St Erth 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 St Erth Garden Shop on 03 5368 6514.

Workshops at St Erth

Composting with Worms and Bokashi

12 March 2017 11:00
Learn the pros and cons of these two composting options.

Bach Flower Essences

18 March 2017 10:30
EXTENDED WORKSHOP: The 38 Bach Flower Essences are a complete range of herbal remedies that positively affect all negative emotions. Participants will be invited to make their own remedy at the end of this extensive workshop.

All About Wicking Beds

19 March 2017 11:00
This workshop will explain what a wicking bed is and why it works.

Beekeeping for Beginners - Part 1

25 March 2017 11:00
Part 1 of this fascinating workshop series provides an intimate look at the life of bees. A must for anyone who grows their own fruit and vegetables or wants a hive of their own.

Beekeeping for Beginners - Part 2

25 March 2017 14:00
Once you learn how to care for and nurture your bees, Part 2's workshop will teach you all you need to know about harvesting the honey.

Growing Organic Garlic

26 March 2017 11:00
If you’re wondering about the best ways to choose, grow and store your garlic, book early for this popular workshop.

Cooking gluten & dairy free

01 April 2017 11:00
Take your taste buds on a gluten and Dairy free Holiday.

Growing Cane Berries, Raspberries and Ribes

23 April 2017 11:00
Imagine stepping out into the garden and returning with bowls of berries, freshly harvested and ready to eat - we will show you how!

Making your own Cider

23 April 2017 14:00
Come and learn how to make your own real cider from Mike and Katrine Juleff. Their Crucible Cider has won double silver and bronze medals from the National Cider Association of Australia - the ultimate assessing body for Australian ciders.

Propagating your plants

30 April 2017 11:00
Whether it’s by saving seed, taking cuttings, dividing or layering, propagating plants is a cost effective, worthwhile and fun way to expand your garden.

Nutrition

20 May 2017 10:30
EXTENDED WORKSHOP: Fruit and vegies are a storehouse of the vitamins and minerals necessary for a healthy body. In this intensive workshop you'll learn how to identify common deficiencies and which fruits and vegies readily address these ailments.

Make Your Own Natural Skin Care

28 May 2017 11:00
Learn about making your own quick and easy skin care products at a fraction of what you pay in the shops.

Winter Pruning Fruit Trees

04 June 2017 11:00
Winter is the perfect time to maintain the size and shape of your fruit trees.

Herbal Medicine

17 June 2017 11:00
Herbal remedies can be easily made for you or your family from common flowers and herbs.

Complete care for Roses

25 June 2017 11:00
Learn how to maintain your roses!

Composting and Green Manures

09 July 2017 11:00
Composting is one the most important skills a gardener can have. It improves the soil, provides the best food for plants and increases the water holding capacity of soil.
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