for use in your home kitchen

03 February 2018 10:30
Edible flowers add something special to your cooking, especially when You have grown them. Learn which flower varieties to grow, how to safely harvest and use them in the kitchen, and how best maximise their colour and flavour in your home-cooked meals.

Design your perennial flower garden for the Australian climate

03 February 2018 13:00
Come and learn from Jeremy Francis, the creator of the magnificent Cloudehill Gardens, how to plan, design, construct and plant your very own perennial border from the ground up!

The joy and benefits of backyard poultry

04 February 2018 10:30
Discover the wonderful world of backyard poultry, discussing breeds, housing, feeding, health, and egg production - everything you need to know to start raising your own flock of feathered friends. Co-hosted by Gloria the duck!

Fermenting your home grown harvest

04 February 2018 13:00
For beginners through to intermediate, our 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.

Cut flowers from your summer garden

03 March 2018 10:30
Who wouldn't want a garden full of gorgeous flowers! Learn how to plant a beautiful floral garden, as well as get tips and hints to make the most of them in a vase indoors!

Sowing a whimsical wildflower meadow

03 March 2018 13:00
Learn all the tricks of growing wildflowers from seed, and how to prepare now to ensure you have your own magnificent wildflower meadow next spring.

Marvellous mushrooms

04 March 2018 10:30
Learn the secrets to growing your own oyster mushrooms at home in this hand-on workshop. First cultivated during World War 1, Oyster mushrooms have a delicate flavour and are one of the easiest to grow at home.

Home Brew - A simple 'How To'

04 March 2018 13:00
Home Brew - A simple 'How To'

Discover pests, predators and pollinators.

07 April 2018 10:30
Learn how to identify common pests, predators and pollinators in your garden and organic treatments to keep your garden healthy.

Seed Sowing for your Winter Vegie Patch

07 April 2018 13:00
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.

Glorious Garlic!

08 April 2018 10:30
Easy to grow, delicious to eat, beautiful to look at, and prolific at harvest time. Forget the imported fumigated garlic you find at the supermarket, and learn how to grow your own!
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