One of the largest greenhouse operations in the United States, GCG in Oberlin, Ohio, now boasts 150 acres of indoor growing area. Arguably, the flat, green landscape in this part of the county resembles The Netherlands – the home of John van Wingerden, who established GCG in 1968.
Still a family-owned and operated business, GCG supplies a wide range of retail customers in 48 US states and neighboring Canada. It produces orchids and other tropical and foliage plants, such as Anthuriums, bromeliads, ferns, and spider plants. It also grows succulents, seasonal bedding plants, favorites such as hydrangeas, lilies, chrysanthemums, poinsettias, and plug plants.