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

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.

FLOWER ARRANGING FROM YOUR GARDEN

17 March 2018 10:30
Learn how to arrange the flowers you have picked from your garden.

BACKYARD BEES 101

17 March 2018 14:00
BEES 101 Everything you need to know about starting your own hive.

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!

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
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