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

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.

The Art of Espalier

02 April 2017 10:00
Espalier is an ancient form of tree pruning that allows larger trees to be grown in a small space. Learn how!

Subtropical plants for southerners

16 April 2017 10:00
Those of us in cooler climates can still actually grow and harvest from quite a wide range of subtropical fruit varieties.

Backyard berries

07 May 2017 10:00
Berries are one of the most delicious, healthy and enjoyable crops for the home gardener. Learn tips and tricks for a bountiful harvest.

Herbs and their uses

21 May 2017 13:00
Practical advice on using herbs in your garden.

Backyard Chooks

04 June 2017 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.

Introduction to permaculture

04 June 2017 13:00
Learn the basic principles of Permaculture.

Winter Fruit Tree Care

18 June 2017 10:00
Learn fruit tree management for successful fruit production.

The Art of Espalier

02 July 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!

Improving your soils and composting

16 July 2017 10:00
Learn how to create nutrient rich soil to grow your best harvest ever!

Winter Fruit Tree Care

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