About us

Aspen Creek Landscaping has been in business since 2000. We are proud to be a provider of high-quality installation and maintenance services. Our professional team will help beautify your landscape, add value to your home and increase your enjoyment of time outdoors.

Bill Spelbring

Landscape Designer and Construction Sales

Bill moved from the Midwest to Oregon in the late 1970s and earned his degree in landscape architecture from the University of Oregon in 1983. By listening to his customers’ wants and needs, he has designed and built landscapes using his expertise in hardscapes, water features, lawns, plantings, outdoor lighting and other outdoor living environments. Bill enjoys the contrast of man-made elements softened by Aspen Creek’s rich palette of plants. He looks forward to bringing you the landscape you desire.


Jeremy Tobin

General Manager

Jeremy has been managing landscape maintenance on the West Coast since 2003. Since moving to Oregon and joining Aspen Creek in 2013 he has strived to provide clients with excellent customer service. His vast knowledge of plant health, ornamental pruning and proper maintenance techniques ensure our client’s gardens look their best. Jeremy is currently the President of the Portland Region of the Oregon Landscape Contractors Association and an active member of the Sherwood community. As a former class clown he can now be found hamming it up around the office in a vain attempt to make everyone laugh. Jeremy enjoys spending his free time with his wife Allison and their two children Cooper and Phoebe.


Scott Picker


Scott caught the landscaping bug at an early age as he and his brother started a small landscaping company in High School. He then moved on to Washington State University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Education in 1998. Since founding Aspen Creek in 2000, Scott has been an active member of the community and landscape industry serving as the State President of the Oregon Landscape Contractors Association in 2014. His artistic vision, extensive plant knowledge and attention to detail are the foundation of the company’s success. In his free time Scott can be found frolicking in the pastures with his herd of Texas Longhorns or spending time with his wife Amelia and their two children Carson and Emily.


Andre Knoop

Maintenance Manager

Born in the Netherlands, Andre moved with his wife and 4 children to the Pacific Northwest in 2007. Andre’s past experience in the field and as an Account Manager in the Landscape Industry make him the ideal Maintenance Manager. His strong communication skills and attention to detail ensure our crew’s work hard to make our client’s gardens look their best. He claims to be an expert stroopwafel baker, but we have yet to taste these Dutch treats. Andre enjoys spending his free time with his family and enjoying the outdoors. Having recently relocated from Bend to the Portland Area he looks forward taking in all the area has to offer.


Yera Castaneda

Office Manager

Yera recently moved from SW Florida to Oregon with her 2 children in 2019 and joined our team as an Administrative Assistant in September 2019, she was born in Mexico and moved to Florida at the age of 10. She strives daily to exceed the expectations of both our current clients, as well as potential ones. Yera is our bilingual professional can assist on all things office related, she has over 20 years of experience in excellent customer service and accounting. When she is not working, she likes to spend her time shuttling her kids around to soccer and gymnastics events or spending time hiking, beach trips and exploring Oregon’s camping opportunities.



Chris Clark

Maintenance Manager

Born and raised in the great state of Texas Chris began his landscape career at a young age mowing lawns in his neighborhood. After spending 10 years as a lawn care technician, Chris transitioned into a management role and hasn’t looked back. After management stints in Dallas and San Diego, Chris met the love of his life and moved to the Northwest in 2018 to be with her. He joined our team in 2019 as an Account Manager and provides our clients with excellent customer service. Chris’s calm demeanor and wry sense of humor adds balance to our management team. In his free time he enjoys fishing, camping and jockeying for sleeping position with his three dogs.