Certified Horticulturists

Certified HorticulturistRainier Landscaping has 2 Certified Professional Horticulturists (CPH) to provide you with accurate information on everything you want to know about horticulture.

Bob and Lorie can recommend the best plants for your location and soil conditions and have pledged to continue their education so they can provide you with the best information.

What is a Certified Professional Horticulturist?

  • Authoritative resource to the community
  • Broad understanding of all Horticulture areas
  • Committed to continuing our education
  • Up-to-date knowledge & skills
  • Over 2000 hours of experience

Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association (WSNLA) offers the Certified Professional Horticulturist program.

It's for qualifying individuals like Bob and Lorie who have made a commitment to master the field of horticulture and continue their education.

ecoPRO CertificationThe owner, Robert Orr, has completed his ecoPRO certification. As a Certified Sustainable Landscape Professional, these are the 8 key principles in landscape design, construction and maintenance.

  • Protect and conserve soils
  • Conserve water
  • Protect water and air quality
  • Protect and create wildlife habitat
  • Conserve energy
  • Sustain healthy plants
  • Use sustainable methods and materials
  • Protect and enhance human health and well-being

Tacoma Washington Landscape DesignLandscape design, consult and install for Pierce County

Want to improve your Tacoma area yard?

Our staff has extensive experience with landscape design, new installs and yard renovation projects!

While we specialize in front and backyard makeovers, we also do new installs.

Call us today to talk about how you want to use your yard, what plants or flowers you’d like to see and what your time frame and budget are for getting it done.

We believe every family is unique and deserves a yard that fits their lifestyle. We'll convert your yard into an outdoor living space that is both beautiful and functional.

Transform your Tacoma yard with our landscape design servicesTacoma Washington Landscape Design

  • Traditional landscape design
  • Sustainable landscape services
  • Installations
  • Consultations
  • Yard renovations
  • Design and Install container gardens
  • Design and Plant vegetable gardens

Having trouble finding a certain plant or flower?

Don’t worry, Rainier Landscaping can usually locate plants and flowers that are difficult to find in retail nurseries.  Lorie is a specialist in perennials and annual plants so she will help you find exactly what you want.

Consultations by Certified HorticulturistPlant Consult Tacoma

Since most homeowners aren’t experts in landscaping-related issues, we offer consultations in all the areas listed below. All consults are done by a Certified Professional Horticulturist so you can be assured the information you’re receiving is accurate and up-to-date.

  • Identifying pests and diseases
  • Improving plant placement
  • Professional advice on turf health

If you’re concerned about the environment, Bob (the owner) is also a Certified Sustainable Landscape Professional so he can offer solutions that are environmentally friendly.

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