Mendocino County, CA Open Day

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Sat, Jun 23 
10:00 AM

*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
    The Gardens Surrounding Digging Dog Nursery and the Private Gardens of Deborah Whigham and Gary Ratway
    Sat 10:00 AM- 5:30 PM • 31101 Middle Ridge Road. Albion, CA, 95410

    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
    The Garden of Cherie Christiansen and Franz Arner
    Sat 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM • 8085 Outlaw Springs Road. Mendocino, CA, 95460

    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
    Moss Garden
    Sat 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM • 45145 Brest Road. Mendocino, CA, 95460

    The surrounding tree-studded state park and coastal headlands of the Pacific Ocean lend an isolated feeling to the Moss Garden.

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