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Native Yard Starter Packs for Willamette Valley Wildlife

Hey plant people of Portland, Oregon! We’ve got a question for you: Do you want to create a yard that will attract more butterflies, bees, birds, and other wildlife? If your answer is yes, you are not alone! In 2022, 1 in 3 US adults bought plants specifically to help wildlife. A significant increase from …

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Native Ecoscape Installation & Maintenance at Sabin CDC, a Portland Nonprofit

As a value driven company, serving community causes is a built into the framework of SymbiOp. One Friday a month, our garden shop donates 10% of sales to a local nonprofit, such as the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) and Afro Village PDX, and on July 29th we will be supporting Wild Diversity. …

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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 …

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Indigenous Friday Fundraiser for NAYA Instead of Black Friday on Nov 26, 2021

November is Native American Heritage Month. Ditch Black Friday and join SymbiOp Garden Shop, a worker-owned ecological garden shop, to fundraise for the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) on Nov 26. 10% of the total sales will be donated to NAYA. SymbiOp is the largest eco gift shop and eco plant shop in …

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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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