Common Sense Gardens Services

Garden Design

Garden Design

Common Sense Gardens offers a full range of services for landscape and garden design including urban, suburban, and rural landscapes, and edible foodscapes for home or work environments. Learn more.

Garden Coaching

Garden Coaching

Have you always wanted to design a home garden or sustainable landscape? We really can help you get started, through a mentoring and coaching process. Learn more.

Garden Education

Garden-based Education

Learn about Garden-based education which focuses on sustainable garden and landscape designs. Learn about community food systems and local food security. Learn more.

Holistic Gardening

Backyard Habitat

Perhaps you’ve seen those signs around your neighborhood in beautiful, lush gardens proudly proclaimed as Certified Backyard Habitat.  And you’ve thought, “Hey, I love nature! Learn more.

Gardening Maintenance

Garden Maintenance

Working with eclectic teams of gardeners – tree experts, landscaping specialists, horticulturalists, and permaculturists, each landscape project requires different sets of garden knowledge.  Learn more.

Permaculture Gardening

The program started in 2007 to manage invasive plant species and has expanded in the Portland Metro area to include over 670 acres across 3000 properties.  Learn more.

Garden News…

Quote for today

Observer! "When we speak of Nature it is wrong to forget that we are ourselves a part of Nature. We ought to view ourselves with the same curiosity and openness with which we study a tree, the sky, or a thought, because we tooter linked to the entire universe." --...

Our Community…

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Fruit Tree Care
Tari Gunstone
Urban Village Designs LLC
Indio Metal Arts
Pro Time Lawn Seed
Blooming Nursery
Oregon Decorative Rock

Backyard Habitat Certification Program