When an already-sustainable sports and entertainment complex was looking to up their game even more, they turned to DeSantis Landscapes to get the job done. The Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, a 30-acre campus and home to the Portland Trail Blazers, had been improving their sustainability efforts across the board, having earned their first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification in 2010, becoming the first sports complex in the world to be LEED Gold certified.
The DeSantis Landscapes team has a passion for sustainable landscape innovation and some of us also have a passion for brewing. We combined those interests and created our own special proprietary blend of compost tea that we call: DeSanTEA, the symbiotic relationship brew! What is compost tea and how can it help your landscape thrive? […]
Salem, Oregon, 10/24/2018 – DeSantis Landscapes is proud to announce it has been awarded the Gold Award of Excellence for the Exterior Categories in Residential Landscape Contracting for projects $500,000 to $1,000,000 by the National Association of Landscape Professionals. “DeSantis Landscapes was incredibly excited to partner with Jessica Helgerson Interior Design on this massive complete […]
Do you remember seeing colorful displays of flowering bulbs on neighboring properties last spring? Maybe you thought, “I’d like to put some tulips or daffodils in my yard.” Well, now’s the time to plant all kinds of spring bulbs. Spring bloomers develop their roots in the fall, before winter really sets in. This growth period […]
Take a look at one of our recent projects that was featured in the 1859 Oregon’s Magazine. We teamed up with landscape architect Laura Canfield and Kraft Custom Construction to renovate a backyard to better reflect the aesthetic of the Mid-century home in West Salem. With a new full kitchen patio and lounge area, they […]
DeSantis Landscapes is pleased to receive the following award: Congratulations! DeSantis Landscapes has been named one of the 2018 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine. The tenth annual green survey was part of the 100 Best Companies and 100 Best Nonprofits surveys conducted last fall and spring. This ranking shows that […]
By Jamie Sloan, Account Manager- Salem, OR DeSantis Landscapes, Inc. A happy, balanced natural environment is not only seen in thriving vegetation and blooms, but also in the abundant presence of pollinators. Pollinators are vital for a thriving ecosystem. They help pollinate over 75% of crops worldwide. Without them the world would lose flowers, wildlife, […]
The Top 3 things that a Landscape Company is doing this time of year. With the unseasonably warm temperatures lately it is getting many of us excited that spring feels nearly upon us! This is a particularly exciting time for a landscape business in the Pacific Northwest as the main growing season here is March […]