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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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 →
Busy time in the garden! Remember to water early in the morning to reduce evaporation. This also helps prevent bacterial and fungal infections. Water, watch for pests, harvest and enjoy summer! This is a perfect time to determine where spring and summer blooming bulbs and perennials can be planted for next year. 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 →