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The Garden of St Erth

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Diggers Club has a wonderful supply of plants, big and small including a very impressive range of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary s
Melbourne, Australia
Beautiful garden

A glorious garden. Friendly staff. Excellent cafe. A lovely outing for family and friends. A lovely... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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189 Simmons Reef Rd, Blackwood, Victoria 3458, Australia
+61 3 5368 6514
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All reviews beautiful afternoon cafe on site worth the entry fee walk around small nursery lentil soup for sale fresh produce worth a visit gardening plants inspiration diggers shop forest techniques
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Diggers Club has a wonderful supply of plants, big and small including a very impressive range of fruit trees and berries. Inside you will find a large range of heritage seeds plus everything a gardener could want, from decorative to practical. We didn’t visit the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mary s
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

A glorious garden. Friendly staff. Excellent cafe. A lovely outing for family and friends. A lovely drive to get there through forests. Worth a visit for Gardner’s and lovers of gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MerrielFamily
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Lovely gardens to walk around and seek inspiration. It is quite isolated with a beautiful drive in through the Wombat forest and a bush walk also beginning just near the carpark. It is definitely a place for Diggers-style garden lovers. Some visitors may think the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank crewemmaj
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Am a regular visitor - love to observe the seasons and see the life cycle of the perennial garden. There’s something to be enjoyed no matter the time of year. The nursery is small, but has an interesting selection of heirloom plants. The shop has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HikingBear16
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Even though it was winter and many trees bare, the garden was an intriguing place full of interest for genuine gardeners. But the highlight of our visit on a freezing winter's day was the cafe. A small but quality menu of proper food. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Roger S
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Dropped in to St.Erth in Blackwood. We bought a fair amount of goods here. Noticed that the price that is scanned is not what they charge. We picked up a wasabi plant which scanned at $15 to be told that was wrong and sells for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank ricks12016
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The Apple Festival held on 7 & 8 April was advertised on ABC Radio through an interview with th owner. I travelled the 1hr 20 mins to this festval in Blackwood as I was looking forward to the prospect of purchasing FRESH picked apples as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank catju2017
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My sister and I organised to take our mum to St Erth after a high recommendation from our grandparents. We had a beautiful afternoon strolling the gardens which culminated with many purchases in the nursery followed by a delicious afternoon tea. The homemade soda was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Was advised of this amazing nursery by a friend but what she didn't tell me was that the cafe on site is outstanding. Lunch on Friday was so delicious. My friend who is a great cook said it was the "best tart she had ever...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank LynC475
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I had never heard of St Erth before and we were surprised that a garden quite off the beaten track was such a great find. There is a beautiful and large collection of plants and trees here and it was so nice to see so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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