“If it sounds fluffy, it isn’t. Gilman has worked to build relationships with local growers in New York City and further upstate, thus offering seasonal bouquets that are fresher and have a lower carbon footprint per stem.” - Vogue

"Long Island-native Kate Gilman is one of Manhattan’s most buzzed about new florists." - Estée Lauder

“You might assume that this time of year, blooms would definitely be local. But, the reality is that most professionally distributed bouquets actually come with a decent amount of mileage. An array of bike-delivery florists have already ....

"Flowers, man. Just get her some flowers. And get them here: Petal by Pedal, a New York outfit that delivers fresh local blooms via bicycle, now accepting orders citywide. And damned if they don’t make it pretty much impossible to b....

"Kate Gilman delivers her flowers by bicycle, all the flowers are locally sourced and in-season, and her Instagram features the cutest French bulldogs ever. Enough said." - Eva Chen, Editor-in-chief at Lucky Magazine, as featur....

"Thanks to a focus on seasonal, locally grown flowers and cultivated relationships with growers, Petal by Pedal simplifies the ordering process by reducing transportation costs and cutting out the middlemen involved with more exotic i....

“What comes to mind when you envision a mason jar of locally grown flowers being hand- delivered to you by bicycle? Romantic? Whimsical? Nostalgic? All of the above? Kate Gilman is making that dreamy vision a reality with Petal by Pedal.....

“More than just soon-to-be-budding bushes in Central Park, there’s another major piece of news in the flower world. And that’s the arrival of Petal by Pedal.” - PureWow

"Famous for delivering bouquets by bike, Petal by Pedal takes pride in offering the best of what local growers have to offer. Since it truly believes in seasonal blooms, you only choose the arrangement's size and let the experts ....

"Gilman found herself spending a lot of time at the Union Square Greenmarket buying flowers and chatting with farmers... it opened her eyes to problems within the industry. Petal by Pedal sources flowers from farmers in upstate New Yo....

"The deal is this: locally grown blooms delivered via bicycle cart. It doesn't get more socially conscious or environmentally friendly. Oh, and the arrangements are mad cute." - PureWow

"As if hand delivered flowers weren't a charming enough gesture, Petal by Pedal has upped the play all the more by adding in a bicycle. Almost too idyllic. And we haven't even touched on the mason jars yet! Because yes, yes ....

"When putting together a memorable table, flowers are a must. But picking them up from our neighborhood bodega often leaves us wondering where they came from. Petal by Pedal leaves us with no such questions: sustainably grown flowers ....

"There’s something terribly romantic about getting flowers delivered by bicycle. This local flower-delivery company on wheels sources all their stems from New York state and arranges them in rustic-chic Mason jars. There’s even th....

“Sustainable florist” means different things to different people. For Gilman, it comes down to the ingredients you use, how you buy, and who you’re supporting."