So last Saturday, we flung open our barn doors as wide as they would go to welcome back our lovely couples and their families. The sun was shining, the lambs were bleeting and the hand sanitiser was flowing, alongside the tea urn. It couldn’t have been a lovelier day to waft around the meadows, skip […]

Jo and Sam had their beautiful wedding at The Secret Barn and we did the food and the flowers. They sent in a lovely testimonial and shared the gorgeous photos by Jo Thorne Grab a cup of tea and look through all these beautiful pictures. We knew when we stumbled across The Secret Barn that […]


March 28, 2016

Helen and Craig were married in church at the end of last summer, and then celebrated at the lovely ‘Court Garden Farm’ barn. Right from Helen’s very first email you could tell that their wedding was going to be super-stylish. Once we met up and had a chance to chat through their plans and ideas […]

We are really lucky with the people we get to work with. Most of our couples are great and we get along swimmingly. Every so often a couple come along who you could imagine being mates with. Alex and Natalie were a dream to deal with from beginning to end. They had a blessing in […]

Make friends. Choose a florist you actually like! By using someone on your wave length you’re much more likely to get what you want. They will understand your ideas easily, and know what you mean! Since weddings can be fairly stressful time, it would be nice if you actually got on! Pinspiration Pinterest is not […]

  As the weather gets a bit brighter and outside becomes a bit more inviting, we start to think of all things flowery. To get you in the mood here are five of our favourite bouquets. Enjoy! one from our trip to garden gate flower company – flowers from their cutting garden, photo by moi. […]

  You have probably noticed that we are quite into our flowers. Ok, really into our flowers. These bouquets are either partly, or totally, made up from flowers from our garden. If you are planning you to use home-grown flowers for your wedding there are a few things to keep in mind. The first most […]


March 19, 2014

The first time I met Hannah, she was poking out of a hedge. The second time I met her, she was walking around a field carrying an inflatable hot pink flamingo. In retrospect, this was probably quite a gentle introduction as to what was to follow. For some reason [I’m still not quite sure why] […]

Here at Petal & Feast, we really love flowers [REALLY] and we wanted to share our top tips on keeping them looking fresh and beautiful on your big day. Now usually, your flowers will arrive in the morning whilst you’re getting ready. Everyone will be busy and the doorbell will ring.  The least busy person […]

As my train pulled in on my way to meet Anastasia for the first time, I got this text message. “…. Just so you recognise me, I have long blonde hair and a chihuahua with a red coat.” … Amazing! Anastasia is an amazing painter. You should definitely look up her work. She is a […]