Backyard Berries

Brought to you by The Diggers Club

Your Masterclass

Imagine stepping out into your garden and returning with bowls of jewel-like berries, freshly harvested and ready to eat. Avoiding the expensive supermarket price tags and having enough to not just eat fresh but also freeze or preserve, and share amongst your family and friends.

At this ultimate berry masterclass, you will learn:

  • Berry patch layout
  • Soil preparation techniques
  • The ultimate varieties that grow well together
  • Propagation techniques to multiply your crop
  • Planting and growing techniques
  • The complete care and maintenance for a bumper crop

You'll leave this Masterclass feeling inspired to give raspberries, blueberries, cane berries and currants a go!

Morning tea will be provided.

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Your Presenter

Julian is the Head Gardener at St Erth, where he is curator of the espalier orchard, the food forest, and the bulb meadows, and he is a highly experienced market gardener and passionate fork to fork foodie!

The Location

Featuring over 4 acres of food, cottage and bush gardens each season provides different delights and inspiration to both experienced and aspiring gardeners. The gardens are filled with plants which thrive in central Victoria’s cold winters and hot dry summers. A huge range of daffodils, hellebores and other flowering bulbs bring the garden to life in spring.

Visitors can admire the colour and beauty of our perennial flower borders throughout summer and autumn with hardy, long flowering perennials creating an amazing cottage garden display amongst our Australian bush setting.

The Garden has been certified organic since 2008 and Digger’s range of perennials, bulbs and heirloom vegetables are grown at St Erth using the best organic methods. Seasonal produce from our kitchen gardens is served at St Erth café throughout the year.

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Backyard Berries

10 December 2023

The Garden of St Erth (Blackwood)

Sunday 10am - 1pm

Limited tickets, don't miss out.

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