WHO ARE WE ?
Located on the beautiful Bay of Quinte on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, “Wick-It Naturals” was first known as “The Lazy Gardener”. We (Lynn & Dave Wilson) started out in 2008 in the gardening business by building a greenhouse on the back of the garage for personal use. Four greenhouses later we became “The Lazy Gardener.” In 2010, we added “The Christmas Shop.” For health reasons we gave up the greenhouse side of our business in 2017.
Originally looking for a candle supplier for our seasonal Christmas store, our daughter offered to research and develop an environmentally sound candle. 100% soy wax, natural wood wicks and essential oils was her go to.
The Kingston-based business became “Wick-It”. The candles were a hit and our daughter took on a client from Tyendinaga, Millside Ceramics. Many of the beautiful hand-crafted ceramics are enhanced with 100% soy candles. Our daughter continued to source ingredients for a vegan soap that her sensitive skin would tolerate. She then decided to return to university to study Social Work and Psychology.
Rather than shut down “Wick-It”, we decided to keep it going. After a few local craft shows, we added bath bombs, our family’s knitted goods and gift baskets to the collection. The Indigenous-inspired designs and scents have found an audience at hand-made only craft shows, conferences and Pow-Wows across the province.
Just this past year, we have updated our brand and are now known as “Wick-It Naturals”. We have officially retired The Lazy Gardener.
With the support of our family, our community and new found friends across this province, we will continue to grow and offer high quality products. Nia:weh (Thank you)
Dave & Lynn Wilson, owners of Wick-It Naturals