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60 South Albion St
Amherst, NS B4H 2W5

About the Company

Bordertown Flowers & Frills (Your Best Floral Friend) - "Home of Jackie's Artisian Corner and Fort B Flowers " proudly serving Amherst and the surrounding areas.


Bordertown Flowers and Frills or as we call it (BFF) located at 60 South Albion Street, is Amherst's newest privately owned floral business operating on what many local people refer to as the Golden Mile of Amherst. Bordertown Flowers and Frills is a full service floral center capable of creating beautiful floral designs for all occasions as well as sending or receiving your floral orders as needed.


Besides specific floral designs BFF also makes fruit, snack, and gourmet gift baskets upon demand. We will deliver your special order in our company vehicle to the Amherst and surrounding areas. BFF also operates a year round well stocked gift shop as well as being home to the one and only "Jackie's Artisan Corner". Jackie's Artisan's Corner currently has over 20 local artisans displaying their special and unique creations at BFF.


We have such artisan creations as paintings, hand knit hats and accessories, jewelry, personally designed hand etched glass, woodworking, wood carvings, hand crafted wood rocking horses, cards, Nova Scotia tartan souvenirs, books by local authors, hand crafted & designed suncatchers, driftwood/beach glass creations and much more.


Cathy White, certified designer and floral business owner has over 11 years experience in the direct floral design industry along with another 20 years prior as an avid gardener maintaining several large private gardens full of annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs. When you combine Cathy's previous floral experience with her young energetic & creative designer; Brianna Voss and the experienced designer & Manager, Miranda Wolfe you have an extremely creative and dynamic team that are eager to serve you and make your floral or gift buying experience with BFF very satisfying. The BFF team perfectly balances the traditional floral design principals and practices, all the while, being very comfortable with the new modern and contemporary styling's that young designers with creative minds and a "can do" attitude bring to a business.


Call us at 902-667-3811 and let Cathy, Brianna or Miranda offer you fresh new ideas on how to express your desired sentiment and feeling with that perfect floral arrangement, giftware, gift basket or hand made creation for that special someone on your list. Call today and the friendly staff of BFF will do their utmost to make sure you will not be disappointed.


Store Hours:

Our shop is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.

We are closed on Sundays.

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

Our shop will always be closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Heritage Day (third Monday in February), Easter, Memorial Day, Father's Day, and Labor Day.

Fort B Flowers

Fort B Flowers is an important part of our company and we take great pride in the fact that it is still part of our business along with Jackie's Artisan Corner.  Fort B Flowers was the oldest flower business in Amherst and it continues to be so here in our operation.  It is very important to us that we continue to celebrate the many years of business they supplied to Amherst and surrounding area.

Areas Served

Our shop serves the following areas: Amherst, Joggins, Northport, Oxford, Southampton & Springhill and surrounding smaller communities.

We also serve the Sackville, New Brunswick area and surrounding areas close to there.


We also deliver to the following facilities
AH Brown Funeral Service Campbell's Funeral Home
Centennial Villa Inc Cole's Family Care Home
Extra-Mural Program Jones Family Funeral Centre and Cremation Services
Gables Lodge Ltd Heritage Meadows Retirement
Pedersen's Small Retirement Sackville Memorial Hospital
United Church Home For Senior Victoria Manor
White Birches Retirement Rsdnc

Contact Information

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us by e-mail at or call us directly at (902) 667-3811. We're always here to serve you and make your flower-sending experience a pleasure.


Bordertown Flowers & Frills
60 South Albion St
Amherst, NS B4H 2W5

Payment Options

We accept the following payment methods:
American Express
House Account & Electronic-transfers 

Specialty Services

We specialize in the following services:
  • Large inventory of fresh flowers for any occasion
  • Weddings / Wedding Flowers
  • Sympathy and Funeral flowers
  • Birthday Flowers, Get Well Flowers, Anniversary Flowers
  • a large variety of Plants
  • European/dish gardens
  • Modern and traditional flower arrangements
  • High-style floral arrangements
  • Silk flower arrangements
  • Dried floral arrangements
  • Extensive gift line
  • Gourmet fruit baskets
  • Gift baskets
  • Greeting cards


Delivery Policy

A local delivery fee of 7.00 will be added to each order, for each address. (For deliveries outside our local delivery area, this fee may vary.)

Orders must be received before 3:00 p.m. in the recipient's time zone to assure same-day delivery. Orders received after that time will be delivered the following day.

We will do our best to accommodate deliveries at specific times of day, but we cannot guarantee it.

We are unable to make deliveries on Sundays. Deliveries requested on this day will be delivered the following business day.

Delivery of orders to rural route addresses or cemeteries cannot be guaranteed.

We will be happy to accept your international orders if you call our shop directly. We are unable to accept international orders over the Internet.

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.

Privacy Policy

This privacy statement has been created in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting customer privacy.

Information We Collect

If you open an account on our site or make a purchase, we need your contact information including your name, e-mail address and mailing address to complete your transaction.

When you visit our website, we also collect some basic information that does not identify individual users. We use this information to determine our users demographics and interests, so that we can better understand and serve our users.


Cookies are small files which store certain information about your activity on the website and are stored on your computers hard drive. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. We use cookies to let us know that you are a prior customer, so that you dont have to reenter information you gave us on your prior visits. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but most allow you to instruct your browser to prevent the use of cookies. However, if you disable cookies, you will not be able to use certain features of this website.

Our Use and Disclosure of Your Information

When opening an account or making a purchase, you have an opportunity to opt-in or opt-out from receiving emails from us. If you opt-in to receive information from us, we may use your purchase history, contact information and other registration information to provide you with more relevant information and email content. We may send emails to our users regarding changes in our services or other information we believe will be of interest to our users. If you prefer not to receive these emails, you can send us an email with the subject line no emails or reply to our email with the subject line no emails.

If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities on our site, we may collect such information. We may use that information and other information that we obtain from your use of our site to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our agreement for Terms of Use.

We may share aggregate statistics about our sales, traffic patterns and related site information with other businesses, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information.

We may share your information with Teleflora and other reputable vendors for the purpose of sending out special offers via email and/ or in connection with the services provided by our site such as the delivery of flowers. Your information will not be shared for any other purpose and will be kept secured.

We cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Statement. For example, we may be required to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that may be illegal or may expose us to legal liability.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

All user credit card information is securely communicated using secure socket layer (SSL) software, which is the industry standard and among the best software available for secure commerce transactions.

All user information stored on our server is stored in an encrypted format. Notwithstanding these efforts, we caution you that perfect security does not exist on the Internet.

Linked Sites

If this site contains any links to other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Changes to Privacy Statement; Consent

We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. You should check this page periodically for changes. By using our site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by us as described in this Privacy Statement.

Questions and Comments

We welcome your questions and comments about this Privacy Statement.