DK LeSieur is a family owned and operated business. We are a licensed, bonded and insured general contractor offering Home Repair, Landscaping and Construction services, proudly serving Camas, Washougal, Vancouver and the rest of SW Washington, as well as Oregon. Our employees pride themselves on their workmanship and super
Boring Bark's horticulture architects cultivate Christmas cheer with freshly cut tannenbaums and organic, fair-trade coffees. Grand firs and noble firs, hewn daily from the landscaper’s local farm, tower up to 9-feet tall, filling little imaginations with visions of enormous presents or the tree’s post-holiday career in the NBA. Conifer toters can rev-up for the setup with a half-pound of Cat's Moon organic, fair-trade coffee beans. Customers can sip on steaming cups of the Brazil Organic, a moderately aged roast with tones of chocolate, or play innocent pranks on sleepy coworkers by brewing them a mug of decaffeinated Lazy Dog Organic Peru that, unbeknownst to them, has a 9-foot grand fir hidden in it.
The licensed squad of professional landscapers at Artisan Landscaping wield more than 20 years of industry experience as they perform exterior upgrades ranging from pruning shrubs to installing water features. As members of the International Society of Arboriculture, the bonded and insured arborists adhere to strict standards when dealing with trees—whether pruning them, removing a dead specimen, or grinding unsightly stumps. Regardless of the size of their lot, homeowners can also tap the team's know-how for full landscape designs, which might include the installation of ponds for fish and retaining walls to keep rose bushes away from smooth-talking tumbleweeds.
Whether pruning Portland's most prominent trees—including a 150-year-old Oregon white oak and a semiretired giving tree—or tending to newborn saplings in residential lawns, the International Society of Arboriculture¬–certified arborists at Urban Forest Pro treat each tree with care, earning the Angie's List Super Service award for three consecutive years. The crew's cornucopia of services includes trimming, deep-root fertilization, and organic pest control using environmentally friendly sprays. After tree pruning and removal, the technicians recycle all branches, milling the large pieces into furniture and repurposing smaller pieces as wood chips for local farms or false teeth for colonial re-enactors.
The Plant Peddler vivifies drab interiors and brightens gloomy corners with an ever-changing selection of indoor-garden greenery. Those with surgically implanted green thumbs can find common houseplants ($4.39+ for 4" plants) alongside water-retaining succulents, cactus varieties, and tropical flowering plants such as bromeliads and hibiscus. Decorative pottery planters, including works by international artists, cosset delicate root networks ($16.99+), and wicker baskets parade colorful arrangements.
Local Goods amalgamates the finest wares of the Pacific Northwest into a sustainability-conscious retail paradise. Peruse the aisles of this general store for Mother Earth–approved essentials and gifts, including toiletries, food, and clothing from local brands such as Oregon Soap Company, Green Chic Bag Company, and Biokleen.
Urban Farm Store's storied urban farmer Robert Litt quit his job as a landscape architect to form this beloved bucolic boutique—offering the metropolitan masses a chance at their own barnyard bliss with supplies such as organic vegetables (starting at $2.95) and organic fertilizers (bulk, priced as marked). Use your digging skills for good instead of graves when you plant a fruit tree ($12.95 to $27.95). Or nurture a bountiful garden bed using organic potting soil (two cubic feet for $12), which is better than willing plants to grow by rubbing your genie-infested wishing sweater. Urban Farm Store also offers beer-making supplies, cheese-making classes, and pasture-raised meat and eggs far superior to meat and eggs conjured from thin air by starving birthday-party magicians. For the ultimate farm feat, however, adopt and bring home a baby chick ($4.95). These infantile egg producers arrive at the store on certain dates and sell quickly. Urban Farm Store also hosts free classes on basic chicken care every other Thursday at 6:30 p.m., during which they'll explain why it's better to feed chicks with organic chicken feed ($21) than molding clay and clock parts.