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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.
Albion, CA 95410

(707) 937-1130
(707) 937-2480

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Summer Hours:

Tuesday by appointment only
Wednesday–Saturday: 10am–4pm

web site by
Garth Hagerman

Staff's Favorite Plant & Garden Vignettes

Our featured plant: Sanguisorba officinalis

August All-Stars, rejuvenate your garden, long & late bloomers!

Rejuvenate your August garden with long & late blooming plants.

If the dog days of summer have left your garden looking a little worn out, you may wish to ‘dig in’ some of this newsletter’s late flowering plants. These versatile top-performing plants sprout blossoms, leaves and statures in all different sizes, shapes and shades. A few simple maintenance techniques will help your garden appear more vigorous towards the end of the growing season. A well-rotted compost, utilized as a top dressing, not only reduces water requirements, but generally makes it easier for plants to maintain a perky appearance. There’s still time in warmer climates to trim back early blooming perennials, such as many Nepetas and Geraniums. This ensures a winsome habit and myriad flowers that will keep on coming ‘til the first frost. In cooler zones, a July pruning is best, so you could make a mental note for next year.

Our next guided Saturday Strolls is September 16th., followed by October 7th. We hope you’ll come visit us this summer.

Digging Dog's Mid August 2017 Newsletter Link

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The plants featured in our vignette: Gaura lindheimeri 'Pink Cloud', Crocosmia 'Harlequin', Pennisetum orientale 'Tall Tails'

Splendid September Plants, Winsome vignettes for sunny or shady garden nooks, September Splendor Sale!

Meld intriguing texture and lively colors for a splendid September display.

As Summer draws to a close....

September is a transitory month in the garden. As summer’s end approaches, the shadows are growing longer and the days are becoming shorter. This time of year may find some landscapes a tad lackluster. When designing your garden, you may wish to include plants that remain perky thoughout the season or experience their heyday now. The plants featured in this newsletter provide a lot of late season oomph and promise to beckon you down the pathways of your garden.

Our next guided Saturday Stroll is September 16th., followed by October 7th. We hope you’ll come visit us this summer.

Digging Dog's Early September 2017 Newsletter Link

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