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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Contact Sharlene Nielsen at  204-918-3286

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Private Studio Open for Spring 2017

We are planting containers and gardens everyday now, so it’s best to visit by appointment only.

Seasonal Plants and Materials, Terrariums, Succulents, Wreaths, Dish Gardens & Fresh Moss all in stock, inspiration is always free!

Private studio location,

208 Browning Blvd.




Order fresh for pick up or delivery

Delivery is an additional cost depending on destination.

Delivery in canada only.


Art in Bloom

April 20-23, 2017

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Enrolled in the Master Class with Holly Chappel for the installation of the wall of flowers in the Eckhardt Hall at the WAG.

Winning directors choice for my floral interpretation of “view from the artist bedroom, Jericho Beach”


April 21, 2017

Event display for

“The Garden Professor” Linda Chalker Scott’s presentation and book signing.

Hand-crafted living succulent wreaths

for sun.

14” succulent wreath

@ $75 - order here

20” succulent wreath

@ $95 - order here

New for this year!

Starting May 1st, 2017, meet me at any greenhouse of your choice and we will shop together for your containers and garden projects. I will give you tips and inspirations for your space. Bring pictures and your ideas to start your gardening projects in the right direction.

Spring Services

Garden Restoration

Garden Maintenance

Container Plantings

Container Maintenance

Please contact for a quote frontdoorstories@gmail.com


Hand-crafted living ivy wreaths for shade.

14” ivy wreath

@ $75 - order here

20” ivy wreath

@ $95 - order here

    Owner, Sharlene Nielsen was inspired by all things gardening. Her company provides services to create stunning first impressions for your “front door”, entrances, events and gardens.

    Starting out in display and merchandising for The Hudson Bay Company, while enrolled in Fine Arts, and working at Art Knapp’s garden centre in B.C., this prairie girl, came back to her roots here in Manitoba. Opening Front Door Stories, freelancing at The Garden Room and 3 years at Assiniboine Park in the English Garden. Now focusing on her business full time, has created a private studio to expand on her services and workshops.

    Recently been awarded the Directors choice at the WAG’s Art in Bloom for her floral interpretation of “view from the artist bedroom, jericho beach”

                             Creating first impressions...