Tidy's Flowers

130 West More Drive M5A 1R3 Toronto (Ontario) View map

About Tidy's Flowers

Established in 1877, Tidy's Flowers is Toronto's oldest flower shop and offers floral and design services for weddings and other events. The business also features an online store with a great selection of fresh flower bouquets, exquisite flower arrangements, and gifts for specific occasions. The team aims to craft beautiful floral arrangements that truly reflect the styles and personalities of the couples they work with.

Experience

In 1873, Stephen Tidy came to Canada and built a small suburban greenhouse at 477 Ontario Street, where he operated as a grower until 1877. Realizing the demand in market, he opened the retail business S. Tidy and Sons Limited. It was then relocated to King Street West. Tidy's three sons, Stephen, William, and Charles, worked with their father and opened a second flower shop on Yonge Street. Tidy's legacy remained even after his demise in 1896, when another store was opened on King Street. Elliott purchased the company after the death of Charles Tidy in 1947. He became president in 1948. Elliott's son Nick, an engineer with General Electric, joined the business in 1951, and 13 years later bought out his father. After his father's death in 1974, Nick Lye became president, with younger brother Douglas at his side. In 1983, Janet Lye, Elliott's granddaughter, become the new president of Tidy's Flowers. Tidy's Flowers has undergone countless historical moments crossing three centuries.

Products offered

Tidy's Flowers offers various wedding floral packages that the team is happy to customize to suit individual needs and requirements. Delivery, setup, and cleanup are offered. The packages include the following: -

  • Bride's bouquet
  • Boutonniere (for groom, best man, usher, ring bearer, father)
  • Maid of honour bouquet
  • Corsages (for mother, father, grandmother)
  • Centerpieces
  • Head table arrangements
  • Ceremony flower arrangements
  • Rental stands
  • Flower girl basket

Other services

Apart from providing services for weddings, the business offers flowers for other occasions. These include the following: -

  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Funeral/sympathy
  • Get well flowers
  • Holidays
  • New baby gifts
  • Thank you gifts

For parties, promotions, mergers, and retirements, the team of event planners will incorporate your event colour and theme into their designs to make your event unique and memorable. Tidy's Flowers also offers florals for corporate needs. These include flowers for the following: - Reception area -

  • Boardroom
  • Washrooms
  • Sending business gifts of appreciation to clients, customers, and staff Additionally, gourmet gift baskets, cards, balloons, and bears are also available.

Areas covered

Tidy's Flowers offers services across Toronto, the Greater Toronto Area, west to Hamilton, north to Aurora and Newmarket, and east to Oshawa. Same day delivery is available for these areas for orders received before 12 p.m. EST. For the rest of Ontario, Canada and the U.S., orders are delivered same day if received before 12 p.m. EST. The business also offers worldwide delivery of flowers.

  • Floral Services

    Clean up, delivery, set up

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Reviews for Tidy's Flowers

5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Response time 4.9
  • Kim Dyson, Married on 19/09/2015

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    My fiance and I choose Tidy's, and worked with Tim Radford for our bouquets/boutonnieres/corsages for our Toronto wedding in September 2015. Tidy's was having major computer issues when we went in for the consult, but Tim was a superstar, the price was very competitive (we were on a budget), and the process was easy. I already knew what I wanted for the bridal party bouquets, but he offered some very good advice on the corsages and boutonnieres. I could not believe how beautiful everything turned out when the flowers arrived the morning of the wedding - and still love admiring those flowers in the photos!

    Sent on 09/11/2015
  • Liza Chalaidopoulos, Married on 06/06/2014

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    Our flowers turned out beautifully. A concern with fresh flowers is that they may not be fresh when you get them. Ours were perfect. They arrived on time, everything was accounted for, and they looked (and smelled) amazing. We worked with Ester at Tidy's Flowers to create our vision of the perfect day, and she listened! Once they were set up at the venue, it looked amazing (I have extremely high standards and I could find nothing wrong!). We had centerpieces, standards, small vases with flowers and candles strewn around, kissing balls, corsages, boutonnieres and of course, bouquets. For all that we got and the beautiful quality, the price was unbeatable. In a heartbeat, I would recommend Tidy's Flowers for wedding flowers!

    Sent on 20/09/2014
  • Jacqueline Javier, Married on 20/09/2013

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    Thanks to Ester Mauro (and also to Frances Amenta) for the lovely purple flowers at our wedding! It was a hassle-free, worry-free experience.

    Loved my bouquet, the colours were beautiful and complemented my wedding dress very well. Thank you very much!! :)

    Ross and Jacq
    September 20, 2013

    Sent on 22/01/2014
  • Corie Persaud, Married on 27/07/2013

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    Frances is by far the best in the flower business! When we did the ordering of the flowers, she sat down and myself not knowing anything about flowers showed me different pieces she could make and what would go together well. In the end, she made my flowers more beautiful then I ever imagined! I got many compliments on them throughout the day. Flowers are very important as they are in most of your pictures and you cannot go wrong with Tidy's Flowers. Frances always got back to my emails within a couple hours and was very efficient! I absolutely loved my flowers and was blown away with how amazing they looked on the day!

    Sent on 01/08/2013

    Tidy's Flowers's reply:

    Hi Corie...thank you for your great comments and we are so happy that you loved the flowers!!! It was wonderful to work with you and we had a great time designing the flowers. We wish you all the best!!!

    Frances - Tidy's Flowers

  • Kimberly Ojo, Married on 20/07/2013

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    Will be back soon, my daughter is getting married July 12, 2014.


    Sent on 23/07/2013

    Tidy's Flowers's reply:

    Kiim, it would be our pleasure to design your daughters wedding...and its worth the drive to Cobourg!!! Congratulations and all the best!

    Frances - Tidy's Flowers

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