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Petal Republic - Your Local Guide to Floristry, Flowers, and Plant Life

Hello, and welcome to Petal Republic ®. Here you’ll find practical and inspirational tips and information about flowers, houseplants, gardening, and the world of floristry. Our content and guides are produced by a global team of content creators from a range of horticultural, botanical, floristry, and design backgrounds with a shared passion for the natural world.

What We Cover:

Find Exceptional Floristry and Plant Life with Petal Republic

Gardening & Flower Guides:

We’re fascinated by the history, origins, meanings, symbolism, and cultural significance of flowers and plants in the modern world.

Explore our library of flower & gardening guides and opinion pieces covering a vast array of flower species, as well as our essential gardening care and growing tips features.

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Flower Occasion Guides:

Find inspiration and gifting recommendations for every flower occasion, including Birthdays, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Celebrations, Thank Yous and more. Also, explore the world’s must-see flower experiences with our best of the city guides.

About Petal Republic

Houseplant Guides:

We share our experience and expertise in urban gardening, indoor and outdoor plant care, and growing tips, in addition to helping our readers find the best houseplants for their unique living environment. 

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Local and Regional Floristry Guides:

We showcase and celebrate exceptional florists, plant shops, garden centers, urban nurseries, and floral experiences across a network of cities where our writers, contributors, and collaborators live and work. 

Here you’ll find comprehensive city and regional guides covering the best local florists and flower and plant delivery services in your local area.

Meet The Petal Republic Team:

Andrew Gaumond – Editorial Director

Andrew hails from a family of horticulturists and growers and spent much of his childhood in amongst the fields of flowering blooms and greenhouses filled with tropical plants, cacti, and succulents from all over the world. Today, Andrew holds a BSc degree in Plant Sciences and has trained professionally at leading floristry schools in London and Paris. Andrew’s been featured in numerous media and press publications, including Fox News, Tatler, Realtor.com, Martha Stewart, Oprah Daily, and SFGate.

Briana Yablonski - Contributing Editor at Petal Republic

Briana Yablonski – Contributing Editor

Briana holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant Sciences from Penn State University. She manages a small market garden where she grows vegetables and herbs. She also enjoys growing flowers and houseplants at home.

Brandy Wells – Contributing Editor

Brandy Wells is an American copywriter and content writer living in Spain. From hiking in her hometown near the Smoky Mountains to digging in the dirt in rural Oregon, she has always put a love of nature at the heart of her endeavors. These days, you’ll catch her writing content and, of course, taking breaks to tend to her growing houseplant collection.

Larissa Runkle

Larissa Runkle – Contributing Editor

Larissa is a writer, gardener, and herbalist living in the San Juan mountains of Colorado. Her writing has been widely published in lifestyle publications all over the country, and she’s also the creator of the weekly newsletter @rootedintribe.

Linsay Evans - Contributing Editor at Petal Republic

Linsay Evans – Contributing Editor

Linsay is an American copywriter based in the Pacific Northwest. Linsay holds a Master’s degree in both Anthropology and Library and Information Sciences and has written for numerous national and international publications, including USA Today, SFGate, Hunker, and The Bump, across an array of topics in the gardening, green living, and travel sectors. When she’s not writing, you’ll usually find Linsay reading, kayaking, sailing, snowboarding, or working in her garden.

Edward Hodsdon – Contributing Editor

Edd is a budding content writer and gardener living in the United Kingdom. He has a bachelor’s degree in Creative and Professional Writing and has written for several gardening publications online. He is passionate about nature and sustainability, with a focus on gardening for wildlife.

Madison Moulton - Contributing Editor at Petal Republic

Madison Moulton – Contributing Editor

Madison is a writer and editor with a Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science. She writes and photographs for various online and print publications in the gardening sphere and is the author of the book The Next-Generation Gardener.

Petal Republic in the Media

Petal Republic in the Media:

We’re proud to have contributed to and been featured in numerous media outlets and press publications to date!

Industry Associations:

Petal Republic is actively involved in supporting the floristry and fresh-cut flower industry around the world. We are proud to be participating members of many leading industry bodies and associations.

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Connect with Petal Republic:

We’d love to hear from you. You can reach us at:


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+1 (424) 429-5357

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