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43 George Street
New Glasgow, NS B2H 2K2
Store Hours
Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM To 2:00 PM

About the Company

Tom and Suzanne (McKean) Makin

 

McKean's Flowers Ltd., located in New Glasgow,has been serving Pictou County for over 60 years. We are a third generation family owned and operated fresh flower shop and are truly committed to offering exceptional quality and service for all your floral and gift giving needs. We invite you to browse our website and let it help you with your floral selection. If at any time you have a question or concern, please contact us to speak with one of our professional staff. Thank you for making McKean's Pictou County's oldest and largest full service florist!

McKean's Flowers Ltd.

43 George Street

New Glasgow,NS B2H 2K2


Store Hours:

Our shop is open Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturdays 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. We are closed on Sunday, however, you can shop 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online at www.mckeansflowers.com. (We do have extended shop hours during major floral holidays)

The Flower Difference

Why should you buy from us? Here's what we believe is "The McKean’s Flowers Difference".

* We are a real florist, with a real flower shop, with real flowers in it. We’re not just some website that takes your order and passes it off after deducting a hidden commission.

* We care about the world, the people in it and the environment we live in. All of our flowers are either locally grown or follow our “Fair Flowers” guidelines (see “Fair Flowers” section). We recycle all the plastic wrappers and pots than come into our store as well as reuse or recycle the boxes and paper. All of our organic waste is composted…and boy do we have a lot! 

* We have a “freshest first” policy. We always use the best, newest flowers available. We know that our best advertising is the quality of our flowers and what people say about them.

* We back up our claims with our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If there's a problem, we will replace the flowers or give you a refund.

* All our cut flowers go out hydrated, arranged in floral foam or put in water tubes. This keeps them hydrated during delivery so they last longer, and it preserves the bouquet design so that the arrangement arrives the way it’s meant to look.

* If you see it in the picture on our website, the vase, dish, or pot comes with the item and is already included in the price. The arrangement wouldn't look the same without it.

* Message cards are free, and your message is typed on it clearly so it’s easily read.

* All arrangements are sent out with a McKean’s Flower Care Card. It provides easy instructions on how to keep the flowers looking great for as long as possible. Floral preservative is either already added by us or included with wrapped bouquets for you to add yourself.

* We are a member of The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce and Flowers Canada and conduct ourselves at the highest professional standards

Payment Options

We accept the following payment methods:
   as well as Visa/Debit and Mastercard/Debit

Contact Information

If you have any questions or need more information, please call McKeans directly at (902) 752-4146 or toll free at 888-702-3233 or e-mail us at mckeansflowers@bellaliant.com.


Specialty Services

We specialize in the following services:

  • Huge inventory of fresh, fairly traded flowers
  • Lush plants and dish gardens
  • Contemporary and traditional arrangements
  • Custom Weddings to suit all budgets
  • Funeral and sympathy designs
  • Delectable Gourmet Baskets
  • Unique giftware and home decor
  • Silk and permanent arrangements

Areas Served

Our shop serves the following areas in Nova Scotia:

All of Pictou County including but not limited to:
  • New Glasgow
  • Stellarton
  • Trenton
  • Westville
  • Pictou
  • Thorburn
  • Merigomish
  • Riverton
  • Hopewell
  • Lyon's Brook
  • Braeshore
  • Abercrombie
  • Pictou Landing
  • King's Head
  • West River
...and virtually all points in between.



We also deliver to the following facilities:
Aberdeen Hospital, Glen Haven Manor, HW Angus Funeral Home, High Crest Place, P&K MacDonald Funeral Home, RH Porter Funeral Home, Eagles Funeral Home, McLaren Funeral Home, HC MacQuarrie Funeral Home, Valley View Villa, Maritime Odd Fellows Home and Sunset Haven Rest Home.

 

We also deliver to the following facilities:
Glen Haven Manor H W Angus Funeral Home Ltd
High-Crest Home New Glasgow High-Crest Place Limited
P & K Mac Donald Funeral Home  

Delivery Policy

McKean's uses only their own vehicles to ensure safe and prompt delivery for our customers.

A local delivery fee of $10.00 will be added to each order for in town addresses, and $11-$20 depending on the postal code for addresses outside town limits. For deliveries outside Pictou County, an additional $12 wire fee will be added.

All orders must be received before 1:00 p.m. in the recipient's time zone to assure same-day delivery. Orders received after this time may not be delivered until the next day.

Unfortunately, we cannot make deliveries to cemeteries.

For international orders kindly phone our shop directly at (902) 752-4146 or toll free at 888-702-3233.

Holiday Deliveries
To help ensure on-time delivery during the busy holiday season, place your order at least 1 day prior to the following major holidays: Valentine's Day, Easter, Administrative Professionals Week, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Our shop is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Family/Heritage Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labor Day, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (NS), Canadian Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day.

Substitution Policy

Occasionally, substitutions may be necessary to create your bouquet due to the availability of certain flowers in various parts of the country. Care is taken to maintain the style, theme and color scheme of the arrangement, using flowers of equal value. Additionally, the substitution of certain keepsake items may be necessary due to increased demand, especially during major holidays. In single-flower arrangements, such as an all rose bouquet, or orchids, we will make every attempt to match the flower type, but may substitute with another color.