Be inspired to grow your own heirloom harvest in the stunning setting of Heronswood Historic House and Gardens in Dromana. With a full program that will get you growing and sowing your own delicious crops.
Upcoming Garden Festivals
Adelaide Heirloom Weekend 8th & 9th April 2017
Join The Diggers team and the Adelaide Botanic Gardens staff at our Heirloom Weekend, celebrating heirloom vegetables, plants, seeds and produce, botanical art display and children's activities and games.
Join in free workshops led by experts, see fabulous heirloom vegetable displays as well as goats fleece being spun into mohair, hand goat shearing demonstrations, old variety chickens and bees, baked goods, produce and preserves to take home and enjoy.
MASTERCLASS : Cultivate, Preserve and Consume Masterclass with Sophie Thomson and Andre Ursini
Book into our special masterclass and learn cultivating tips from Adelaide's favourite televsion personality Sophie Thomson and preserving secrets with Master Chef finalist and Adelaide restauranteur Andre Ursini. share Italian-inspired tasting plates using produce from Sophie's Patch cleverly created by Andre.
St Erth Apple Festival 8th & 9th April
Meet the Pommes and indulge at the Hidden Garden of St Erth, taste, sip, enjoy!
Wander our heritage fruit orchard and be inspired, taste the best of heritage fruit and learn to cultivate your own organic produce at our free mini workshops and buy produce from local stallholders.
Take inspiration from our food forest and dine on food and fruit that has only travelled a few meters from our organic garden to our Fork to Fork Café
MASTERCLASS: Growing Heritage Apples & Fruit the Natural Way
This class will look at the wonderful heritage varieties available still in Australia and how selecting the right ones can make it easier to manage a home or bigger orchard. The rootstock, disease resistance and design of the space can all help reduce work by up to 90% or increase the rate of failure to get good clean, chemical free crops. This class is also about the new and old methods and tools that can help you reduce your effort in the orchard or food forest and what threats are on the horizon for Victorian growers.
BOOK YOUR TICKETS TO A SPECIAL MASTERCLASS!
learn cultivating tips from Adelaide's favourite televsion personality Sophie Thomson and preserving secrets with MasterChef finalist and Adelaide restauranteur Andre Ursini. MORE INFO>>
Learn from heritage apple expert Pete the Permie who will look at the wonderful heritage varieties available still in Australia and how selecting the right ones can make it easier to manage a home or bigger orchard. MORE INFO >>
Every Diggers members receives 7 seasonal magazines packed with gardening advice, plus a bumper Seed Annual that featuring heirloom vegetables, flowers and herbs.
Diggers Club members receive our products at a discounted rate. Plus, members also get extra discounts for plant, seed and bulb collections- sometimes saving up to 50%!
Member exclusive products
Each magazine has a selection of plants, seeds or bulbs that are only available to Diggers members. There are varieties that are rarely available elsewhere and we consider to be extra special garden varieties.
Visit beautiful gardens for free
Diggers members can visit the gardens of Heronswood, on the Mornington Peninsula, Cloudehill in the Dandenong Ranges and St Erth in Blackwood free of charge.
Members free offers
In autumn and late spring Diggers members can take part in our free seed offers. Keep an eye in your magazines for offer.