Plant Detectives is a family-owned business in beautiful Chester, New Jersey. With over 200 years of cumulative experience, our staff has seen it all, from the usual to the unique. Our ability to source hard-to-find nursery stock makes us New Jersey's premier nursery. Whether you're a landscape professional or a weekend gardener, we have that special plant you won't find anywhere else.
Plant Detectives was founded in 1996 by Art Laster in Ramsey, New Jersey. Our operation moved to Chester, New Jersey, in 2001 and has called our 10-acre location "home" since. Art's original mission was simple, yet it still guides us today: provide high-quality plant material.