Organic gardening, culinary excellence, ethical and sustainable sourcing – if any of these rings any bell, you must be well in the know about the Petersham Nurseries. Just like a plant that grows over the years into a tree and expands its branches to bear fruits and provide shades, the Boglione family business also gradually got nurtured with passion over the years to become Petersham Nurseries. Richmond or Covent Garden – take your pick and be ready to click inside any of their pacific green nurseries and cafés in London. We made our way to the branch in Covent Garden to immerse ourselves in the beautiful co-existence of plants, garden accessories and organically sourced food to savor (Nearest tube station: Covent Garden).
Based on the philosophies of being natural, thoughtful, respectful, nurturing and visionary – Petersham Nurseries in Covent Garden offered us an oasis of calm and comfort in the very bustling and busy heart of Central London.
Pots, plants and patios – what is special about the Petersham Nurseries is that it looks and feels part home, part museum. As if walking through the personal space of a family, the warmth and nurture for natural elements are perfectly felt inside the premises. The earthly smell coming off the earth pots and the vintage looking items to adorn gardens and patios with – all had a mysterious element and entice of discovery that is often felt inside museums.
After some carefree browsing and soaking in the vibes, an alfresco dining at the Floral Court would have been a wonderful experience had we reserved earlier. Strongly recommended is a reservation, especially during the glorious days of summer sunshine, the Floral Court connects the Petersham Nurseries Shop, Florist, Delicatessen and the Cellar with the Petersham and La Goccia restaurants and bar.
Mirrors, frames, pictures, gift items, rugs, lighting, vase, candles, garden accessories, furniture and hardware – The Petersham Nurseries is nicely located in the heartbeat of London, gently inviting tourists and locals alike to step in. A subtle allure to the green, a fresh approach to the natural and a peaceful passing of tranquil moments nurturing everything that is natural – we strongly assume that there must be moments of calm between busy meal hours in the day inside the Petersham Nurseries. Along with feeling like a home and a museum, it must also feel like a serene sanctuary at times.
The vibrant neighborhood of Covent Garden will naturally offer you numerous options to satisfy your thirst and hunger. You may also wonder how come a nursery is situated in the midst of busy and bustling building blocks of the capital. Its simply that your heart, soul and perhaps stomach will be in need of some natural nursing and the Petersham Nurseries just might be the right location for you to recharge and reflect in the most naturally possible way.
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