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    The Greenhouse

    Pitcher and Carnivorous Plant Care

    Pitcher plants are carnivorous plants which have tube-shaped leaves known as pitfall traps—a mechanism that traps prey in a deep cavity filled with digestive fluid. Their sweet smell attracts their prey to the lip of…

    August 24, 2016
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    Chet Notes

    Classic Red White Wedding

    This past weekend we put together some classic red and white bouquets for a wedding that took place at the Stanley Theater and Twin Ponds. Our bride carried a hand tied bouquet of white…

    August 23, 2016
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    Chet Notes The Greenhouse

    Caring for Bonsai

    Bonsai trees come from a long artistic tradition of training tree forms to grow dwarfed. This art form has it’s origin in Japan and China where it has been practiced for centuries. Bonsai trees…

    July 12, 2016
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    Events Weddings

    Spring Wedding at Yahnundasis Golf Club

    Our designers recently created some beautiful, late spring wedding bouquets and floral decorations for a wedding that took place at the Hamilton College Chapel in Clinton, NY and a reception that followed at the…

    June 11, 2016
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    Events Weddings

    Woodland Wedding with Succulents

    Succulents are one of the hottest trends right now in gardening and floral design. Not only do succulents look great in a dish or fairy garden, they can be integrated into floral designs and…

    June 7, 2016
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    Chet Notes Events Seasonal

    2016 Palm Sunday Recap

    Did you stop by on our Palm Sunday Open House Weekend, March 19th and 20th? It was packed here! We had lots happening – our ducklings were visiting in our front showroom, along with…

    April 8, 2016
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    Chet Notes

    Atlanta Trade Show 20116

    This past week, Tina and Laurie traveled to Atlanta for their yearly trip to the AmeriasMart trade show. We’ve been getting plenty of photos and ideas from them – and wanted to share them with you.…

    January 20, 2016
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    The Greenhouse

    Air Plant Care

    Air plants are one of the latest trends in home decor and DIY. Here in our greenhouses we have several varieties of air plants along with all the supplies you’ll need to create an…

    January 14, 2016
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    Events

    Engagement Party at Fort Schuyler Club

    Our designers recently created some simple and elegant flower arrangements for an engagement party located at the Fort Schuyler Club in Utica. Founded in 1883 and formerly a “gentlemen only” club, the Fort Schuyler…

    January 14, 2016