Enhancing Outdoor Spaces with Thoughtful Lighting Design

Enhancing Outdoor Spaces with Thoughtful Lighting Design

We use indoor lighting in our homes to make our living spaces more beautiful, set a desired mood, and allow us to live comfortably – even during the dark and rainy seasons in the PNW. Just as an interior designer might use indoor lighting techniques to achieve...
Natural Solutions for Soil Health and Erosion in Portland

Natural Solutions for Soil Health and Erosion in Portland

The lush natural environment is part of why Portland is so loved by residents and visitors alike. But unfortunately, all the natural beauty doesn’t come without some problems. If you own a home or business in Portland – especially on a slope or near a waterway – you...
Designing Portland Landscapes for Aging in Place

Designing Portland Landscapes for Aging in Place

Survey data consistently shows that the vast majority of older adults wish to age in place – and for good reason. Being able to remain in your own home and community as you age generally leads to better psychological, social, and physical outcomes for seniors. But in...
Turning Your Portland Landscape into a Biodiverse Hotspot

Turning Your Portland Landscape into a Biodiverse Hotspot

When we think of biodiversity, we usually think of the world’s oceans and rainforests, which are home to millions of plant and animal species. The incredible biodiversity that exists in vast ecosystems like the Great Barrier Reef or the Amazon Rainforest is precious...