Danielle Ferguson

Current Position:  Owner, Ferguson’s Fragrant Nursery

Danielle Ferguson didn’t start out in the nursery business. She graduated from college with a degree in psychology and went to work in Hood River as a skills trainer for people with disabilities. While working with clients in a wholesale nursery, Danielle discovered what she really loved: growing plants. 

 She needed a horticulture program to pursue her passion. 

Danielle looked for a program and the closest one she could find was at Clackamas Community College. For 10 years, she commuted from her home in Parkdale to Oregon City. 

Danielle finally reached a point in her education that she had to make a decision: to quit her job and focus full time on horticulture. 

Danielle got a job as a gardener with the city of Portland when she was selected over 400 other applicants. After nine years with the city, Danielle realized she really wanted to own a nursery. She and her husband purchased nine acres in St. Paul and began work on Ferguson’s Fragrant Nursery. The nursery is a destination for gardeners from throughout the Northwest. 

Clackamas remains an important part of Danielle’s career through student interns and employees. “Clackamas gave me everything I needed to pursue my dream,” she said. 

Danielle Ferguson

I am Clackamas.

RSS Feed

Recent NewsRSS Feed

ELC THUMB

Metro Grant Supports ELC Restoration

The Environmental Learning Center is one of 27 projects that will benefit from Metro’s Nature in Neighborhoods grant program. Metro recently awarded an $868,342 grant to fund site restoration at the Clackamas Community College’s ELC on the Oregon City campus. Full Story
Joanne portrait THUMB

CCC Board Votes Unanimously to Refer Bond to Voters in November

The Clackamas Community College Board of Education unanimously approved a bond measure referral for the Nov. 4 ballot at its July 16 meeting. Full Story
CCC

CCC and Oregon Tech Sign Reverse Transfer Agreement

More students in Oregon will have the opportunity to be credited with an associate’s degree while earning a bachelor’s degree through a new “Reverse Transfer” agreement, signed last week between the Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) and Clackamas Community College (CCC). Full Story

Upcoming Events

Date: 7/31/2014  Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Niemeyer Coffman Lobby (N101),Niemeyer Leroy Anderson Rm (N119)
View Event
Date: 7/31/2014  Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Niemeyer Osterman Theatre (N147)
View Event
Date: 8/1/2014  Time: 12:00 AM
Location:
View Event