William John Became a successful nurseryman and raised two sons, Dwight Sr. and Ralph. Both boys grew up in the business and studied horticulture at Iowa State University. They Purchased the business as second generation owners in 1947.
Dwight Jr. grew up as a third generation nurseryman and studied horticulture at Iowa State University. He continued the landscape nursery business as Dwight Hughes Nursery on 100 acres southwest of the original site. Tom and John were raised in the business as fourth generation nurseryman. Both Graduated from Iowa State University.
Tom in Horticulture/Business and John in Industrial Technology/Business/ Horticulture. They established Hughes Nursery and Landscaping in 2008 and began the second 100 years of Hughes family tree growing and landscaping.
Dwight Jr., John, & Tom