Pretty Pots Flower Shop – Stittsville’s safest flower house – Stittsville Central


Perpetua Quigley is a local artist and writer of Haiku messages accompanying each piece of her work.. She captures Stittsville and the region through her watercolor sketches. Perpetua shares his artwork and haiku with the community to preserve what our history holds.

storm clouds
village bank and old frame houses
Pretty Pot’s neighbors

Pretty Pots Florist was at one time Union Bank of Canada becoming a branch of Royal Bank. This frame building was renovated and became the headquarters of the Union Bank in 1918. In 1926, Union Bank became the Royal Bank. The Royal Bank stayed there in the 1960s, then moved to another location further south on Stittsville Main Street. The old bank safe is now used by the Pretty pots flower shop like its flower storage area. The photo below shows the original building when it was the Union Bank of Canada. The photo was taken around 1918-20. Note that the Main Street in Stittsville was made of dirt and the sidewalk was made of planks of wood.

(The Union Bank of Canada building, circa 1918-1920, Stittsville Main Street, and now the home of Pretty Pots Flower Shop.)

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