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FREE SHIPPING option now available for orders over $75! This promotion is valid from Sunday, March 20th to Monday, March 28th, 2022. *Some exceptions apply for large or heavy items. If your order is over $75 (pre-HST) and you don't see the free shipping option when you check out, try removing any large or heavy items from your cart and check out again.

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Historic Gaze Seed Company Now Accepting Cryptocurrency as Payment

Many local businesses have had to evolve during the pandemic to stay afloat, and local seed and garden store Gaze Seed Company has done so with great success. The biggest change for this historic company has been updating their online store to accommodate the changing COVID alert levels and to offer contactless curbside pickup options for their customers. After some research, they discovered that it was also possible for them to expand the way they accept payments online, including accepting cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others. Never afraid to “get with the times” and look towards the future, they have embraced this new method and have already received their first crypto payment, which is now stored in their online...

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It’s a Tropical (Houseplant) Paradise downtown at Waterfront Flowers!

Snowmageddon got you missing the colour green? Drop down to Waterfront Flowers in the new Gaze Seed building downtown and get lost in their tropical jungle full of unique houseplants to add to your home.  Included in their recent shipment are fruiting pineapple plants, fiddle leaf figs, olive bushes, aloe vera, monstera, watermelon peperomia, zz plants, flowering citrus bushes like tangerine and grapefruit, and much more! Their last large shipment of plants was so popular that it went viral on their Facebook and Instagram pages and practically sold out in two weeks, prompting them to place a second, even larger order. “It seems the city’s houseplant enthusiasts have been looking for a local hub to carry the types of plants...

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The Seed Company moving to Templeton's Building this April

With many residents speculating about the new home for the beloved downtown seed store after reports that their building had been sold to neighbouring JAG Hotel, the big news is finally out: The Seed Company by E.W. Gaze will be moving into the historic Templeton’s building just down the road on Harbour Drive. “It’s the perfect fit for us” says owner Peter Byrne, great grandson of founder Ernest Walter Gaze. “We’ve been looking for a new location that has customer parking, street visibility, and rustic charm, and this spot has all three”. The landmark building, built in the late 1800’s, was the prior home of Templeton’s paint store, which closed its retail operation in February of 2017. In terms of...

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New 2019 Location in the works!

With the recent acquisition announcement of several buildings adjacent to the JAG Hotel, including the current Gaze Seed Company building, many are asking what is next for the historic local business. “Not to worry” says owner Peter Byrne, great grandson of original founder E.W. Gaze. “We have been planning a move for some time, and this is going to be a positive change for us.” Byrne explains that the two most common concerns they have received ever since taking the company back in 2014 had to do with their current downtown location. “The lack of parking and street visibility have definitely been obstacles for us. Many customers tell us they had no idea we existed or that they hesitated to...

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