Heronswood House

Heronswood Parterre

Heronswood

Located on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, Heronswood Gardens, Nursery and Restaurant offer 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.

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

Workshops

Workshops at Heronswood

Special Events

Special Events at Heronswood

Restaurant

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

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 at Heronswood

All About Tomatoes

06 September 2015 10:00
At this workshop we’ll cover absolutely everything you need to know to produce a fabulous harvest of tomatoes.

Vegies From Scratch

20 September 2015 10:00
Go back to basics and start with finding the most suitable spot in your garden to create a bountiful vegie patch

OLIVES, FIGS AND FRIENDS

04 October 2015 10:00
Our workshop will teach you all you need to know to keep these amazing trees in the very best of shape in the toughest of drought conditions.

The Art of Espalier

18 October 2015 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!

GARDENING WITH DRY PLANTS

01 November 2015 10:00
Learn how to create a beautiful garden that needs no irrigation once it's established.

Backyard Chickens

15 November 2015 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.

USEFUL KITCHEN HERBS

06 December 2015 10:00
Learn about growing and using unusual herbs as well as the culinary favorites.
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