For a garden photographer there is nothing quite like a landscape architect who knows how to use plants. Gary Ratway not only knows plants as well as any horticulturist I have met, he designs landscapes to show them off.
His own garden in Mendocino, California is a showcase for garden design as landscape architecture, a landscape that has been designed to accommodate his many garden rooms where he plays with plants. Many plant lovers know his nursery, Digging Dog, which Gary began with his wife Deborah Wigham because he could not find sources for the exquisite plants he uses. Continue Reading →