Welcome to Pick Ontario!

The reasons are clear why Ontario-grown cut flowers and potted plants are the preferred choice. From the greenhouse to the store in no time at all, when you support our province's farmers and Pick Ontario, You are assured the freshest product available.

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Flower of the Month

Gerbera Indoors (Gerbera jamesonii)

Gerbera Indoors (Gerbera jamesonii)

Cheerful daisy-like blooms, in a wide range of colors, are perfect for perking up any room! Use one as a centerpiece or line up several on a sunny windowsill. Gerberas' attractive foliage earns them points when not in bloom and they mix pleasingly with plants having more lacy or…

Grower of the Month

Cedarway Floral Inc.

Cedarway Floral Inc.

Cedarway Floral is a family business established in 1984 located in Beamsville, Ontario.Evolving from a small rose production facility, we have grown into one of Canada's largest, most technologically advanced gerbera producers, now covering over 8 acres of growing area. Cedarway's Gerbera Our goal at Cedarway is to continue producing the best quality gerbera available to customers throughout central and eastern Canada, and the northeast United States. We accomplish this with a team of dedicated growers, packaging personnel and management, who continually look at new methods and technology…

What is Pick Ontario?

pickOntario is a marketing campaign to help raise awareness, interest and demand for Ontario-grown cut flowers and potted plants. The first campaign was launched in the year of 2007 at the Grocery Innovations Show in Toronto. Over the past few years, pickOntario has grown into a recognizable brand with participation from many growers and stores. pickOntario's continuous goal is to remind people that there are locally grown flowers in Ontario.


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