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    Why You Should Shop Small Every Day!

    Small Business Saturday, which happens right after Thanksgiving, is a day to celebrate the local shops, restaruants, businesses and more in your area. Small businesses are a staple of our communities, making our neighborhoods…

    November 16, 2017
  • Chet Notes Flowers

    Poinsettia Toxicity Myths

    Poinsettia Toxicity Myth Good news! The poinsettia is the most widely tested consumer plant on the market today, proving the myths about the popular holiday plants toxicity to pets and humans to be false:…

    November 9, 2017
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Chet Notes Events

    2015 Holiday Preview Recap

        Every year, the weekend before Thanksgiving, we host our annual Holiday Preview. This is a moment for us to invite our customers in and show off our best holiday flowers and plants,…

    December 2, 2015
  • Chet Notes

    Lavender and White Wedding in Old Forge, NY

    In late September our designers created some pieces for a beautiful wedding taking place in Old Forge, NY. The bride and groom’s flowers had a natural, hand picked look, with purples and whites surrounded…

    November 4, 2015
  • Chet Notes Events

    Petal it Forward Recap

    On Wednesday October 7th, Chester’s participated with a nationwide movement called Petal it Forward. Our team handed out around 750 bouquets to 375 people through out the Greater Utica Region. Each person received two…

    October 21, 2015