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845 Westney Road South
Unit 2
Ajax, ON L1S 3M4

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Reed’s Florists Limited Originally founded in 1912 as a greenhouse grower, Reed’s is a family-owned business that is very much a part of the local community. Throughout our over 110-year history, Reed’s has always been a family business, and has had only 5 owners throughout that time. In 1912, R.B. Reed built greenhouses on Bloor Street in Oshawa. Together, he and his wife Nina grew flowers and plants for the churches and residents of Oshawa. Originally, deliveries were done with horse and wagon, but Reed’s first delivery truck was purchased in the 1920’s. In 1921, Nina opened a flower shop in Downtown Oshawa to help complement the greenhouses on Bloor Street. This store was located at 10 ½ King Street West. After the war, all three of Dick and Nina’s Reed’s sons came to join the business – Morry worked in the greenhouses, Henry in the Retail Side and Ted as Vice President. This led to the incorporation of R.B. Reed and Sons Florists. R.B (Dick) retired and passed away in 1953. As the business grew, throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s the family concentrated on greenhouse growing and retailing, hiring a greenhouse manager to replace Morry, who, sadly, had passed away. In 1977 the decision was made to transition away from growing and focus on retailing. In 1977, Ted passed away, leaving Henry as the sole Reed left to run the business, together with his greenhouse manager. Thus, he made the decision to move strictly into retailing, and then sold the company to his greenhouse manager. Abe Buntsma owned Reed’s for the next 10 years, opening different stores, experimenting with new ways to purchase fresh and hard good supplies, and building a business that was as much a part of Oshawa then as it is today. In 1988, Abe sold Reed’s to Ajax Pickering Flower Shops (They owned both the Ajax and Pickering stores), and the company was renamed Reed’s Florists Limited to better reflect its operating position. The merger of these two companies created one of the largest florists in Canada, running 5 retail locations throughout the 1990’s. In 1999 the company was sold to the Brothers Jeffrey and Philip Wilson, both of whom had worked there in high school. Returning from University, they decided that they wanted to pursue a life in the floral industry. They have embraced this for many years, growing the company in many facets, and still work in the business every day. You will often find them in one of the stores, or one of their family members! Reed’s is truly a family business…..Bringing Beauty to Life, for Over a Century. Reed’s Pickering Flower Shop First opened in Pickering Town Centre in 1973 (the same year the mall opened!), our Pickering location has served Pickering with incredible, fresh florals and gifts for 49 years. Last renovated in 2021, our PTC Store is a favourite to browse with its airy, open ceiling, and bright, engaging lighting. Pickering is open mall hours, from 10am-9pm Monday to Friday, 10am -6pm on Saturday, and 11am – 5pm on Sundays. Reed’s Oshawa Centre Flower Shop Our OC Store has been a part of Oshawa all the way back to the beginning! Reed’s originally had a kiosk when the Oshawa Centre was an open-air mall in the 1950’s. When the mall was enclosed in 1968, we got our first store there, and have been a part of the community ever since! Our large storefront and open concept cooler invite you to wander through, shop or just explore what we have to offer! Open mall hours, from 10am-9pm Monday – Friday, 10am-9pm Saturday and 11am-5pm Sundays. Reed’s Ajax Flower Shop First opened in the original part of Ajax in 1956, the Ajax Flower shop is the original shop in Town! Although we moved stores, we stayed in the same plaza until 2016, when we moved to our new larger, open concept design studio at 845 Westney Road South. Come on in and wander through our large fridge, engage with designers making creations or just shop the retail store. We are open Monday – Friday from 7:30am-5pm, and on Saturday from 8am-4pm.

Bringing Beauty to Life, for Over a Century.

Reed’s Florists Ajax

845 Westney Rd South Unit 2

Ajax,ON L1S 3M4

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Additional Information:

Hours of Operation:
Phone Lines
M-F 7:30am – 9:00pm
Sat. 8:30am – 9:00pm
Sun. 11:00am – 6:00pm

Reed’s Head Office and Westney Road Shop
M-F 7:30am-5:00pm
Sat 8:30am-4:00pm
Sun Closed

Reed’s Pickering Town Centre Flower Shop
M-F 10:00am – 9:00pm
Sat. 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sun. 11:00am – 6pm:00

Reed’s Oshawa Centre Flower Shop
M-F 10:00am – 9:00pm
Sat. 10:00am – 9:00pm
Sun. 11:00am – 6:00pm

No Deliveries Done on Sundays except for local funeral homes.
To help assure on-time delivery during the busy holiday season, place your order at least 1 day prior to the following major holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, Administrative Professionals Week, Mother's Day, Father's Day and Labour Day. Our shop will always be closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Family Day, Easter, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

You can also find us in the following directories:

Payment Options

We accept the following payment methods:

Visa

MasterCard

American Express

Visa Debit

Areas Served

Our Three locations serve the following local areas: Ajax, Pickering, Whitby, Oshawa, Courtice, Brooklin, Bowmanville, Newcastle, Scarborough, Toronto, Markham, Vaughan, Thornhill, Newmarket, Mississauga, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Brampton and Woodbridge. (Different delivery charges may apply).

 

We also deliver to the following facilities
Accettone Funeral Home Ltd Ambulatory Rehabilitation Ctr
Barnes Memorial Funeral Home Brock House
Canadian Tinnitus & Hyperacusi Chartwell Ballycliffe Long
Chartwell Colonial Retirement Court At Pringle Creek
McEachnie Funeral Home Mount Lawn Memorial Gardens
Newediuk Funeral Home W. C. Rouge Valley Ajax & Pickering
Stonehaven Manor Sunnycrest Nursing Homes Ltd
Westney Villa Seniors Winbourne Park 

Specialty Services

We specialize in the following services: Large inventory of fresh flowers Plants European/dish gardens Contemporary and traditional arrangements High-style floral arrangements Funeral designs Mylar balloons Stuffed animals Gift cards

Contact Information

 

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us by email at contactus@reedsflorists.com or by calling us directly at (888)733-3356.
We're always here to serve you and make your flower-sending experience a pleasure.

Reed’s Florists Head Office and Westney Store
845 Westney Road South, Unit 2
Ajax, Ontario
L1S 3M4
(905) 683-6060

Reed’s Pickering Flower Shop
Pickering Town Centre
1355 Kingston Road
Pickering, Ontario
L1V 1B8
(905) 683-6060

Reed’s Oshawa Centre Flower Shop
Oshawa Centre
419 King Street West
Oshawa, Ontario
L1J 2K5
(905) 576-5480


Reed's Florist Ltd
845 Westney Road South
Unit 2
Ajax, ON L1S 3M4

 

 

Delivery Policy

Delivery charge will vary depending on delivery area.
Orders must be received before 10:00 am in the recipient's time zone to assure same-day delivery. Orders received after that time will be delivered the following day.

Orders can not be cancelled on the same day as scheduled delivery, or if already delivered.  Internet orders cancelled prior to delivery are subject to a $10.00 administration charge. 


We will do our best to accommodate deliveries at specific times of day, but we cannot guarantee it.

No deliveries done on Sundays please call us at 1-888-REEDFLO to place an order.

Delivery of orders to rural route addresses or cemeteries cannot be guaranteed.

We will be happy to accept your international orders if you call our shop directly. We are unable to accept international orders over the Internet.

In cases where we arrive and the recipient does not answer the door, we will try the following:

  • Leave on the premises (weather and location permitting) and recipient will be called
  • Leave a Door tag requesting recipient call us
  • 2 Delivery attempts will be made and after that the order will need to be picked up at the nearest Reed's Florists location to the recipient. 

Substitution Policy

Occasionally, substitutions may be necessary to create your bouquet due to the availability of certain flowers in various parts of the country. Care is taken to maintain the style, theme and color scheme of the arrangement, using flowers of equal value. Additionally, the substitution of certain keepsake items may be necessary due to increased demand, especially during major holidays. In single-flower arrangements, such as an all rose bouquet, or orchids, we will make every attempt to match the flower type, but may substitute with another color.

Team

As a Family-Owned Business,

Our Team is our Family.

Owners:

Jeffrey and Philip Wilson.  Both Wilson brothers began working for Reed's in high school on the delivery truck.  They continued to work in all aspects of the flower business including design, purchasing, decor, delivery and marketing.  While working at other jobs, they decided that their true passion was the flower industry, and they purchased Reed's.  That was more than 23 years ago, and each day, you will find them in one of the stores, working alongside their staff and customers.

Lisa – Lisa is our Supervisor and does a fabulous job of keeping an eye on our multiple locations, as well as making sure that all of our customers have the full Reed’s Experience!

Stephanie - A floral designer with passion, Stephanie loves making all sorts of arrangements, but really loves bright, vibrant vases.

Kara – Bringing her excitement for the industry to her work, Kara loves to turn people’s visions into beautiful arrangements each day!

Jeannette - Jeannette has been with us for over 17 years, coming to us when we took over a shop that was closing. Whenever you visit our Ajax store, she is the smiling face that will greet you and help you put your emotions into flowers.

Greg - Greg works with us on a part time basis, and has been with us for over 25 years, in many capacities. His forte is designing beautiful pieces that reflect the passion that he puts into his work.

Kathy - Kathy first came to us 20 years ago with a story about how Reed's did her wedding flowers years before that!  Her loyalty and dedication to our Team has not wavered since.  She splits time between our OC and PTC stores.

Mike - The smiling face on the road, you will always find Mike behind the wheel of a Reed's van, or at your door bringing joy.

Bill - Looking after our more remote and further East deliveries, Bill has been with us for the last 10 years. Give him a wave when you see him on the road!

Fred - Another integral part is Fred, another delivery driver of ours.  You will primarily see him on weekends, making people's days bright!

Doug - Doug looks after our West and and North West deliveries, from Hamilton north to Vaughan/Newmarket and everywhere in between!  

Devon – Devon has been a part of our Team for over 7 years, and is one of the smiling faces you see when you come into both our Pickering and Oshawa Stores

Heather – A relationship that began over 10 years ago, Heather still loves meeting new people and helping make people’s day. You will find Heather primarily in our Pickering Store.

Leanne – Bright, chipper, fun and knowledgeable.  Leanne will greet you at the Oshawa Store and lead you to get exactly what you want!

Brittany – Part of our Team for many years, Brittany focuses most of her exceptional customer service skills at our Oshawa Store.

Mala – Part of our Team for the last 7 years, Mala loves to help customers find exactly what they are looking for.  You will find Mala in our PTC Store.

Other Staff - We have many other fantastic part time staff and drivers who work in stores and we are ever thankful for their devotion and smiling faces!

 

We also want to remember and thank some incredible Team members who have passed on.  Each one of them has left an indelible mark on our company, and Jeffrey and Philip are grateful for having known and shared time with each one of them.

Thank you Murray, Rob and Pauline.  Rest in Peace.