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To change the quantity for a plant, use the pull-down menu to the left of the plant's name to select the desired number.
To remove a plant, just set the quantity to zero... if only weeding were that simple!
You have already ordered that plant. We have added to the quantity.
Note: At present, we are unable to ship plants to Florida, Hawaii, or anywhere outside the USA.
When you place an order and one or several of the plants that you have ordered are currently unavailable, there are several options. You can select a substitute, postpone shipment until all of the plants are ready, or place a new order including the currently unavailable plant or plants. We will waive the minimum plant total and handling fee, and reduce shipping charges on this new order.
Policies & Shipping info
Our prices are in effect through November 30, 2015. You may order T-shirts, mock T's and gift cards without the plant shipping minimum of $30. The cost of the above items includes shipping and handling.
We take a lot of time to make sure your plants will arrive in excellent condition. Our plants are packed with the utmost care. Their intact roots are placed in plastic bags, then each plant is securely cushioned in a bed of shredded paper.
Minimum order for plants is $30.00.
For refunds under $5.00, a credit memo will be issued.
Unless otherwise requested, we ship UPS to western states and USPS Priority Air to the rest of the USA.
Requests For Shipping Dates:
While we do our best to meet your requested shipping date, plant availability and extreme hot or cold temperatures may affect the exact week your order will be shipped.
Plant orders are packed on Monday and picked up by UPS each Tuesday morning. To ensure your plants arrive in good condition, they must reach their destination by the end of the week, so that they don't spend the weekend in a sweltering warehouse somewhere. Thus, most plant shipments leave our nursery on Tuesdays, especially those traveling cross-country via 3-DAY AIR.
Occasionally, we do ship on Wednesdays to California customers or to customers who have requested 2-DAY AIR.
If you would like your shipment sent a particular week, your order, including payment information, must be placed no later than 2:00 pm the previous Friday.
We cannot make changes to orders any later than noon the Saturday before the order is to be shipped.
We are now shipping year round to most areas in entire USA, weather permitting.
Region 1 (AZ, CA, CO, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY):
UPS Ground; $30–$55 = $10.95
Region 2 (All other states):
USPS Priority Airmail; $30–$70 = $24.95
There is also a handling and packing fee of $4.95 on all plant orders.
More Shipping Information
Your orders will be acknowledged within 10 days with our intended shipping date.
Please submit full payment in the form of personal check, money order, or credit card (Visa-Master Charge), including shipping costs with your order.
Sometimes a plant may be unavailable due to propagation difficulties, severe winter weather, or unanticipated demand. Please help us fill your orders by listing a few alternate plants which we may substitute for a plant that is unavailable.
Phone Orders & Inquiries:
Call 707-937-1130 or 707-937-1235 between 9:00 am-5:00 pm, PST., Monday through Saturday. Please have your order form filled out and credit card handy.
Here at Digging Dog, our top priority is that you are delighted with the plants we ship to you. To help guarantee their success, please make sure they are suited for your area. While this may seem like a somewhat daunting task, there are some excellent ways to research the plants in question:
We take extra steps to make certain the transition from our nursery to your garden is as painless as possible for both you and your new plants. We blend our own potting mix, which includes a local sandy loam.
We do not spray herbicides or fungicides and use organic products to control most pests and diseases. All of our plants are either grown outside or in open-air cold frames, save for a few enclosed greenhouses that protect cuttings, seed crops and newly potted plants. This exposure to the natural elements creates a strong and vigorous plant that is ready to dig its roots into your garden and take off!
Please know that we will ship any plant to any location in the continental US except for Florida (see current agricultural restrictions) just about any time of year. Therefore, it is up to you to make sure that the plants you choose are appropriate for your climate zone, as well as when the best time to receive them is. Utilizing the resources above should make responsible plant shopping a cinch and assure the sweet success of a flourishing landscape.
Shared Customer Responsibility
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Garden Conservancy Mendocino Coast Open Day - June 13
European Hand-tied Bouquet Demonstration by Dundee Butcher of the Russian River Flower School Nursery garden tour by Deborah Whigham 10am - 5pm
Saturday Strolls & Plant Chat - June 27
Join us for a fun, informative guided tour of our colorful borders led by Deborah Whigham. Enjoy refreshments and take home great gardening ideas. 2-4:30pm - FREE!
Current Staff’s Favorite Plant
We love Helleborus because they look fantastic whether they're in the garden or gracing a cut arrangement. Be sure to check out our on-line selection of them.
Digging Dog Nursery
a retail and mail order plant nursery specializing in unusual and hard to find perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs, trees, and vines.
31101 Middle Ridge Rd.
Spring Hours (through June 15):
Tuesdays: open for prearranged preordered prepaid pick-ups, but not open for shopping,
Order the 2015 Catalog printed on genuine paper for $4. Free with plant order.
“I found Digging Dog in a gardening magazine and am so thrilled I did. I went to their website after reading about them and was so impressed I immediately placed an order ( after checking with Garden Watchdog of course !) My plants were delayed 3 weeks due to the hot weather. Each Monday someone from Digging Dog called, explained the situation and explained the delay. What service!! My plants arrived today happy healthy and good size. I could not be happier and will shop Digging Dog much in the future.”
~F.L. in New Hampshire