Heronswood Parterre

Heronswood

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

Heronswood Gardens are the 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.

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.

Dine at Heronswood restaurant, located within the historic Heronswood House on vegetables and fruits grown in our gardens and local Peninsula produce.

Diggers Garden and Environment Trust

In 2011, Clive and Penny Blazey gifted ownership of The Diggers Club and the gardens of Heronswood and St Erth to the Diggers Garden and Environment Trust.

The Trust strives to convserve historic gardens, buildings and cultural heritage and to protect heirloom seeds using research and education.

Contact Heronswood

105 Latrobe Parade, Dromana, Victoria, 3936

Open 7 days a week, 9:00am to 5:00pm*

Gardens, nursery and shop: 03 5984 7321

Restaurant: 03 5984 7318 (open from 10:00am)

* Closed 24-26 December and Good Friday.

Entry to wander through Heronswood Gardens and Restaurant is free for Diggers members and children under 16, and $10 for visitors. There is no entry charge to visit the shop.

Further information

Tour booking information

Find out about booking a garden tour to learn more about Heronswood gardens and their history

Gardens

Wander through the gardens of The Diggers Club featuring seasonal plantings of heirloom vegetables, fruit trees and glorious flowering annuals and perennials

Garden Shop

Shop for your favourite Diggers plants, seeds and garden hardware. Our team can also help with garden advice to get you growing

Workshops

Monthly workshops are held at Heronswood covering all areas of gardening expertise

Special Events & Festivals

Heronswood hosts special events led by garden experts and seasonal festivals.

Restaurant

Members dine in historic Heronswood House with stunning views and dishes featuring heirloom vegetables and local produce.

Workshops at Heronswood

Create a lush ornamental Summer garden

05 February 2017 10:00
Bill will explain how to create a beautiful Summer garden by the selection of tough Summer flowering perennials.

Seed Sowing for Autumn

19 February 2017 10:00
Join us for a workshop that will teach you all the tricks of growing from seed, and what seeds you can plant in autumn.

Growing Your Own Wildflowers

05 March 2017 10:00
Grow flowers to encourage diversity in your garden and provide a good habitat for insect so you don’t need to use chemicals.

Pest Repellent Plants and other organic solutions

19 March 2017 10:00
This workshop will teach you about experimenting and growing pest repellent plants as well as plants that attract predators into your garden.

Grow your own organic garlic

19 March 2017 13:00
If you’re wondering about the best ways to choose, grow and store your garlic, book early for this popular workshop.
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