43069 Wills Rd, Wainfleet L0S 1V0
Tel: 905.899.4440

Growing Process

Growing Media

We create happy plants that thrive in the hands of consumers, by creating and encouraging a strong root system. Our unique blend of peat features a coarse structure and high air content without the processed additives. Designed for water storage it excels for both the grower and consumer.


Our Kalanchoe production starts each week from unrooted cuttings arriving from overseas.The planting process is done by hand ensuring quality. Over the next 16 weeks, our team of growers will feed nutrients to the plants, and shape multiple varieties to ensure an exceptionally uniform finish.

Variety selection

Sell through is no accident, with genetics playing an important role. The varieties we grow are selected for superiority in several factors including: color, shape, shelf life, and ethylene resistance. By staying current in the trialing of new variety we are well positioned for the rapid release of products.

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Responsible water management can be attributed to the design of our facility. Rainwater harvesting introduces fresh water into our facility, which is captured and stored throughout the greenhouse.The benching systems used within the greenhouse recapture water not absorbed by the plants and return it to storage for reuse.

Spacing management

High volume production comes from utilization of our facility to the max. Automation plays an important part. Plants are moved from one location to another and given 50% more room. This important step helps shape the plant and encourages fuller growth.

Biological Control

Economical and environmentally responsible - biological control plays an important role in our production. Our integrated pest management plan focuses on control using beneficial insects to naturally manage greenhouse predators. Good bugs eating bad bugs, a simple yet surprisingly complicated task undertaken by staff.


The systems we have in place may not be apparent but all play important roles in the efficiency of our modern facility. Conservation and responsibility have guided us to build the facility you see today.

  • Energy curtains
  • Hot water storage
  • Fuel gas condenser
  • Environmental control setting
  • Boiler tune-up
  • Time of use consumption
  • Variable frequency motors
  • Component efficiency
  • Insulation
  • Management practices
  • Recycling


When an order is received the work begins. Customers can select their choice of upgrades, staging and assortment. Our staff then collects and prepares the order for retail distribution. Available in seasonal assortments or colour specific your orders should be retail ready with a uniform finish.


We thrive at growing, and ship to local wholesalers for distribution and marketing support. With the help of our wholesale partners we are able to reach over 700 retailers across Canada and the USA. Centrally located in the Niagara Peninsula, our wholesalers have access to cut flowers, and many popular potted plants not available from Waldan, creating the perfect assortment to meet your floral needs.

Weekly shipping routes bring plants to customers in surrounding provinces and states - Ontario, Quebec, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan.With the help of common carriers it is not uncommon to reach customers in Vancouver, Nova Scotia, Florida and Texas.