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Providing the most beautiful plants in Central Ohio for over 60 years.

All of our plants are grown by us in our Ohio-based greenhouses and nurseries.

A bit about our history.

Over 60 years ago, Jack and Ruth Strader founded Strader’s Garden Center with just one small garden store on King Avenue. Today, the seed that was planted continues to flourish as Strader’s has branched out many times. Throughout the years, the company expanded and now includes six retail locations and two wholesale divisions in the heart of Ohio.

During peak season, Strader's is proud to support the community by employing over 300 individuals all over Central Ohio

Strader’s operates as a family business, as each of the couple’s four children played a role in the company’s growth. Many team members have been with the company for a substantial portion of their careers, which is a testimony to the business’s success, longevity, and culture.

With its roots firmly planted in Ohio, Strader’s specializes in gardening and landscaping supplies, lawn care, mulches, fountains, pond supplies, lawnmowers, trees, flowers and much more. Annuals, perennials, vegetables, and herbs are grown in Strader’s own greenhouses located throughout the State.

Career Opportunities

Strader’s Garden Centers believes in hiring people of integrity who deliver outstanding customer service. When you join our team, you have joined a family-owned company that has established an outstanding reputation for quality services and attentiveness to our customers and staff. We credit our outstanding reputation to our employees and strive to be a place where they can find satisfaction and joy, and where they can take pride in their work. A positive attitude and strong work ethic are essential!

We are currently seeking new team members for seasonal employment. Part-time and full-time positions are available. Please download an application below and drop off at the desired location or email to employment@straders.net.

Current Openings

Riverside Location. To read more about this position, click here.

Riverside Location. To read more about this position, click here.

All locations. Cashiers will greet customers and offer quality service while operating a register. We are willing to work around your school schedule and/or other job schedules. This is a friendly, active, and team oriented environment, full of beautiful plants and fresh air.

All locations. Primary duties are planting, weeding, watering, pulling orders, stocking shelves, preparing shipments, loading customers’ cars, and assisting customers in-store. Horticultural knowledge a plus. Must be available to work weekends.

Acceptance & Inclusion Statement

At Straders, we understand what grows a better garden.

We cultivate excellence across our teams by hiring people from all walks of life, ensuring the highest levels of knowledge and customer engagement.

We’ve planted our garden centers all across the city, ensuring access for anyone and everyone who wants to work on their green thumb.

We source our plants, tools, and resources from a wide variety of vendors, ensuring that we’re offering the very best, all the time.

We welcome all of our community members into our garden centers, ensuring that each customer who wants to grow something new gets that chance.