Heronswood House

Heronswood Parterre


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


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

Special Events & Festivals

Special events and festivals at Heronswood


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

Tour booking information

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

Workshops at Heronswood

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!


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

Advanced Espalier

14 November 2015 10:00
ADVANCED WORKSHOP: An intensive workshop with espalier guru, Mike Nielsen, for people who already have a basic knowledge in espalier training.

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.

Christmas Centrepiece with Foliage & Flowers – Special Workshop

05 December 2015 10:00
Get into the festive spirit and learn how to create your own stunning Christmas centre piece with with well know Florist and Stylist, Lindy Wong.


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