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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Touted by some as the "fruit from the fountain of youth" because of its high antioxidant, carotene and essential amino acids content, the goji berry (Lycium barbarum), also creates a large sensation in the garden. Additionally, it's easy to grow in zones 3-10 (even in seaside locations!) and doesn't need a second plant for cross-pollination as it is self-pollinating. Continue Reading →
We all want our lawns and plants to thrive. And to do that, they require water. However, we also want to be conscientious stewards of our earth's resources such as water and not have huge water bills. What can you do? Continue Reading →
There's an unfounded rumor that raspberries are difficult to prune. This isn't true if you understand the type of raspberry in your garden. Summer bearing raspberries produce only one harvest per year while everbearing, or fall-bearing, raspberries can produce two harvests. Continue Reading →