For beautifying your wreaths and garlands, you'll find dried whole oranges and green whole oranges...
...plus orange slices too. And there's also apple slices and star anise.
To add a touch of spice, there are cinnamon sticks in lots of different lengths.
Natural cones can be found in a range of various shapes and sizes...
...plus different colourways too, including white, rose gold, champagne, blush, silver, gold and copper.
To add both texture and colour in another way, how about these waxed and glittery apples, which you'll find at Porters Foliage?
They also have assorted dried flowers, lotus heads, poppy seed heads and cotton too.
Artificial Flowers & Berries
Faux flowers in abundance can be found at the market. Not only white and red Poinsettia...
...but white Hellebores...
and red Amaryllis.
If you need some ever-lasting garlands, then you're in luck as C Best have them in stock.
That's where you'll also find Jack Frost ivy garlands.
Christmas decorations for bouquets and arrangements
Over at Zest Flowers, along the whole length of their stand, you'll find trolley loads packed with pine cones on sticks in many different finishes, including gold, white, silver, rose gold, red, green...
...and cinnamon! They also have cinnamon bundles, red and green apples, lotus heads and berries too.
Veering back to the natural look for designs again, how about these dried red chillis at Whittingtons?
To add a lovely texture, use these delicate pepper berries. Did you know their Latin name is Schinus molle?
Birds & Animals
Now on to birds and animals, starting with these sparkly copper, light green and magenta long tail birds at C Best.
Or how about these cute little robins?
Sure to be a conversation starter are these diamante owls and hedgehogs at Zest Flowers. Perfect for a shop window or inside display!
They also have diamante polar bears and penguins, plus Santas too.
With the latest David Attenborough wildlife documentary 'Dynasties' featuring penguins in November, these fluffy Antarctic animals are sure to be a hit for 2018.
Whether its indoor or outdoor, warm light or cool light, short or long, battery or mains...you'll find a huge selection of lights at C Best.
By the way, do look out soon for a special report featuring candles at the Flower Market.
C Best also have an extensive ribbon collection, in so many different colours and widths.
Plus Whittingtons have a fabulous festive selection too.
If you're on the look-out for complementary containers for your designs, then how about some of these wonderful antique gold effect and silver vases and urns at The Flower Store?
Whittingtons, as always, have surpassed themselves with their spray paint collection!
If you're planning on making your wreaths from scratch, don't forget to visit GB Foliage for bags of sphagnum moss. Plus they stock flat, which is also known as carpet moss. And you'll find bun moss and reindeer moss at Nine Elms too.
To round up this year's bumper Christmas report, it seems very fitting to end with these jolly gentlemen at Whittingtons! I hope you've enjoyed this tour around the market and that everything goes smoothly for you over the coming weeks.
As always, this is just a snapshot of what you'll currently find at New Covent Garden Market to give you an idea of what you can expect on your next visit. If you have any questions whatsoever, please don't hesitate to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 7720 2211.
P.S. If you're looking for inspiration for your Christmas designs, then you may like to check out our Floral Christmas Trends 2017 Report.