Barrington Florists and its team of skilled designers have been providing quality service to Halifax and area since 1994. Maybe start with the lavender and purple bouquet called My One and Only, a grouping of purple irises surrounded by lavender freesia, purple asters and other soft accents.
The Maritime Centre, 1505 Barrington Street, 902-423-9912, flowersinhalifax.net
This local florist has bloomed its way across the city. Florist Penny Taylor’s business brings major experience—over 110 years combined—and creativity to the table, whether you’re looking for ceremony arrangements, bridal bouquets, reception flowers, corsages or boutonnieres
1949 Upper Water Street, 1595 Bedford Highway, 668 Sackville Drive, 958 Cole Harbour Road, 208 Water Street (Windsor), 902-425-3423, blossomshops.ca
CHELSEA LEE FLOWERS
A boutique floral design studio in Dartmouth, specializing in romantic, natural–inspired designs for weddings and special events. Chelsea aims to bring your personal style and aesthetic out in your floral arrangements, but her aesthetic—it’s purely stunning.
CROCUS DESIGNS BY LAURA
From her childhood of picking wildflowers in the fields and ditches of Manitoba, to launching her own wedding and event floral design company, Laura is all about beautiful blooms. She’s recently moved her business from the prairies to Halifax, bringing creativity and design prowess with her.
Dean’s has been in the flower biz for nearly 100 years. Its current owner, Holly Winchester, brings experience in various media, a keen business sense and an eye for detail. She and her staff can provide exotic floral beauty for your event, from roses to giant calla lilies, from lilacs to grape hyacinth to mums.
6025 Stanley Street, 902-454-0900, deansflowers.ns.ca
ELEGANT CREATIONS WEDDING BOUQUETS
Elegant Creations is dedicated to creating your perfect wedding bouquet. The Porters Lake floral experts have a wide selection of arrangements for every aspect of the ceremony and will meet with you free of charge to help you make a selection of flowers that compliment your wedding theme and work with your budget.
FLORA FLOWER STUDIO
Flora is just as much about the planting as it is about the designing. The small studio aims to grow as many of the flowers it uses as possible. Jessica Brannen sells bouquets and arrangements, potted plants and is known for making pop-up appearances in Halifax. Rustic charm and then some.
THE FLOWER SHOP
A downtown floral boutique that’s been creating artful arrangements and brag-worthy bouquets for weddings and special occasions since 1936. Look here for dreamy design for deliveries and special orders, but also house plants and handmade planters, home accessories, plus a killer selection of succulents and airplants.
1705 Barrington Street , 902-423-7133, theflowershophalifax.ca
A flower farm based in Steam Mill, Nova Scotia, that grows traditionally, cares about sustainability and is passionate about protecting wilderness. Humble Burdock channels all of this, plus a keen eye for beautiful floral design, into its colourful creations. Find them Saturdays at the Historic Farmers’ Market in Halifax, 7am-1pm, April through December.
I DO FLOWERS
Sandra Barry has more than 30 years experience in innovative floral design and her expertise in arrangements has been recognized across the province. As a freelance florist, Barry is able to offer a truly friendly and personal service with real attention to detail, taking the time to get to know you, your style and the theme you would like to create for your wedding day.
THE IKEBANA SHOP
Bookable a year in advance, these Japanese-style floral arrangements are minimalist yet elegant. The materials in use depend on the seasonal availability of blooms, so be sure to discuss what will work depending on your dates.
6417 Quinpool Road, 902-407-0487, theikebanashop.com
JANET’S FLOWER SHOP
Janet’s creates arrangements for clients in Dartmouth and Halifax, and with the help of designers, you can create your own speciality bouquet that will complete your look as you walk down the aisle. You can also select the perfect flowers for your reception centrepiece and adorning archways with that extra colourful touch.
69 Portland Street, Dartmouth, 902-463-9484, 866-463-9484, dartmouthflowers.com
KOKO MOD FLORAL DESIGN
Korayne Romanchuk creates arrangements that are anything but ordinary. Trained by a European master florist, the Dartmouth designer can provide beautiful and unique bouquets and accents to make your day unforgettable.
158 Portland Street, 902-233-6825, kokomod.com
THE LITTLEST FLOWER FARM
A wee flower farm and studio in Lunenburg that puts together home-grown, gorgeous and rustic arrangements and bouquets.
MY MOTHER’S BLOOMERS
A multiple winner of The Coast’s Best of Halifax readers’ choice awards, My Mother’s Bloomers remains a very busy and successful business thanks to the flower king Neville and his ability to know exactly what works for you and your special event. The store always has in stock long-stemmed roses, varieties of orchids, lilies, gerberas, iris, daisies, alstroemeria and exotics.
5486 Spring Garden Road, Unit 104, 902-422-2700, mymothersbloomers.ca
PICCALILY BY PETE’S
Pete’s Fine Food’s can cure more than just your than just your cravings. Its in-store florist is in full bloom year round. Call on these designers for bridal bouquets, flower crowns, table decor and other fresh-cut details.
1515 Dresden Row, petes.ca/piccalily
A family-run business since 1932, Pilcher’s is owned and operated by professional florists and designers Charles and Pauline Pilcher. Expect a wide selection of bouquets, flower girl baskets and more from the north-end flower legends.
2778 Windsor Street, 902-455-3120, pilchersflowers.com
PROPS FLORAL DESIGN
At Props, reflecting the personality and style of the couple is what it’s all about. Props crafted individualized designs for over 100 weddings a year, from lavish spectacles to intimate ceremonies across Atlantic Canada. They have glassware, vessels and pillars for rent, and can provide a team for installations or work with planners to supply flowers and props.
5533 Young Street, 902-429-1935, propsfloraldesign.com
TWIG & TWINE FLORISTRY
Since 2015, Danielle Roberts has been operating her home-based floral studio, which specializes in weddings and other celebratory events. Roberts loves to stretch her creative muscles in her creations, but also lives for a good collaboration and above all, hope to nurture those relationships with solid customer service.