Member Profile

Areas of service: Annuals, Bagged soil amendments, Bulk soil amendments, Custom planting for Do It Yourself customers, Display gardens, Fertilizer, Garden seminars, Greenhouse Operator, Grounds Maintenance, Irrigation Contractors, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Designer, Landscape Lighting, Lawn Care & Spray Contractors, Perennials, Planting service, Potting service, Retail Garden Centres, Roses, Shrubs & Special events

Size of store/greenhouse: 10,000 sq feet of greenhouses, located on our 100 acre farm

Store located in plants hardiness zone: 4b

Months of operation: Mid April, May and June

We support community projects: Alliston District Humane Society - hold annual 'Pansies for Paws' fundraiser event in April; Banting Memorial High School, Alliston - advisor for Specialist High Skills Major Horticulture program and employer for Coop program; Trinity Cooperative Playgroup, Rosemont - tours of greenhouses and donations; Creemore BIA - downtown beautification projects; Creemore Skating Club - donations; various local Horticulture Societies - discounted plants, donations, tours and talks; in partnership with Township of Adjala Tosorontio - hold annual 'Potcycle' event; plus numerous other donations for local charity fundraising events

Staff qualifications: Katie Dawson (owner) - B.Sc Honours Horticulture, University of Bath, England, 1992 Chris Martin (owner) - Diploma in Horticulture, Landscaping and Greenskeeping, Humber College, 1986 All other staff members are keen home gardeners

Company summary:
Cut and Dried Flower Farm is a family owned 'retail - grower' greenhouse operation, in business since 1993. We grow a wide selection of annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and planters as well as offering locally grown roses and shrubs. A custom container planting service is offered as well as a 'plant it here' potting space for customers to utilize. We hold several special events each year for which we have been honoured with two Awards of Excellence from Landscape Ontario. We plant and maintain extensive display gardens, offer tours and talks and publish a regular e newsletter. See you soon at the farm!