Digging Dog Nursery is a family-owned nursery and mail-order business situated on the Mendocino Coast in Northern California. Our nursery offers healthy and vigorous plants grown in our own custom potting mix that includes a sterilized sandy loam. We propagate the majority of the plants we sell.
For more than 20 years, we have been offering a selection of tried and true garden performers, as well as many unique and easily grown varieties that emphasize long blooming periods, and year-round appeal with an array of buds, blooms, seedheads, berries, intriguing foliage, or bark.
In the following pages, you will find a versatile and extraordinary collection—a plethora of plants for formal or informal spaces, as well as naturalized meadows, shady woodland areas, Mediterranean and water-wise gardens, the rockery, and even some market plantings with a focus on fresh or dried arrangements.
You can order plants from our website, from our printed catalog, by phone, or come visit our nursery. Our nursery is open to visitors seasonally.
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Current Staff's Favorite Plant
Our featured plants: Top Left: Calycanthus x ‘Venus’ ❀ Top Center: Plectranthus argentatus ‘Longwood Silver’ ❀ Top Right: Agapanthus ‘Storm Cloud’ ❀ Center: Bletilla striata ‘Alba Variegata’ ❀ Bottom Left: Echinops bannaticus ‘Taplow Blue’ ❀ Bottom Center: Corydalis flexuosa ‘Blue Panda’ ❀ Bottom Right: Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Sissinghurst White’
Sterling plants showcasing white, silver and blue; Enliven a low-light spot!
Sterling plants showcasing white, silver and blue....
Blue is a powerful hue that proffers an air of refinement, sensibility and contemplation, while white and silver gleam with an energized lift. Ivory and blue blooms plus silver-laced leaves add cool sophisticated accents, offering welcome relief on a sweltering afternoon. These colors provide niches where the eye can rest, and when intermingled they create a crisp classic aspect. They can also be threaded through hot-themed plantings for a tone down effect!
Enliven a low-light spot...
Many gardeners are on the look out for plants that can tolerate some dappled light or actually flourish in shady recesses. Chosen either for their commanding foliage or enticing flowers, these diverse offerings promise to enliven just about any low-light garden setting.