About Us

Perennial Gardens History / Timeline

1946 -

Gus Alvarez buys a small farm on Route 22 in Bedford, NY

1948 -

Gus partners with Karl Katschke to develop a garden center, selling nursery stock, annuals and perennials.

1968 -

Gus's son Augie joins family business, and begins maintenance division at Perennial Gardens.

1972 -

Augie buys Karl's share of business and designs new garden center.

1978 -

The new garden center is built. Perennial Gardens starts snow plowing, masonry, and landscaping.

1990 -

Augie's son Sean begins working at Perennial Gardens. Landscape Division expands with project manager, project coordinator, and office staff.

2016 -

Today, Perennial Gardens' services have grown with a fabulous staff that offers Landscape Construction, a Garden Center, and a Florist.