In 20 Days 'Express it with Flowers' 20 Ways!

In 20 Days 'Express it with Flowers' 20 Ways!

April 22, 2014

Guelph, ON – Ontario is well known for producing high quality flowers! What inspires you to buy flowers?

PickOntario, a marketing initiative funded by Flowers Canada (Ontario) Inc. launches “Express It With Flowers”, a consumer awareness promotion running from April 21 to May 11, 2014. Customers will be given the opportunity to win a beautiful Ontario grown bouquets of flowers or potted plant by entering to win on Facebook or on radio with 91.5 The Beat, Waterloo.

Some great reasons to “Express It With Flowers”:

  • Is there someone in your life that you want to show appreciation to because they are always there for you?
  • How about the colleague who is always willing to pitch in and help; always going the extra mile for the team?
  • What about saying thank you through flowers to the caring volunteers who offer up their time – quietly making an impact on the lives of others?
  • Or how about just brightening someone’s day – because you can!

For 20 days, pickOntario will post a new reason to give flowers on Contestants can enter to win by submitting their related story and photo on how they “Express It With Flowers” on Facebook. pickOntario will pick a great story each day and the lucky winner will not only get a chance to receive/give beautiful flowers and plants valued at $50, but they will also be given the opportunity to share their story on the value of giving flowers. This contest is open to all Ontario residents.

Listen to Kathy Wall on 91.5 The Beat ‘9 at Noon’ for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate donated by Hearts and Flowers Floral Shop or Cameron’s Flower Shop. ‘9 at Noon’ is on air Monday to Friday between 10am and 2pm until May 11, 2014 and is open to all Ontario residents.

FCO’s Marketing Director, Nikki Gomes highlighted: “We hope everyone will be watching the Marilyn Denis Show on May 7th and Breakfast Television on May 5th, where pickOntario will be donating beautiful Ontario grown flowers in support of Mother’s Day for audience members.” Mrs. Gomes also commented: “Ontario grown flowers are not just for special occasions. Flowers can help us make those special connections to the folks we care about, any time of the year, and while providing valuable health benefits and overall sense of well-being we can support our local farmers by ‘buying local’!”

pickOntario, supported by Flowers Canada (Ontario) Inc. is a marketing campaign designed to help raise awareness, interest and demand for Ontario-grown cut flowers and potted plants. For more information on pickOntario, please visit You can also contact the FCO office directly by calling 1-800-698-0113 or emailing

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