Autumn wedding in London


As Autumn draws to a close we were thrilled to work with a gorgeous couple on a very simple, chic, London wedding in Chelsea. This was such a great wedding to work on and a perfect example of how a good rapport between client and florist helps bring out the very best work. Our brief was to – Read the full article…

Halloween 2015

halloween cover

We celebrated Halloween this week with a really great selection of events and commissions. The Zetter Townhouse We were invited to help decorate the Zetter Townhouse for Halloween this year. The building is every inch a townhouse set in the heart of historical Clerkenwell and tucked in behind its big sister the Zetter Hotel. The bar/lounge area – Read the full article…

Christmas styling with Petal to the Metal

Christmas Flowers London

Christmas is coming and now is the time to get organised and start planning for your office or home decoration this year. Florists spend most of November preparing for Christmas and all of December carrying out client commissions to create seasonal Christmas displays for corporate headquarters, office receptions, Hotels, restaurants, members clubs and private homes. – Read the full article…

September flower list


Here are a selection of flowers available at New Covent Garden Flower Market throughout September, notice the colour changes!    

Party flowers for 4 Hamilton Place


Petal to the Metal were asked to provide the flowers for an event taking place at 4 Hamilton Place earlier this month. The venue is a stunning classic Georgian building, a grand entrance, sweeping staircase, a collection of impressive rooms and,with this particular venue, an impressive terrace overlooking Hyde Park. The party was for a – Read the full article…

A florists guide to Hotel flowers


Since I became a florist I have been a fan of hotel design and the flowers that accompany them. Living in London we are experiencing extraordinary times with the opening of luxury  5* hotels becoming the norm, sleek design, the best materials and impeccable service. A hotel lobby is a space of imagination and theatre and somewhere – Read the full article…

August flower list


Here is a selection of what caught my eye at New Covent Garden Flower Market this month.    

August 2015

Dated: / /2010Matt Lloyd - The Times

Hello everyone, it’s CARNIVAL!!!!!!! Im sat here at my desk on a very grey and wet Bank Holiday whilst on the other side of London the Notting Hill Carnival is in full swing, I thought this image seemed the most appropriate and optimistic! August is the low season for many businesses and for florists we definately – Read the full article…

The florist guide to becoming a florist!

Back to School - Petal to the Metal flowers London

It’s that time year with a new school term just around the corner that I thought it would be interesting to highlight some of the routes open to you if you were interested in pursuing a career as a florist. I didn’t get into floristry until I was 31, I was at at the end of a – Read the full article…