About us

Welcome to Wall Flower Studio!

Wall Flower Studio - Minden, ON Canada - Click photo for larger view.
Located at 115 Bobcaygeon Rd., in Minden, Ontario, (beside the bridge), Wall Flower Studio offer terrariums, air plants, succulent gardens, wreaths, hand crafted apothecary products, gift baskets, bulbs, seeds, fairy gardens, the odd antique, and much more!

We also offer many garden related workshops! Please visit Here for more information. 

Owner Karen Sloan is a horticulturalist, seed saver, garden designer and artist, who worked as horticultural assistant at the Toronto Botanical Garden. Karen was also a floral designer with 15 years experience. 
She, along with her family, relocated to 'cottage country' in order to paint, as well as garden, on a lovely plot of land in a beautiful place.

Wall Flower Studio Hours:

Spring/Summer/Autumn Hours: May - Dec. -> Monday 10–4, Wed to Sat 10–5,  Sun 11–3

Winter Hours: Jan. - Apr. -> Tuesday to Saturday 11–4 (Closed Sunday & Monday)

Shop online 24/7:  HERE

Garden Design

Karen is also a garden designer. Her feelings are that each garden space is influenced by her client’s needs and desires. Plant choice appropriate to location and the soil structure is also key. Karen balances this with an appreciation seasonal change, mature plant form, colour, site exposure and  light.
Karen has experience sourcing and maintaining plant material. She is also well versed in living wreaths, topiary, terrariums and creating custom container gardens. 
To view a sample of her client's gardens, please visit: HERE

 Memberships and Associations
• Canadian Organic Growers
• Seeds of Diversity
• North America Native Plant Society
• Canadian Wildlife Federation
• Minden Horticultural Society
• Arts and Letters Club of Toronto (Past member)

Karen offers courses, workshops and presentations, locally and regionally, on various horticultural topics. 
A sampling of past workshops below:
  •  “Easy Exotic Floral Design” Public Seminar - CNE (Exhibition Place) 2003
  •  “Container Gardening” - City of Toronto—Held at various public community centre’s. 2003
  • “Using Native Plants in the Urban Garden” 2003
  • “Creating a Pollinator Garden”2003
  • “Succulents in the Rock Garden” 2002
  • “Heirloom Plants: Saving and Reviving Lost Treasures” – 2004
  • Making Seed Balls - Guerrila Gardening! 2009
  • Heirloom Gardening; The Politics of Plants - 2010
  • Dried flowers and herbs – Gifts from the Garden – Minden Horticulture Society 2011
  • Coboconk Horticultural Society - Container Gardening - 2012
  • Bobcaygeon Horticultural Society - Saving Heirloom seeds - 2012
  • Haliburton - Terrarium workshop - Dovetail Interiors - 2013

Past workshops and speaking engagements across Ontario include:

  • Garden Club of Toronto
  • The Milne House Garden Club
  • The Minden Horticultural Society
  • The Toronto Botanical Garden
  • The Norland Hort. Society
  • The Canadian National Exhibition
  • Various Toronto community centres
  • The Bobcaygeon Horticultural Society
  • Fenelon Falls Horticultural Society
  • The Art Hive 

 Wall Flower Studio Art  
- Paintings and Papier-mache sculptures 
Karen has painted professionally for 20 years, and her studio was a participating artist member on the Haliburton County Studio Tour for 6 years.
To date, Karen has sold more than 800 paintings and sculptures. Her work is collected world wide, and she continues to show her work in galleries across North America.
To visit my art blog, please visit: HERE

Karen has independently owned and operated her own business in Haliburton County, Ontario since 2004. Thank you for your interest!

Legal Disclaimer:

This blog is for educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional.

All information, services, suggestions or advice given to you do in no way take the place of, or represent any type of medical, legal or financial advice given to you by any qualified professional. Karen Sloan and Wall Flower Studio do not accept responsibility for any actions made based on advice or information obtained or shared anywhere on this site.

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