Where it all began
In 1927, Martin Schuster bought a piece of property on Murray Ridge Road where he started growing vegetable crops in the fields. His son, Donald A. Schuster, developed a passion for bedding plants and wanted to start a greenhouse business of his own. Donald wanted to sell plants to the community and other greenhouses and nurseries in the area. In 1964 Donald opened his greenhouse that remains open to this day. In 2000, Donald retired and handed the business over to his four sons; Don Jr.(retired), Ed, Steve, and Chuck.
How we got Here
As second-generation growers, Donald A. Schuster Greenhouse Inc. strives for quality, service, and products. Ed, Steve, and Chuck work to keep the traditions of their father's work at the forefront, while striving to use 21st-century technology to enhance their growing. The three brothers are constantly working to find new up and coming products, while still growing the traditional "mom and pop" products! Donald A. Schuster Greenhouse places their customers first while supplying excellent quality, service, and products.
As of August 2019, Donald A. Schuster Greenhouse, Inc. is excited to announce the next phase of continued growth - Steve's son Doug has joined the family business. Doug graduated in 2009 from Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute with a degree in Greenhouse Management and was then hired by the University as their Greenhouse Manager. In 2012, Doug took a position as Greenhouse Manager with Kingwood Center Gardens in Mansfield, Ohio. He was promoted to Director of Horticulture in 2017. In 2019, Doug has come full circle back to the family greenhouse he grew up working at. His unique experience will enhance the business's strong foundation built by his grandfather, father and uncles.