About

Donna M. Giguere

Landscape Designer, FAPLD

Donna earned an art degree in sculpture from Portland State University while also studying and practicing horticulture.  She received her landscape design education from landscape architects at Clackamas Community College. Her artistic ability won her awards in sculpture and in landscape design at the 2001 Portland Home and Garden Show. There she was awarded the Landscape Design Award presented by the Association of Landscape Designers, (APLD).

Her display garden, consisting entirely of native plants, was presented with the Wildlife Habitat Award and the Water Wise Gardening Award. In the 2005 Portland Home and Garden Show, Donna’s garden was awarded the Silver Award for her display garden, the Palette Award for use of color, and the Art Award.

Donna was an OSU Master Gardener volunteer for 11 years and is highly supportive of the program. She was a volunteer for Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden for 12 years and was curator of trees at the garden. She has published a booklet on trees in that garden and is highly respected for her knowledge of plants, planting design and the pruning of rhododendrons and other shrubs and trees.

She is a certified Fellow of the international Association of Professional Landscape Designers and is a founding member of the Oregon chapter. 

Rated highly by members of Angie’s List,  she will gladly provide references on request.