26th Annual Plant Celebration & Garden Sale at the Centre Furnace Mansion

Thank you to the Centre Furnace Mansion Gardeners, Volunteers, Vendors and shoppers that participated in the 2021 Plant Celebration!

Gardeners and shoppers didn’t let the cold, wet weather stop them from getting out to join us for the Plant Celebration at the Centre Furnace Mansion on May 9! We were happy to welcome back this Mansion tradition and would like to thank the following volunteers for their contribution of time during the planning and preparation for the sale, for plant donations and for their hard work on the day of the event!

Susan Bowser

Lucy Boyce

Boy Scout Troop #34

Doug Dreese

Nathaniel Dreese

Brian Sedgwick

Logan Sedgwick

Mike Canich

Christine Gambino

Joyce Christini

Rachel Killoren Corp

Elizabeth Dutton

Michele Ebaugh

Susan Toby Evans

Rita Fodor

Lenore and Wayne Foster

Katie Frieden

Carol Gouty

Judy Heberling

Scott Heberling

Win and Pat Hock

Michael Husband

Chris Igo

Just Serve Elders

Just Serve Sisters

Jeanie Kim

Beverly Lipski

Louis Mayer

Jo Merrell

Ruth Merritt

Deborah Meszaros

Ann Moellenbrock

Fran Nuhfer

Carol Phillips

Sharon Phillips

Mark Pishak

Geri Reeve

Ellen Slingerland

Peter Sorensen

Jan Villastrigo

Marty Warner

Steve Wheeler

Roger Williams

Penn State Master Gardeners

Proceeds benefit the Centre County Historical Society for the gardens and grounds at the Centre Furnace Mansion and Boogersburg School.

Interested in participating as a vendor in future years? Contact Johanna at or 814-234-4779 for more information.


CFM Gardeners

Centre Furnace Mansion Gardens

Perennials and Native plants from the CFM gardens and donations from CFM Gardener’s personal gardens.

Rose Franklin’s Perennials


We specialize in growing plants which attract hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden. During the summer months, we also offer monarch eggs, caterpillars, and pupae.

Meadowsweet Native Plant Farm


Our native plants are ideal for creating backyard habitats for wildlife, as well as enhancing butterfly and hummingbird gardens.  We specialize in native  herbaceous perennials & shrubs.

Note Cards by Esther Del Rosso

Notecards created from watercolor paintings of plants, flowers, local scenes, views of beaches and scenic views of Ireland.

Shuey’s Market & Greenhouse


Annuals, bedding plants, sometimes vegetables and beautiful hanging baskets.

Deb’s Flower Farm


Deb has been growing flowers and plants for over 20 years. We make Hypertufa containers and succulent gardens.

The Rock Garden Nursery


The Rock Garden now focuses on growing native perennials. We are a small local nursery, growing plants since 2001.

Go Native Tree Farm


We are proud to offer the largest selection of Eastern native woody plant species available anywhere. We continue to add new species and have increased our growing capacity.

Common Ground Organic Farm


At Common Ground Farm we grow nutritious organic produce for our local community. We are dedicated to the land, nurturing the soil, and acting as responsible stewards in our relationship with the earth and what it can provide.

James Eisenstein

An unpaid field hand on my son’s certified organic vegetable farm (Jade Family Farm) since retirement, I spend my time working on the farm and starting extra heirloom tomato plants.