Sat, Jun 23
*Hours vary at each garden.
Admission to each private garden is $7 for members and nonmembers without tickets purchased in advance.
Buy discounted admission tickets in advance! They can be used at most Open Days to make garden visiting easier.
Nonmembers get 6 visits for the price of 5 with advanced ticket book purchase.
Members get 50% off ONLY by purchasing ticket books in advance.
Digging Deeper programs at Digging Dog Nursery and the Private Gardens of Deborah Whigham and Gary Ratway in Albion, CA; free with garden admission.
1 p.m.: Join renowned specialty growers and garden designers, Deborah Whigham and Gary Ratway, for a guided tour of their home garden.
3 p.m.: Join Deborah Whigham, co-owner of Digging Dog Nursery, and Patricia Smyth, Japanese maple expert and owner of Essence of the Tree, for a Japanese maple container demonstration.
- The Gardens Surrounding Digging Dog Nursery and the Private Gardens of Deborah Whigham and Gary Ratway
Nestled among towering redwoods on a rural ridge top, Digging Dog Nursery and its elaborately planted grounds cover approximately two acres...
- The Garden of Cherie Christiansen and Franz Arner
Our sculpture garden surrounds our sculpture studio in the woods. We carve our pieces under a large crane, and the finished sculptures are displayed along an inviting path...
- Moss Garden
The surrounding tree-studded state park and coastal headlands of the Pacific Ocean lend an isolated feeling to the Moss Garden.