Heronswood 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.

Gardening skills and knowledge will be hosted by our experts twice a month.

Bookings essential and our cancellation policy applies.

The workshops start at 10 and run for 1-1½ hours.

Members $29, non-members $39.

To make a workshop booking, call the Heronswood Garden Shop on 03 5984 7321.

Workshops at Heronswood

Winter Fruit Tree Care

06 August 2017 10:00
Learn fruit tree management for successful fruit production.

Heirloom Seed Sowing for Spring

20 August 2017 10:00
Seed sowing made easy. Enjoy growing your delicious summer vegetables from seed.

The Art of Espalier

26 August 2017 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!

Starting your backyard vegie patch

03 September 2017 09:30
Want to start an abundant vegetable patch but not sure how? This intensive all day workshop will get you started to harvest your own fresh produce at home.

Beekeeping for beginners - Part 1 Bee Basics

16 September 2017 10:00
Get buzzing with the the wonders of beekeeping. Increase your fruit and vegetable harvest with the help of pollinators in your backyard.

Beekeeping for beginners - Part 2 Bee Basics

16 September 2017 13:00
Sweet as honey? Reap the pleasures of beekeeping with the skills to extract honey from a hive.

Designing with Perennials

07 October 2017 13:00
The is 'no excuse for ugliness' with the beauty and performance of perennials. Learn how to build the best combinations for your flowering summer garden.

Fermenting the Harvest

08 October 2017 10:00
Preserve the harvest straight from your garden and enjoy the culinary delights of fermented food with head Fermenista, Robyn Wight.

Subtropical Plants for Southerners

05 November 2017 10:00
Are you keen to cultivate a piece of sub-tropical paradise in your Victorian garden? Beautiful fruit and gorgeous foliage at your finger tips.

Garden Design Basics

19 November 2017 10:00
Join The Diggers Club for the basics of garden design. Learn a few rules of thumb to build something beautiful in your own backyard.

Summer Fruit Tree Pruning

03 December 2017 10:00
Enjoy the the bounty from your own home orchard. Improve your skills to prune for productive and accessible fruit trees.
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