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    Impatiens Downy Mildew

      Are Your Impatiens Looking Awful This Year?   Even Dying?   The culprit may be Impatiens Downy Mildew (Plasmopara Obduscens).  This disease was first identified in 2004 and has rapidly spread across the…

    August 21, 2013
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    Easter Lily Care

    How to Choose and Care for Your Easter Lilies Many people think that while shopping for lilies, they need to purchase one that’s already in full bloom. Your lily will last much longer if…

    April 4, 2012
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    Easter Gifts – Easy to order!

    Fresh flowers and flowering plants make Easter gift giving easy. Celebrate spring and the Easter season by bringing some color indoors. Just call or visit Chester’s for same day delivery to the Utica area,…

    April 3, 2012
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    Colorful Indoor Azaleas

    Azaleas are a perfect indoor flowering plant this time of year. They require very little care and can last several weeks or more. Chester’s Flower Shop in Utica has some beautiful colors available right now.…

    March 25, 2012
  • Flowers Seasonal The Greenhouse


    Florist cyclamen are in full bloom and available now through late spring. Cyclamen make a great  blooming  winter house plant because they thrive in cooler temperatures.  Cyclamen add vibrant color and cheerfulness to a…

    January 25, 2012
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    Orchids are a great way to decorate an office or home, adding color and drama to any room. They’re one of the most exotic plants on earth—yet orchids are amazingly easy to care for.…

    December 14, 2011