Edgewood Florist and the Van Egmond family have been part of the Cote Saint-Luc landscape for more years than most residents of this city. They have played a special role in the lives of thousands of our residents over the decades making milestone events all the more special with their beautiful floral arrangements. The humid feeling and fragrant aroma in the nursery immediately reminds me of my childhood days when my mother would bring me there on her errands.
The nurseries and buildings have been pretty much unchanged over the years and as old homes nearby were refurbished Edgewood started looking like an odd curiosity on an otherwise unassuming and quiet residential side street. A few homes in the area still have that 50s era farmstead look with the rocking chair on the front porch however they are fewer with each passing year.
Most Cote Saint-Lucers who frequented the nursery will miss the convenient proximity. Happily, Edgewood is not moving too far.
Read more: Florist turns a new leaf (Montreal Gazette)