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Ecological Garden Shop & Landscaping Services

SymbiOp Garden Shop

  • Largest Ecological Gift Shop
  • Largest Native Plant Nursery
  • Edible Plants, House Plants
  • Animal Feed, Organic Soil
  • Tools, Homestead Supplies

SymbiOp Landscaping

  • Food Forest, Garden Bed
  • Native Ecoscape, Ecolawn
  • Butterfly Garden, Rain Garden
  • 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.

To achieve this, we use regenerative ecological practice. Click here to learn what it is, and why it’s better than sustainable or organic practice.

Garden Shop Hours, Address, Etc.

Jan 17 (MLK Day): CLOSED
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

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 when you …
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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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Pre-2020 Showcase #3: Three Food Forests for three Restaurants

When their garden could no longer keep up with the demand for three restaurants, the owners of reached out to see what could be done in making the grow show more productive, unique and requiring less overall labour. We took the approach of showcasing many incredible local farmers and letting them handle annual production, perennializing …
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