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.
Our very own Tara Verotsky is featured in the soon to be released Fall issue of Oregon Home magazine. Congratulations Tara, this is well deserved recognition of your many talents! Download the full pdf to read here. Read the story on oregonhomemagazine.com here.
DeSantis Landscapes is hiring! We have several career opportunities for experienced landscape professionals who are looking to advance their career in the industry and work with the finest team in the business. Visit our Careers Page to see the opportunities available and submit your application now.
We have received this message… Congratulations! Your organization has been named one of the 2016 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine. The eighth annual green survey was part of the 100 Best Companies and 100 Best Nonprofits surveys conducted last fall and spring. This ranking shows that your workplace has implemented […]
Urban edible gardening is not surprisingly on the rise, and for numerous good reasons. Gardening is a fun, healthy and intelligent alternative to locally sourced eating. From seed to supper, growing food is a truly rewarding endeavor that the entire family can enjoy. Knowing where our food comes from is valuable and empowering knowledge that […]
Major kudos to Laura House, DeSantis Landscapes Account Manager, who is responsible for the landscaping at the Rose Quarter. She received a request less than two weeks ago to “beautify” the leaking and inoperable fountain in the courtyard at the Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, and it needed to be complete prior to the Memorial Day weekend […]
Humans have a natural appreciation for nature, it’s in our genes. Edward O. Wilson even coined a term for this; biophilia, the urge to affiliate with other forms of life. When we have access to or take time in the natural environment, our heart rate slows, our productivity increases, we have fewer sick days and […]
Know who you are buying from: A salesperson can and may tell you anything. Don’t take their word for it. Do your research and check the Better Business Bureau. See if there were complaints and if there were, how quickly were they resolved? Also, review the company’s website and get a feel for their values and […]