100 years of gardening

Louis Palazzi Sr. helped his father grow his gardening business, expanding into heavy landscaping in 1958.

Photo courtesy of Palazzi Landscape Gardening

Palazzi Landscape Gardening is celebrating 100 years of business, from the time Augusto Palazzi started his own gardening company in New London, Connecticut, in 1917 to today’s niche operation focused on landscape renovation. Following is a timeline of key events in the company’s history.

  • 1917: Augusto Palazzi begins a gardening company.
  • 1921: The family relocates to Dunmore, Pennsylvania, and Palazzi Landscape Gardening is established. Lou Palazzi, Sr. is born (father of current owner, Lou Palazzi, Jr.)
  • 1925: The business goes full-time with the motto, “Creator of Beauty.” Lou Sr.’s brother, Bernie, is born.
  • 1930-58: Three sons help with all aspects…