Portland’s Top 5 Nurseries

June 19, 2012

The professionals at Improvement Remodeling have been helping Portland homeowners transform their outdoor spaces for years. From outdoor kitchens to decks and patios, there isn’t an outdoor home improvement project we can’t handle. That being said, there are landscaping and garden professionals in Portland with green thumbs far better than ours. We may be able to build you an amazing outdoor kitchen, but if you’re looking to plant a native flowerbed, talking with a landscaping professional is the best idea. The following are five of our favorite Portland nurseries. Enjoy!


  1. Portland Nursery
    This landscaping epicenter is a Portland gardening landmark.  Over 100 years old, Portland Nursery has two convenient locations and loads of traditional and unique plant varieties. The knowledgeable staff can help you with almost any gardening quandary you may face. Learn more at
  1. Garden Fever
    Tucked behind Lucca Restaurant, Garden Fever is a fun, surprisingly large neighborhood garden store that focuses on high quality plants and sustainable gardening practices. The store also hosts regular gardening classes and lectures, such as “Planning for the Fall/Winter Veggie Garden” that took place June 9th. Learn more at
  1. Dennis’ Seven Dees
    Dennis’ Seven Dees landscaping centers have been around since 1956, providing Portland with high-quality residential and commercial landscaping services. The company boasts a “smarter gardening” approach that focuses on native plants. Learn more at
  1. Cistus Nursery
    Located on Sauvie Island, Cistus Nursery is a retail micro-nursery that features plants native to the Willamette Valley as well as Mediterranean and tropical climates. The store also offers a large mail-order catalog, for those gardening enthusiasts that can’t make it to the store very often. Learn more at
  1. Pistils Nursery
    Pistils Nursery is dedicated to fostering country living in an urban setting. Not content with just gardening, Pistils also offers landscape design services, composting, garden ornaments, and everything you need for urban chicken keeping. Learn more at


What’s your favorite Portland nursery? Leave us a comment and let us know!


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