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About 1/3rd of our small nursery is dedicated to growing native plants including some hard to find species. We also grow a wide variety of Perennials, Ground Covers, Ornamental Grasses and Shrubs. Our focus is on plants that are non-invasive, low maintenance, drought resistant and support native wildlife and pollinators.
Emily and Austin started The Green Seed (TGS) in the spring of 2014 and in 2019 they opened their own Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) nursery! This extension of our business allows us to provide plants for our design jobs in the most sustainable way possible. It also provide plants to individuals and businesses. We are a unique family owned, sustainable landscape design and nursery company.
Austin's roots in horticulture run deep. One of his greatest influences and inspirations has been his father who was a wildlife biologist turned farmer and an avid outdoorsman. As a youth Austin regularly helped out on the family farm and around the neighborhood.
As a young adult Austin worked in landscaping and he also gained many valuable skills through a variety of other jobs. He took up the hobbies of birding and gardening and acquired a degree from Oregon State University with studies in habitat restoration, wildlife and plant science. A renewed interest in horticulture was sparked working for a native plant farm. Austin went back into landscaping and eventually founded The Green Seed with Emily.
Austin began naturally growing plants for our landscaping jobs on a small scale in Portland in 2016. He instantly fell in love with nursery work. The business has since moved to a bigger space in Canby, OR where Austin continues to pursue his passion for growing plants using natural methods.
[LCP# 15729] – Oregon Landscape Contractors Board.
We are proud to offer a product that until now was virtually unavailable in our region. We produce ornamental landscape plants grown without synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. We use locally sourced potting soil ingredients as much as possible and utilize water conserving irrigation practices.
Our goal is to create your designs in the most sustainable way possible. We start by incorporating a minimum of 15% or more native plants in every design.We use water-wise plants, and create full gardens that host a diverse array of beneficial insects. We encourage participation in the Backyard Habitat Certification program and most of our projects are easily certifiable when installation is complete.
Looking to learn more about your garden? Did you just move in and need to know what you inherited in your yard? Or are you ready to create your garden but need some direction?We provide a stand alone Garden Ideas Consultation that will get you started. We will provide you information on your existing plants as well as plants we feel would do well in your garden.
Garden Ideas Consultation: $350*
The Green Seed Gardens will be for the first time and you are invited for a self guided tour. This is a wonderful unique opportunity to look at examples of plants, different types of hardscaping, mulch, rain-gardens, meadow -scaping and more. This is an amazing visual opportunity to see newly planted gardens and mature established gardens. Plants will be available for purchase.
June 17th, 10-4pm
July 8th & 22th, 10-4pm