Meet the Staff: Carol Schroeder

Carol Schroeder, Sales Associate

We are honored that, after teaching high school for 32 years, Carol has chosen to spend some of her well-deserved retirement time with us at the greenhouse! She’s been with us for two seasons now, so she may have helped you in choosing plants or at the checkout. She’s also helped out with wine tastings, our Fall Fest birthday parties and field trips, and even in our food truck.

Did you go to college? If so, where and degree?  Yes, Masters in Special Education from Penn State University

Favorite thing about your job:  Interacting with people and learning something new each day.

Top 3 favorite plants: African violets, herbs and cone flowers

Best piece of garden advice: Get your hands dirty, try new plants and know the amount of sunlight required for your plants

Something interesting about you: I recently rode my bike 160 miles from Pittsburgh to Cumberland Maryland on the Great Allegheny Passage.

Interests and hobbies: Biking, baking and reading, and of course gardening!

Favorite vacation spot: A beach anywhere

Proudest accomplishment: Raising two amazing children

Favorite game or sport to watch or play? watch – football, play- family board/card games 
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