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 →
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 →