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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
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    The Greenhouse

    Caring for Amaryllis

    Amaryllis are a popular blooming plant to give in the winter because of the color they add to a home during the harsh cold months. They can produce flowers in mid-winter in bright, vibrant colors.…

    December 7, 2015
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    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
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    Flowers The Greenhouse

    The Poinsettia

    Poinsettia History:  The Poinsettia is native to Mexico where there is a legend that dates back to Christmas eve several centuries ago. In the legend, a girl named Pepita had no gift to offer…

    December 2, 2015
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    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
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    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
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    Chet Notes

    Petal it Forward with Chester’s

    It’s shaping up to be a busy week here at Chester’s! Our Petal it Forward event will be this Wednesday, October 7th. If you haven’t heard about it, here’s what will be happening:  Our…

    October 5, 2015
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    Events Weddings

    Yellow and Grey Wedding at Hart’s Hill Inn

    Another beautiful wedding from this past August was this butter yellow and grey wedding located at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro, NY. The bride carried a colonial style bouquet of white and yellow roses,…

    September 17, 2015