About Us

Welcome to The Planted Arrow flowers & gifts

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We are a funky little flower shop located in the lovely town of Winchester ON.  Established in 2015 by Kelly Windle and Stefan Kohut The Planted Arrow specializes in modern and garden style hand tied bouquets and arrangements.  Offering a fresh variety of flowers and plants our shop also has an abundance of Canadian made gift ware from across the country.  It is important us to work with local artisans and provide unique quality products.

 We have a great team here at The Planted Arrow that are always ready to provide you with top quality service. 

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Kelly Windle - Owner, Designer

Kelly has over 20 years experience in the floral and plant industry.

She started getting dirty at a young age in her mother’s garden, from there everything bloomed and blossomed.

She is a certified floral designer from Algonquin College Ottawa, and has studied under multiple talented florist while gaining creative experience.  Kelly also dabbles in landscaping, greenhouse operations and has five years experience in event design and production.

Fun facts:

- is just a little OCD.

- loves to swig maple syrup from the bottle.  

- is always planning the next fun thing.

- has two sweet boys who she just adores.



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Charity Baker - Designer

Charity has over 10 Years experience in the floral industry.  She is self taught in her knowledge of design and plant care by the owner and multiple designers of Winchesters original flower shop Durant’s Flowers.   Charity joined The Planted Arrow team when Durant’s was bought by Kelly And Stefan.  Charity‘s first passion and career was a PSW worker in the Ottawa area.  She brings her patience, understanding and approachable personality to work with her everyday which adds such value to her already awesome skill set.

Fun fact:

- Charity is a movie fanatic

- avid ATV‘r with National Valley ATV club

- has never seen Sound of Music or eaten a mango!

- has a sultry telephone voice



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Vanessa McRostie - Designer Extraordinaire!

Vanessa graduated from the Algonquin Floral Design program too many years ago to count! Vanessa is back in action from a long time hiatus from floral design and event co-ordination. We love her feisty attitude and witty sense of humour. 

Fun Facts: 

-is an avid reader and co-runs a book club

-enjoys a good vintage shopping spree

-always up for an adventure with family and friends 

-sarcasm is her second language 

-99% of the time she brings a lunch... like who does that?!

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