1st birthday thank you!

It’s our first birthday and I am so happy to have enjoyed such a fantastic first year in business. When I started out with Petal to the Metal I had no idea how it would go, I remember talking to a friend shortly before I took the leap and almost crying about how I was making a – Read the full article…

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…

Halloween 2015

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!