Our History

  • We have been in business for over 25 years. Customers have come to know that we deliver quality products and Ontario tree transplanting for a reasonable price. Since joining Botanix in 1993, we have been even more competitive in this area. Even if you have been to our store before, chances are that you are not familiar with all the products and services we offer.
    In 2001, Botanix Oxford Insta-Shade was purchased by Jan and Susanna Veldhuizen. The previous owners, Piet and Edie Stam decided to focus more on the whole-sale tree business.

  • In March 1993 we became member/owner of Botanix, a group of garden centres that buy products together to be able to compete better with the large chain stores and garden centres. Botanix is part of Le Groupe Rona, which is the second-largest buying group in Canada.
    The main priorities of Botanix are quality products, quality service, and reasonable pricing. Therefore, by joining this group we did not sacrifice any of the standards we had worked so hard to establish in the first 15 years. More and more we are stocking "Botanix" brand products, which are high quality products without the brand-name pricing. We are very happy to be a member of Botanix, and hope to bring you more of the same level of quality and service you have grown to expect.

Our Staff

  • When it comes to knowledge and expertise, Oxford Insta-Shade have the staff to fulfill your need. Whether you have a question about your Red Maple, Peony bush, bird feeder or Ontario tree transplants, we are sure to answer your questions in a professional manner

Proud Supporters of

  • Arbor Day
  • Canada Blooms
  • Communities in Bloom
  • Heroes in the Home (hosted by the SW CCAC - Woodstock site)
  • Local charity events
  • Woodstock Hospital Foundation

Members of

  • Landscape Ontario

Employment Opportunities

Our Guarantee

  • Oxford Insta-Shade stands behind its products and services. If you aren't happy, we aren't happy. Please call us immediately at (519) 424-2180 or e-mail us at j...@botanixois.on.ca after you identified an issue. You'll be glad you did!

Awards of Excellence Nominee

  • Oxford Insta-Shade was nominated in the conservation category of the Oxford County Federation of Agriculture 2006 Awards of Excellence
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