Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November

Join the Diggers Club at the Garden of St Erth for a weekend of spring festivities and celebrations.



Learn about the history of St Erth and its beautiful garden by taking part in a free garden tour – Tours run at 11.00am & 2.00pm


Drought proof your vegie garden – 10.30am

Your favourite heirloom varieties – 1.30pm


Premium local wine from Zig Zag Winery

Beth Shaun artisan preserves

Powlett St Ices

Sunny Honey


Find out how to improve your soil and increase your harvest with Rockdust expert Garry Holding – Saturday 10.00am -12.00pm

Face painting and childrens activities – Saturday & Sunday from 11am-2pm.

Beautiful seasonal food and drinks provided by Fork to Fork Cafe


Where: The Garden of St Erth

189 Simmons Reef Road, Blackwood, 3458, VIC

When: Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November

Members: Free for Diggers Club members and children under 16

Non-members: $10

Introduction to Permaculture masterclass with Steve Burns

Sunday 5th November at 10.30am

This 4 hour course will introduce you to the history and ethical principles that underpin permaculture. Permaculture is a design system based on ethics and principles which can be used to manage and design your lifestyle to have a more sustainable future.
Come and learn basic concepts and how to apply to many areas of your life.
People with no previous knowledge of permaculture will find this class highly accessible.
Steve Burns is a permaculturist who works on his farm just outside of Ballarat.
He is the founding member of The Ballarat Permaculture Guild and project manages the Backyard Bounty Program which encourages people to grow more of their food at home.
Click HERE for tickets.
The Garden of St Erth
189 Simmons Reef Rd, Blackwood, VIC, 3458
Bookings essential on 03 5368 6514
Diggers members: $89, non-members: $99
Masterclass runs for approximately 4 hours.
The masterclass includes lunch and a glass of wine

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  
Open Thursday - Monday from 10.00am - 3.00pm (closed Tuesday & Wednesday).*

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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 24-26 December, Good Friday and on any Code Red or Extreme Fire warning days.

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