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? […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We have about a week to go, but here’s some progress photos of a new Senior Living facility in Wilsonville called Active Adult. The terrace patio includes a paver pattern that will allow residents to play with “life-size” chess pieces. The other side of the terrace includes an Ipe hardwood deck for lounging and dining next to the outdoor […]
On this Thanksgiving Day I want to express my gratitude to all the people that make it happen at DeSantis Landscapes. From the front office to the Account and Project Managers to the folks out in the field who are creating and maintaining environments of lasting beauty everyday. Thank you! A few weeks ago we […]
In the April 2012 edition of Landscape Management magazine, DeSantis Landscapes is featured in their Project Portfolio. The article describes their involvement in the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center landscape and irrigation. Click here to read the full article.