Bedner's Farm & Greenhouse


As a plant parent to more than 100 houseplants, our Office Manager has a serious green thumb, adventurous spirit and will take art over team sports any day.

It’s nice to know the people behind the plants. Especially the ones who are generous about sharing their experience and expertise. This is one of many Bedner’s team members who loves plants and plant people and who makes the farm and garden center an even better place to be.

Meet Shannon

Name: Shannon McCaffrey

Role: Office Manager

Education: Rhema Bible Training College in Tulsa, OK to be a youth pastor, then Pittsburgh Technical Institute for Architectural CAD.

How long have you been with Bedner’s? A year and a half.

Favorite things about your job? The people, the plants and the animals.

Top 3 Plants?

  1. Euphorbia Lactea Ghost because they’re easy to take care of and have the coolest structure.
  2. Begonias in any variety, color and shape because they’re breathtaking and show-stopping.
  3. Anthurium Luxurians is a new love for me, but I’ve quickly fallen for the oversized leaves and bold textures.

Best piece of garden advice? Don’t be afraid to try new things!

Something interesting about you? I’ve been a vegetarian for 20 years.

Interests and hobbies? Playing the piano, painting and camping.

Favorite vacation spot? Saint Lucia or Disney World.

Proudest accomplishment? Keeping the 100+ houseplants I own alive and thriving.

Favorite game, team or sport to watch or play? Nope, I’d rather be making art or music!

We hope you’ll say hello to Shannon next time you’re in the garden center!

The people of Bedner’s Farm & Greenhouse are here to inspire future plant people. We care about the vast benefits to our environment, health and quality of life, and would love to share it all with you. Please ask if you have any questions. We’d be thrilled to help if you need us.