At Pistils Landscape Design + Build, we start by offering highly innovative design services, with an emphasis on sustainable practices and a close collaboration with our clients. In every project we take on, our goal is to create something that is wholly unique and friendly to our planet.

What sets Pistils apart is our comprehensive 'design-build' process. We move seamlessly from our careful design development into a detail-oriented installation, making sure the client's vision is being realized, every step of the way.

Design Services

  • Site consulation

  • Master plans

  • Hardscape plans

  • Planting plans

  • Construction drawings

  • Permit drawings

  • Grading plans

  • Site analysis

  • 3d modeling

  • 2d and 3d color rendering

Installation Services

  • Masonry

  • Concrete

  • Carpentry

  • Metalwork

  • Plantings

  • Water features

  • Grading

  • Drainage

  • Lighting

  • Irrigation


Thank you for your interest in Pistils Landscape Design + Build. We work with clients in the greater Portland, Oregon Metro area, as well as throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Whether you're looking for a comprehensive landscape renovation, or simply need standalone design or install work, we look forward to learning about your landscape needs.

Client Notes


"I needed a contractor I could trust to execute a large project while I was away for weeks at a time. Pistils delivered. They understood my expectations which meant working out challenges or changes remotely was not difficult. Most importantly, Pistils’ landscape design and installation has completely transformed my property. Glenn and his team gave my big old bungalow the footing it deserved—visually anchoring the house to the landscape and the corner lot to the neighborhood. The quality of the craftsmanship stands out in every aspect of the project... We are proud that our home now adds to the beauty of our neighborhood. We look forward to enjoying our yard through every season and for many years to come."


"Pistils is a great landscaping company to work with. The attention to detail in the yard and fence is fantastic. We receive so many compliments on our fence and people are so impressed because all the screws/nuts/bolts/ etc. are hidden. The front yard is beautiful and blossoming plants are spread out over the course of the season, so there is always something blossoming. The back yard cement pavers are wonderful and make hosting people outside a pleasure. We receive many compliments on the ipe bench, which is large enough to sit 4-5 people and there is even a place to rest your beer. We have recommended them to our friends and look forward to watch the yard continue to grow."


"I highly recommend Pistils Design and Build... We worked with Pistils over 3 years on a complex back yard landscaping project. First they created a beautiful, detailed design. For the project, they installed a bluestone patio, white concrete planters, curved steel planters, stone paths, concrete seat wall with fire pit and a hot tub area with pergola and patio. They just completed the final plantings and it is simply gorgeous. We sit in our garden and marvel. It is a sanctuary for us, as well as the birds and bees. Glenn and his team are hard working, thoughtful and creative. The project was on time and on budget. Glenn listens carefully and is just a wonderful person to work with. If you hire Pistils for your landscaping project, you will be delighted."


"If you want your yard to be an experience, hire Pistils. They take great care to design for the unique location and your tastes. Our backyard is peaceful, beautiful and reflects our love of Pacific Northwest landscapes. What once was a place for the dogs to pee between walks is now where we spend every evening after work. Both hardscape and landscape work together harmoniously. Birds, bugs, butterflies and bees apparently feel the same way. The project was money well spent."


"We hired Pistils to reimagine the entire outdoor experience for our Mid-Century home. They came up with an exciting design that included patios, grassy areas, plantings, lighting and water features. We are so excited about the results and can't wait to see the garden develop over time. Glenn and his team really stuck with it to get every detail right. They continue to come back to check in on the garden and make sure it is coming along as designed."


"Pistils recently completed a project for us that included design and installation of property-wide plantings and irrigation, a new deck and lighting, a custom fire pit and bench, and more. Everyone from Glenn, the owner, to the guys doing the "dirty work" were incredibly professional, detail-oriented and courteous throughout the entire project. Glenn and his designers remained hands-on the entire time, often stopping by to check on progress, discuss the project with us, and make adjustments as necessary. The team's creativity and attention to detail is unmatched, and we are thrilled with the results. We would hire Pistils again in a heartbeat!"

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