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 History Of Varga's Landscaping

Varga's Landscaping started circa 1938 on Center Ridge Road in Rocky River, Ohio. It was founded by Anton William Varga and his sone A. William (Bill) Varga II. Their first customers were primarily in the "Clifton Park" area of Rocky River and included the homes of Louis Saltzer, Mayor Locker, Mayor Celebrezzi, and J.C. Wasmer from Lake Erie Screw. Varga's Landscaping was most notably give the responsiblity of landscaping Vernon Stouffer's boat house in readiness for Walt Disney's visit in the 1950's.

In 1954, the business moved it's operation to Dover Center Road in Westlake where a Greenhouse operation was also started by Bill Varga II.

Varga's Landscaping is now owned and operated by Rick Varga and his son Jason.

Varga's Landscaping Today

  • Certificate Of Horticultrure - Cleveland State University
  • Master Certificate Of Horticulture - Ohio State University
  • BA Liberal Arts - Cleveland State University
  • BA Environmental Studies (Magna cum Laude) - Cleveland State University
  • Certified Landscaping Installer
  • Instructor of Horticultrure as Polaris - 1990-2001
  • Advisory for Western Reserve Horticultural Society at Cleveland Botanical Gardens
  • Landscape consultant for BP Oil - 1990-1996
  • Landscape consultant for Mt Sinai - 1991-1997
  • Member of the Ohio Landscaping Nurseymen Association (OLNA)
  • Certified Arborist
  • International Society of Arboriculture
  • Member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers

  • BA (Hons) Public Relations - University of Dayton
  • 10+ years of landscaping experience

  • BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology - Liverpool JM University, England