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

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

Restaurant

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

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.

Workshops at Heronswood

Seed Sowing for Autumn

17 February 2016 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.

Beekeeping for beginners - Part 1

20 February 2016 10:00
This fascinating and informative workshop provides an intimate look at the life of bees. Our special guest Dan the Bee Man is passionate about urban bee keeping and the re-housing of these very special creatures.

Beekeeping for beginners - Part 2

20 February 2016 13:00
Now that you know how to care and nurture your bees, this afternoon’s workshop will teach you all you need to know to harvest the honey.

Summer Fruit Tree Pruning

24 February 2016 10:00
Fruit trees can successfully be kept to a manageable size by pruning during summer. Learn about the different habits of fruiting and ornamental plants to discover the best time to prune.

Beautiful Arrangements with Flowers and Foliage – Special Workshop

28 February 2016 10:00
learn how to create a stunning and impressive flower display with with well know Florist and Stylist, Lindy Wong.

Grow Your Own Garlic

06 March 2016 10:00
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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