Rhodes Greenhouses was started in 1962 in a wood
framed greenhouse by Leland and Gerene Rhodes
who had also operated the Triangle Gardens Greenhouse operation in
Adams, New York starting in 1947.
Mr. and Mrs. Rhodes moved to Henderson in 1962 and started the process
of building the greenhouses,
eventually moving some of the greenhouses from the former Adams site to
Henderson, New York.
The business was bought by theirs son, Gary, jn 1982, and he started to
build the business up, until it
became the largest grower of spring plants in this part of New York
State. Customers come from all
over this part of the state to obtain some of the best grown plants
Rhodes Greenhouses only grows one crop a year which
allows the plants to grow slowly and to store
nutrients and vitality until they are taken home by the customer and
By growing their own materials, Rhodes Greenhouses can
pick and choose new varieties from many
of the most advanced plant breeders around which accounts for many of
the new and exciting plant
varieties that end up on the greenhouse benches each year.
Wouldn't you like to make the money
that you put into your flowers a real investment? Of course
you would, you want them to last, and that is why we recommend flowers and
other plants that are
Proven Winners. Proven
Winners are a line of outstanding varieties of spring plants that are
in our greenhouses. The Rhodes family has been trained in the care
and sale of
these great varieties of plants.
Rhodes Greenhouses is a Tourist Attraction!
Many people come to the greenhouse to shop, but also
to bring their children and relatives and to take
a tour of the greenhouses, the display gardens, and to have some ice
cream, and to take a break in
the gardens and the Veteran's Memorial which is located on site.