CORAM, NEW YORK — The Garden Dept., a multilocation wholesale nursery and horticultural distributor led by 35-year-old Don Caroleo, has announced that it has joined SiteOne Landscaping Supply, a national carrier of landscaping products based in Roswell, Georgia.
Established in 1976, The Garden Dept. is a third-generation nursery providing landscaping and hardscaping products to both commercial and residential customers. In 2011, it opened up a wholesale distribution center in Dix Hills. In 2018, a third location was added in Speonk to service its East End customers and clients, and the Coram location expanded with a masonry division to fulfill customers’ hardscaping needs. With three locations, The Garden Dept. is the tristate area’s largest independent nursery operation and landscaping supply outlet.
SiteOne is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the United States. Its customers are primarily residential and commercial landscape professionals who specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of lawns, gardens, golf courses and other outdoor spaces.
“The Garden Dept. is an excellent fit with SiteOne as they significantly strengthen our market leading nursery and landscape supply position in the Long Island market,” said Doug Black, Chairman/CEO, SiteOne Landscape Supply. “This addition aligns with our mission to be the best full-line distributor to landscape professionals, providing the highest quality products and services designed to help our customers be more successful.
“The Garden Dept. has an outstanding culture built around customer service,” Mr. Black continued. “They have a talented team that shares SiteOne’s passion for providing quality products, exceptional service and superior value to our customers.”
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.