Florence, James, Clover, Becki and Huxley

1 January 2020

Own a piece of Petalon

When Florence’s husband James needed to send a bunch of flowers one day about 5 years ago, they both realised that there wasn’t much choice out there for people who wanted to send a beautiful, interesting bunch of flowers for a reasonable price. Surrounded by James’s bicycles from his ...

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25 November 2019

Creativity & Passion

With the end of any era in your life comes reflection; on achievements, perhaps regrets, changes you want to make, things you’d like to do differently. Quite often this can be related to career choices or work-life balance. When you’re manning the Petalon inbox, you see lots of emails ...

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23 September 2019

A love letter to our riders

Whenever we advertise for new cyclists we understandably get a lot of interest. If you’re happiest on two wheels it’s a dream job; you’re doing what you love and getting paid for it, it keeps you fit (wouldn’t we all exercise more if we were paid to?), you get to ...

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10 September 2019

The importance of bees

We don’t want to be dramatic, but it has been acknowledged many times that the extinction of bees would mean the end of humanity. It’s no wonder, when they pollinate 70 of around 100 crop species that feed 90% of the world. Honey bees are responsible for $30 billion ...

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24 July 2019

Cloud Busting

Flower clouds are at once one of the most difficult, enjoyable, deceptively expensive, beautiful, laborious and instagrammable pieces of floristry you can do. Petalon’s relationship with them has become a little repetitive in some ways. We say yes to something we shouldn’t, for not enough money, because we really ...

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27 February 2019

Flowers are good for you. Science says so.

Flowers have a long-held and well-deserved reputation for making us happy. We give them to people to celebrate great moments and well as to soften the worst ones. It’s one of those truths that we all accept to be true, without ever really thinking about how or why they ...

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19 February 2019

Turning your garden in to bee heaven

This week on the blog we’ve got a guest post from Karoline Gore about how those of us lucky enough to have gardens can do our bit to help the bees (besides through buying Petalon bouquets, of course!)

Choosing The Best Blooms for Bees 

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  • All of our flowers are delivered using a carbon neutral service
  • All of our packaging is recyclable or biodegradable & we compost all of our green waste for use on the farm
  • We donate 5% of our profits to bee conservation charities
  • We plant a tree for every 100 bouquets we send