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Ecological Garden Shop & Landscaping Services

SymbiOp Garden Shop

  • Largest Ecological Gift Shop
  • Largest Native Plant Nursery
  • Edible Plants, House Plants
  • Climate Resilient Plants
  • Garden & Homestead Supplies

SymbiOp Landscaping

  • Food Forest, Garden Bed
  • Native Ecoscape, Ecolawn
  • Rain Garden, Stormwater Facility
  • Regenerative, Permaculture
  • Residential, Commercial

We are a worker-owned cooperative. Our team has decades of experience. We aim to be a one-stop shop for all your ecological gardening, homesteading, and landscaping needs, for residential, commercial, and public land.

Our slogan is “For People and Planet“, which reflects our triple-bottom-line mission. This means we strive to create social and ecological benefits as much as (or more than) financial benefit. Click here to learn more about us.

We use regenerative ecological practice as much as possible for both our garden shop and landscaping businesses. Click here to learn what that means, and why it’s better than sustainable or organic practice.


Garden Shop Hours, Address, Etc.

All Week: 9 am – 7 pm
Tuesday: 12 pm -6 pm
3454 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR
(503) 893-8427
Instagram @symbiopgardenshop



Latest Blog / Portfolio

Gardening Tips and Landscape Portfolio

A national magazine, Garden Center, ran a great story about SymbiOp!

SymbiOp arose from a one-person landscaping company with more clients than it could handle when COVID-19 hit. Expansion dreams weren’t new, but the timeline was. As the co-founders watched friends lose jobs during the pandemic, informal talks became business plans. And with that, SymbiOp, a worker-owned ecological landscaping cooperative focused on regenerative practices, was born…….

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SymbiOp got covered by The Oregonian, the largest newspaper in Oregon!

Sustainable, organic farming has been the standard practice of nature-conscious gardeners for decades.But there’s a new/old approach to landscaping and gardening in town, and it has a just-opened home on Powell Boulevard in Southeast Portland.Regenerative ecological gardening, which takes the sustainable mantra of “do no harm” and advances it to “do no harm and also…

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Beyond Sustainability, Beyond Organic – Why We Prefer Regenerative Ecological Design Over Sustainable Design at SymbiOp

Over the past few decades, you probably have heard a lot about “sustainable system design” or just “sustainable design”. You’ve heard people designing sustainable gardens, designing sustainable communities, sustainable businesses, maybe even designing larger sustainable systems like cities, agriculture, and economy. On the other hand, you probably haven’t heard much about regenerative design. Or maybe…

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Pre-2020 Showcase #5: Edible Cul-de-sac Islands with an Herb Spiral

This project was for a newly-wed couple with a baby on the way. They were tired of the cookie cutter landscape that are often in new housing developments. Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac, the landscape features a unique herb spiral bursting out the seams with perennial vegetables, berries, and beneficial plants and habitat for insects,…

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