RIP CITY – “Sustainability Dream Team”

How can landscaper contractors partner with others in facility management to advance sustainability goals? For one answer check out this Public Service Announcement recently released by the Portland TrailBlazers. RIP CITY!

DeSantis Landscapes wins National Safety Award

DeSantis Landscapes was recently awarded an Overall GOLD Safety Achievement Award from the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET). The award, part of PLANET’s annual Safety Recognition Awards Program, honors those companies with thorough, high-performing safety programs that create and maintain safe work environments in the green industry. It is designed to reward green industry companies that consistently […]

Landscape Transformation of the Rose Quarter begins

Last week DeSantis Landscapes began a major landscape transformation around the newly named Moda Center, the Memorial Coliseum and the entire Rose Quarter campus. This is the first of many changes to come to this bustling urban hub on the east side of downtown Portland. Portland Trailblazers President, Chris McGowan, has shown a commitment to change and […]

Pesticides suspected in bumblebee die-off

This article in today’s Oregonian is a very serious situation. Global food production is in jeopardy and all of us need to act to protect bees, and ourselves. Pesticides in the neonicotinoid family have been identified in this situation and others as being the culprit in these die-offs. DeSantis Landscapes has historically only used one […]