Heronswood Harvest festival Returns

The Diggers Club’s Heronswood Harvest Festival returns, at the home of heirloom seeds.

Be inspired to grow your own in the stunning setting of Heronswood Historic House and Gardens, enjoy free mini garden workshops, garden tours and take part in The Diggers Club’s famous heirloom tomato taste test. Enjoy lunch on the pool lawn and be quick to book in for a masterclass with Father & son dynamic duo – Dr Pietro Demaio and Dr Sandro Demaio, talking food and family and the timeless Italian techniques to preserve the bounty from your garden.


  • 11am-2pm Tomato Taste Test 
  • 11.30am Tips & Tricks to Growing Garlic 
  • 1.30pm Berries for your Backyard
  • 3pm Cut Flowers, Garden to Vase

Explore and more

  • 10am Kitchen garden tour 
  • 11am & 2pm Heronswood garden tour
  • Ridge Estate will be showcasing its award-winning extra virgin olive oil & olives
  • Trofeo Estate winery offering tastings of their premium sustainably produced wine range
  • Sunday only 11am-2pm Little Diggers Kids Activities
  • Live music on the pool lawn

Dine and Indulge

Enjoy a seasonal lunch or snack on the pool lawn by the historic house.

Our Harvest Festival menu offer includes;

  • Vegetable tart (a Heronswood classic)
  • Gourmet BBQ sausages
  • Roast heirloom vegetable salad
  • Buckwheat & tabouleh salad
  • Potato pesto salad
  • Garden cucumber, tomato & leafy greens


With a selection of housemade sweets such as our rhubarb apple cake, flourless orange cake, chocolate brownie slice & freshly baked berry muffins.

Diggers Club members and kids under 16yrs free
Non-members $10

Event Information

When: Saturday, Feb 29 & Sunday, March 1
Where: Heronswood, 105 Latrobe Pde, Dromana, Vic

$10 Entry – Free for Diggers Club members and Children under 16yrs

St Erth Garden Party


Celebrate the season!

4–5 APRIL at The Garden of St Erth

Sit under a  tree and listen to live music while having some fresh seasonal treats from the café.  Join in a garden tour with Clive Blazey and meet the gardeners of St Erth. 

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