The shop offers an assortment of plants, gifts, and home decor. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)

The shop offers an assortment of plants, gifts, and home decor. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)

Green Petal Sparwood hosts Grand Opening

Residents can now peruse their plants, stationary and home decor in both Fernie and Sparwood

The Green Petal, a floral design and gift shop, officially opened their second Elk Valley location in Sparwood this past weekend.

Countless masked customers were lined up outside of the shop throughout the day, patiently waiting to peruse through their colourful assortment of cacti, home decor, gifts and flowers.

“(The new location) really brings the Elk Valley together,” said owner, Kimberly Larsen.

“Everything is in Fernie, and yet there are so many people out here and it’s a mountain town too. So my hope is that this will boost Sparwood and bring us more together rather than having a split.”

Kimberly Larsen took over the shop’s Fernie location back in June, and following a successful summer decided to expand into Sparwood to add vibrancy to their downtown core as well.

“I have a heart for this town. To be here today, there has been so many families and children and friends – everybody knows everybody and it’s an awesome community feel, so we just want to be part of that.”

Larson added that she is excited to be part of Sparwood’s efforts to revitalize Centennial Square, attracting residents to the area to turn it into more of a community hub.

Further celebrating their grand opening, the shop hosted a raffle competition over the weekend, where a number of lucky customers were gifted an assortment of prizes including a year’s supply of flowers.

On top of their brick and mortar shop, which is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., The Green Petal also offers floristry and custom wedding services.

For more information on The Green Petal’s other services or to stay up to date with the Sparwood location, visit their Facebook page or head to

READ MORE: Royal Bar and Infinitea issued lease extension until end of November

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
47 new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health region

1,538 total cases, 399 are active, ten in hospital

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Interior Health reports 65 new cases of COVID-19

Province-wide, there are 887 new cases of the virus

The current state of the Royal Hotel. (Photo Contributed by Richard Leeks)
‘No one is willing to step up to take any responsibility’: Royal owners plow on with renovictions

Heat, kitchen appliances, doors, running water and WiFi have been allegedly removed

RDEK reminds public to register for their emergency notification system. File photo.
RDEK reminds residents to register for East Kootenay Evacuation Notification System

Provincial Alert system cannot be used for local emergencies

City of Fernie city hall. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
City of Fernie: New orders a challenge, but community is supportive

Mayor Qualizza said that the new public health orders were an opportunity to safeguard the winter season

(Dave Landine/Facebook)
VIDEO: Dashcam captures head-on crash between snowplow and truck on northern B.C. highway

Driver posted to social media that he walked away largely unscathed

Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.
Put on a BraveFace: Help make children’s wishes come true

Black Press Media, BraveFace host mask fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation

A B.C. Ambulance Service paramedic wearing a face mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 moves a stretcher outside an ambulance at Royal Columbia Hospital, in New Westminster, B.C., on Sunday, November 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Top doctor urges Canadians to limit gatherings as ‘deeply concerning’ outbreaks continue

Canada’s active cases currently stand at 63,835, compared to 53,907 a week prior

A Canadian Pacific freight train travels around Morant’s Curve near Lake Louise, Alta., on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. A study looking at 646 wildlife deaths along the railway tracks in Banff and Yoho national parks in Alberta and British Columbia has found that train speed is one of the biggest factors. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Study finds train speed a top factor in wildlife deaths in Banff, Yoho national parks

Research concludes effective mitigation could address train speed and ability of wildlife to see trains

A airport worker is pictured at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C. Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Canada extends COVID restrictions for non-U.S. travellers until Jan. 21 amid second wave

This ban is separate from the one restricting non-essential U.S. travel

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Menno Place. (Google Street View image.)
B.C. care home looks to hire residents’ family members amid COVID-19-related staff shortage

Family would get paid as temporary workers, while having chance to see loved ones while wearing PPE

A man walks by a COVID-19 test pod at the Vancouver airport in this undated handout photo. A study has launched to investigate the safest and most efficient way to rapidly test for COVID-19 in people taking off from the Vancouver airport. The airport authority says the study that got underway Friday at WestJet’s domestic check-in area is the first of its kind in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Vancouver Airport Authority *MANDATORY CREDIT*
COVID-19 rapid test study launches at Vancouver airport for departing passengers

Airport authority says that a positive rapid test result does not constitute a medical diagnosis for COVID-19

114 Canadians were appointed Nov. 27 to the Order of Canada. (Governor General of Canada photo)
Indigenous actor, author, elder, leaders appointed to Order of Canada

Outstanding achievement, community dedication and service recognized

Most Read