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  • Seasonal The Greenhouse

    Spring Planting Season

    Spring planting season is here at chester’s and our greenhouses are bursting with spring colors! We have great options for any garden – whether you need plants that love the hot sun, something that…

    May 19, 2021
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    Bonsai Care

    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…

    March 31, 2021
  • Seasonal The Greenhouse

    January and late winter can be a time where many people are feeling sad and down. The holidays are over, and things are cold and dark here in Upstate NY. But did you know…

    December 27, 2020
  • Seasonal The Greenhouse

    Selecting & Caring for Fall Mums

    Chrysanthemums, or outdoor garden mums, are a great way to extend the growing season into the cooler fall months here in Central, NY. Here at Chester’s, we have a great variety in several colors…

    August 12, 2020
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    Cactus Gardens & Care

    Cactus plants have been a long time favorite because they are easy to care for and grow in unique shapes. These prickly plants are native to desert areas, which make them great for homes…

    July 1, 2020
  • The Greenhouse

    Ponytail Palms

    Ponytail palms (Beaucarnea recurvata) is a very common and popular houseplant due to its drought-tolerant nature and adaptability to almost any environment. They are native to areas in Mexico, but have been cultivated for…

    January 21, 2020
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    Mounting Staghorn Ferns

    Staghorn ferns are beautiful and unique tropical houseplants that have acquired some popularity in recent years, specifically for their ability to be mounted on natural materials, creating stunning displays that grow and develop character…

    January 11, 2020
  • Seasonal Seasonal Specials The Greenhouse

    Norfolk Island Pines

    These miniature trees are very popular around the holidays as they offer a permanent, less messy, and typically smaller alternative to traditional Christmas trees. Don’t let the name fool you, however, Norfolk Island pines…

    December 2, 2019