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Admirable Landscapes and associates have over 50 years of combined experience since 1996 and have served hundreds of customers in the Portland Metro Areas, including Gresham, West Linn, Gladstone North Portland, Northwest Portland, Southwest Portland, with a special focus on Northeast Portland for maintenance and one time cleanups. We will go out of the area for one time projects. We have had over 6,000 satisfied showings, mowed over 1 million square feet of lawn and made zillions of weeds disappear. Admirable Landscapes is licensed and insured in Oregon. We are Licensed with the state Landscape Contractors board (LCB#8129,) State of Oregon, and City Of Portland (License #653499).

John studied under Master Gardeners and completed the Master Gardener program in Mount Vernon Washington, Skagit Valley Cooperative Extension. While there, he helped with a garden Column for the Skagit Valley Herald Newspaper and diagnosed plant problems and questions for the community. He has published the book “Gardencharged” which gives practical advice for understanding your garden.

John is continually increasing his technical knowledge keeping is certification current.

Admirable Landscapes bases its reputation on Honesty and Integrity. Call for a list of excellent references.  We have conducted business, both personal and commercial, with Mark Meek, owner of Suma Real Estate Executives for the past 12 years. He can be reached at 503.320.6148. He would be glad to vouch for us.

John Knoernschild, is owner and consulting horticulturist.  John has always been drawn to self improvement, knowing that having varied skills in life makes it possible for him to help others. This passion began when he became an Eagle Scout at the age of 18. Throughout the years he has completed many dynamic programs, i.e. Daymond John’s Academy (created by the billionaire on ABC’s Shark Tank), the Franklin Covey Time Management System Seminar, and Tony Robbin’s Edge Program. He is also a graduate of the Oregon National Speakers Association Marketing Academy. John continues to learn and share his experiences with others to help them in life and their businesses.  He is also a certified Life Coach and business Consultant.

John is an “LCP” #14895 with the State of Oregon. He obtains CEH credit to keep his certifications.  He is also a certified Garden Samurai(R)

John is also known as the Garden Samura (R) and professionally speaks to the community. “To overcome the weeds of life.”

Admirable Landscapes, supports

  • No Kidding Choir
  • Rose City Soccer
  • Lakeside Little League
  • Parkrose Little League
  • Portland Public Schools
  • And other entities

The Garden Samurai

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