Amatos was established in 1978 when Peter Amato joined forces with his dad Anthony Amato and turned a part time business into an operation that employs 30 to 40 full time employees. Amatos core business began within the lawn care industry and gradually has developed its main focus to designing custom elegant landscapes. Plant knowledge is an integral part of the design process and translates to the wealth of information available at the garden center. Amatos is situated on a six acre nursery and has one of the most extensive plant selection in the area.

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Sundays
9:00 AM to 6 PM




Gardening Tips

Blossom End Rot

Nothing is more disheartening than grabbing a beautiful tomato only to find the entire bottom is black and rotten. 'Blossom End Rot' (BER) affects tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, squash and melons. Caused by insufficient calcium and uneven water during the rapid growth of the plant and its fruit, BER is avoidable. Continue Reading →

Versatile Hydrangeas

Tall or short, red, pink, purple, blue, white and shades in between, few shrubs provide the versatility of hydrangeas. Generations of gardeners have loved and designed their gardens using them as summer privacy screens, landscape focal points, and as sources for beautiful cut flowers. Now, thanks to new hydrangea introductions, there are even more ways to use them. Fall in love all over again. Continue Reading →

Tent Caterpillars

"Ugly and disgusting," say gardeners when they see tent caterpillars. Not only are they visually unattractive, but also the hundreds of caterpillars within a tent can defoliate a shrub or tree in a matter of days. Fortunately, the attack is seldom fatal. Continue Reading →