Shop for cottage perennials and edible plants

St Erth Garden Shop

The Diggers Garden Shop is housed within the original sandstone cottage from St Erth's Gold Rush heyday.

Inside, you'll find rooms full of our signature heirloom vegetable and cottage flower seeds and garden tools, while the nursery outside is stocked full of flowering plants, tomatoes, strawberries, fruit trees, shrubs,  and garden ideas.   

Book in to a monthly garden workshop and ask about upcoming masterclasses.

Fruit and vegie essentials

As fruit plumpens up and vegies mature stock up on netting to keep pesky birds at bay. Ask our gardeners for tips on the best way to net fruit trees and see how they keep a thriving garden going in the middle of a State Forest.

Hardy flowers for summer

With the perennial borders in full bloom now is the perfect time to shop! Stock up on hardy flowers and ask our team about their tips for keeping the garden looking in the best condition over the coming months.

Contact St Erth

St Erth, 189 Simmons Reef Rd
Blackwood, Victoria, 3458

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Gardens, nursery and shop: 03 5368 6514
Open 7 days a week, 9:00am to 5:00pm.*

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Fork to Fork Café: 03 5368 6520

Week Day Trading Hours
Open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 10.00am - 3.30pm (closed Tuesday & Wednesday).

Weekend Trading Hours
Open Saturday and Sunday from 9.00am - 3.30pm (breakfast until 11.00am).*

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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.

* Anzac Day - Please note the Garden Shop is open from 1.00pm, the Fork to Fork Café is closed.

* St Erth is closed Good Friday and on any Code Red or Extreme Fire warning days.

Workshops at St Erth

The art of arranging Autumn flowers, foliage and berries

29 April 2018 11:00
Autumn brings an opportunity to get extra creative with your floral arranging. Move beyond just a bunch of traditional spring or summer flowers, and push the aesthetic boundaries by incorporating stunning autumn foliage, branches, berries.

Soil, Compost, Green Manures and Fertilizers - Extended Workshop

12 May 2018 11:00
Wait!! Before you plant anything, whether it’s a heritage fruit tree, a perennial flower bed, or a winter vegie patch, THE most important step is preparing your soil first!

Simple Cider Making at Home

27 May 2018 11:00
Celebrate the apple season harvest by joining us at the magnificent Garden of St Erth, and learn to become a cider connoisseur

Plan and Plant your Heritage Orchard

27 May 2018 14:00
Whether you are starting from scratch, enhancing your current, or rejuvenating the old and neglected, this workshop will arm you with all the necessary tools to ensure a healthy and productive orchard for many years to come

Complete year-round care of roses

10 June 2018 11:00
Join us to learn the very best tips and tricks for ensuring a magnificent display from your roses, this year and every year. From pruning, re-shaping, feeding, pest and disease prevention and much much more, we'll cover it all!

Your ultimate guide to Tools – care, maintenance and advice

10 June 2018 14:00
Being a successful gardener isn’t just about having a keen interest and good gardening know how, it is also about having the right tools to assist you in achieving your best results, just like a reliable right hand man!
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