Let the democracy of green thumbs begin!



Stamen and Pistil Botanicals goal is to empower our customers to create the indoor oasis they envision. 

We offer large to small  tropical plants, cactus, terrariums, planters, bulk soils, workshops and so much more!

With the right knowledge, the right material and a little determination, anyone can grow  healthy beautiful plants.

With that goal in mind, Stamen and Pistil Botanicals provides not only ever-evolving material and possibilities, we have the knowledge you need to create and sustain your oasis.



  • Karen Newstead loves the simplicity and beauty of plants. With her keen eye for design and her background in art, Karen likes to use plants as a living medium of artistic expression. She believes that keeping plants in the home is like having a fine piece of art on the wall: it is the perfect finishing touch for your personal space. Karen's knowledge of plants began as a child, working in the garden and caring for the houseplants in her family home. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience, with the hope that other people will share her enthusiasm and kinship for all things green.

  • Marija Bonaparte discovered her love of plants by following her grandmother around in the garden and helping out on the family farm. She has 17 years experience working in garden centres and landscaping and has worked with a range of native plants to tropicals. Marina enjoys helping others grow more confident in their own plant caring knowledge.

  • Audrey Flanders is a horticulturist with 25 years experience working with all varieties of plants, designing everything from exterior landscapes to interior plant design. An expert in plant care, Audrey has helped many people keep their works of art alive and beautiful.

  • Freeway the Cat truly is the King of the Jungle around here! Drop in anytime to visit him and to give him a wee cuddle.