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The Garden of St Erth

The Garden of St Erth is a secluded getaway not far from Daylesford and Ballarat.

Each season has something to offer the visitor, including carpets of daffodils in spring, long flowering flower borders in summer and magnificent autumn garden colour.

Stroll around the Diggers Garden Shop and shop for a wide range of incredible edibles, hardy perennials and shrubs and stock up on seeds for the vegetable and flower garden.

Relax over coffee in the cafe and stay on for lunch, morning or afternoon tea surrounded all in the surrounds of the beautiful gardens and Wombat State Forest. 
The garden of St Erth is also home to Garden Beds Glamping – Six billowing bell tents outfitted in earthy luxury for secluded weekend getaways or nourishing nature-filled honeymoons. A chance to get out of the city, and wake up in a world class garden!

The Diggers Garden Shop is wheelchair accessible from the main carpark. Our staff would be more than happy to assist with plant selection from the nursery, however, there is very limited disabled access to the nursery and gardens due to the slope of the site.

The Diggers Foundation

In 2011, Clive and Penny Blazey gifted ownership of The Diggers Club and its two historic gardens - Heronswood and The Garden of St Erth to The Diggers Foundation.

The Foundation strives to conserve historic gardens, buildings and cultural heritage and to protect heirloom seeds using research and education.

Contact St Erth

St Erth, 189 Simmons Reef Rd
Blackwood, Victoria, 3458
Retail: 03 5368 6514

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St Erth Garden & nursery is open 7 days a week 9-5pm

Fork to Fork Café:
03 5368 6520

CAFE  HOURS - 

Open Thursday - Monday from 10:00am - 3.30pm

Full Lunch available Friday- Sunday at midday.
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Garden Beds Glamping 
Stay onsite in a luxury bell tent decked out in style, Don't miss out on the chance to get out of the city, and wake up in a world class garden!

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Entry to wander through St Erth gardens is free for Diggers members and children under 16, and $10 for visitors. There is no entry charge to visit the shop or café.
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*Please note The garden Of St Erth is closed Good Friday, Christmas day and Boxing day. Open from 1pm on Anzac day.

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Further information

Gardens

Discover a hidden garden gem that has something to offer the visitor with every season

Tour booking information

Find out about taking a group garden tour.

Garden Beds Glamping

Stay onsite in a luxury bell tent decked out in style.

Garden Shop

Shop for all your favourite Diggers seeds, plants and garden hardware and be sure to ask our team for garden advice.

Cafe

Relax over the best coffee in town, enjoy delicious lunches or treat yourself with a scrumptious dessert.
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KNEELER MOSS COLOUR
KNEELER MOSS COLOUR
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A cushion kneeler made with memory foam and covered with a washable material. Lightweight and easy to carry, the generous size and contouring allows you to work in cushioned comfort in the garden for prolonged periods.
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