Botanical bridal shoot at RHS Wisley

In June last year we took part in a bridal photo shoot with a wonderful collection of wedding suppliers (All listed at the foot of this blog), headed up by fabulous wedding photographer Amy Fanton and event organiser Gilly Keats of Amore Star Events.  The location for the shoot was the cathedral like glasshouse at – Read the full article…

2015 review

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I can’t quite believe that its been one whole year since we started our journey and so in true BBC tradition I thought it would be a good idea to review the last 12 months and take a look back at what we achieved. January My first official month of business and it was all about – Read the full article…

#Christmas2015

It has been a typically hectic 6 weeks with some spectacular work and lots of gorgeous new clients. We started our Christmas season with a wonderful Christmas inspired wedding, as featured on the blog previously. Moving very quickly the following week into Christmas tree installs! Christmas trees Now Im mad for a Christmas tree, I – Read the full article…

Christmas Wedding

Earlier in the month we provided the flowers for a very intimate wedding which took place at the Museum of St John in Clerkenwell, an historic building which is rich in medieval architecture and furnishing. Our couple were keen to create a Christmas inspired medieval banquet, rich, warm and very natural in style. With a – Read the full article…

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…

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…

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

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…

July flower list

Flower List July - Petal to the Metal - Florist London

Here is my inaugural flower list! I decided to start building an easy access reference point for clients and for myself so that over the coming months we have a really simple overview of the the best of the season month by month. I hope you enjoy and come to use this as a guide. Flowers available – Read the full article…