Full-Service Florist, Greenhouse & Garden Center
Nunan’s Florist & Greenhouses
Throughout the Years
Nunan’s Florist, Greenhouse & Garden Center is located at 269 Central Street in Georgetown, Massachusetts. Nunan’s is the North Shore’s premier floral designer for weddings and events. We also provide exemplary residential and corporate landscaping services, and interior plantscaping design/implementation. Regularly, Nunan’s offers a variety of classes on floral design and hosts seasonal events throughout the year, which are open to the public.
Albert D. Nunan started Nunan Florist & Greenhouses as a florist shop in Saugus, Massachusetts in 1917. Later, he relocated to Georgetown, Massachusetts. After a long and successful career, Albert passed the business down to his son Ken, who owned and managed Nunan’s for many years. In 1985, Ken was ready to retire and found two people who were eager to purchase the business.
Steve Flynn Sr. was born and raised in Middleton with 7 other siblings. During the summers and after school Steve and most of his siblings worked at Middleton Greenhouses located right down the street from their family home. During his high school years Steve knew he wanted to have a career in the agricultural world. A few years later, having a family of his own and pouring all his time into his work, Steve wanted a business of his own. Bill Guerrini was the grower there and a best friend to Steve who also lived in Middleton. Bill had the same passion for the agricultural world as Steve and spent most of his days on site taking care of all the crops. The two together decided that purchasing a place of their own was the best decision for them and their families. So, after meeting with Ken Nunan, a deal was made, a partnership was formed and an old business took on a new life.
Respectfully keeping Ken’s family name on the business, Steve and Bill grew Nunan’s into a larger and more diversified business. Over the last 30 years, Steve and Bill turned Nunan’s into what is today a full service florist, greenhouse & garden center while incorporating landscaping, plant rentals and interior plantscaping into the business. Bill is semi-retired now but comes in several times a month to help with all the crops in the greenhouses. Steve’s sister Maureen followed Steve and Bill from the beginning and is the Manager of the Garden Center area where you can find all your indoor plants. Steve’s sister Maryanne is the Office Manager, his wife Christine works in the office, his son Stephen Jr. now has the role of Owner/General Manager and his other son Brody is a full time employee. Stephen Jr.’s son Jordan, now 3rd generation, is working full time on the property. Steve Sr.’s 3 daughters, his other siblings as well as grandchildren, nieces and nephews are always eager to lend a helpful hand during the busy spring, the holidays, or any special events when needed.
Next Generation, New Ideas
Stephen Jr. resides in Georgetown right next to Nunan’s. He has 4 children and has followed in his father’s footsteps. You will always see him on the property 7 days a week. Growing up in the family business Stephen Jr. has learned a great deal about the business, the agricultural industry and the need to stay diversified due to the slow seasons. Today we see and hear about Agritourism which involves any agriculturally based operation that brings visitors to a farm, such as the corn mazes and pick-your-own pumpkins. Going with this thought and doing a lot of research, Stephen Jr. proposed the idea of adding a mini golf course to the business and calling it Nunan’s Garden Golf. How does a mini golf course relate you might ask? Well, Nunan’s mini golf course is a very well designed garden atmosphere with no structures such as dinosaurs and windmills. It is a peaceful walk through beautiful gardens as you enjoy your game of mini golf. They planted their own greenhouse grown crops of annuals, perennials as well as nursery stock they carry yearly in their nursery. Many of the unique material is labeled so if you come across something you like, just flip over your score card and write down the plants you like on the “plant wish list” so you can return at your convenience and find them in their nursery or plant area.
If you have an appreciation for exceptional design, top quality products and friendly attentive service, a visit to Nunan’s Florist, Greenhouse & Garden Center is a must.
Nunan's Florist & Greenhouses
Nunan’s Holiday Events and Floral Classes – Tradition for Family & Friends
Mark your calendar for the many wonderful holiday events and floral classes at Nunan’s and Cafe Sarina during November and December. Nunan Florist & Greenhouses is one of the largest retailers of outdoor winter décor, such as greens, roping, wreaths, and Christmas trees. We also grow over 20,000 poinsettias annually, all grown in our 20 growing houses on site. This coming holiday season is bound to be a busy one over at Nunan Florist & Greenhouses. Come visit us in Georgetown for your holiday décor, both inside and out. You’re certain to find everything you need and you can also visit Cafe Sarina to pick delicious prepared foods and freshly baked goods for your holiday parties.
We have been busy organizing fun, holiday events and floral classes to help our customers celebrate the holiday season. Call your friends and kick off the season with Holiday Preview Night on Thursday, November 16th from 6-8 pm. This is a free event but if you would like to enjoy delicious food and one drink from Cafe Sarina, purchase your ticket in advance. Everyone who attends will receive 20% off their purchase during Preview Night and get the chance to pick up some expert decorating tips during the floral demonstrations. Mark your calendar for the Nunan’s Holiday Open House, December 3rd, 9 am – 2 pm, an event that is always fun for the entire family. Delicious Kane’s Donuts and other refreshments will be served, and Santa will be visiting! Come capture a keepsake family photo. Let the children visit with Santa and munch on a delicious donut, then make sure to venture outside to browse our endless bunches of Christmas greens , our sea of Christmas trees and other holiday decor.
Let Nunan’s help you decorate your home by registering for one of the decorative workshops, such as the holiday Wreath Decorating Class or sign up for the Boxwood Tree Class. Below is the full list of holiday events and floral classes. Call or email soon to reserve your spot in one of these popular workshops, 978-352-8172 or email@example.com
The kids holiday Dance is sure to be a blast both for the kids and their parents. Make sure to purchase tickets ASAP as this will sell out soon. Grove to upbeat holiday tunes from a live DJ, enjoy holiday crafts including ornament decorating and personalized holiday cards and a goody bag filled with holiday treats and surprises. For the adults a special sangria will be available for purchase.
- Holiday Preview Night – Thursday 11/16 from 6 – 8 pm
- Home for the Holidays – Saturday 11/18 from 11 am – 2 pm
- Wreath Decorating Class – Thursday 11/30 from 6 – 7 pm
- Holiday Open House – Sunday 12/3 from 10 am – 2 pm
- Boxwood Tree Class – Monday 12/4 from 6 – 7 pm
- Kids Holiday Dance – Friday 12/15 from 6:30 – 8:30
Last, but certainly not least, Nunan Florist & Greenhouses boasts a team of talented floral designers who are eager and ready to help you create a beautiful holiday centerpiece for your dinner table or to bring as a hostess gift. Bring your ideas to our girls in the florist shop and watch them create the perfect centerpiece to celebrate the holidays.
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