Summer Time Flowers: It’s time to celebrate with each other!

Beloved Flower Lover,

Summer is the hottest season for us here in London.

It’s an exciting time. It’s a time to go beyond.

We see all sorts of amazing flowers and enjoy them for giving and receiving from the heart.  And it’s a time to go beyond the spring where we planted new ideas and to actually make them happen.

It’s also a time for embracing and holding ourselves and others in love, joy and inspiration. It is the time for the heart to go beyond the spring time of starting new things. It’s a time for maturing the emotional warmth and contact with each other. Feeding each others internal fires of inspiration and pleasure in our most intense way. It is a time to partake in the buzz and excitement of life at it’s most intense.

It’s an exciting time. It’s a time to go beyond.

 

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It’s a code of action where we are more naturally more gregarious and outward going, forming new relationships and in the spirit of enthusiasm to enjoy outdoor pursuits. The invisible force that creates everything thing is at highest, most intense.

It’s an exciting time.It’s a time to go beyond.

Summer is a season of maturing our relationship with ourselves and others with love, peace and compassion. It’s a time when plants and creatures of all kinds, enjoy the long days and warm nights. The sap in the plant is at its most highest and all are at their most active and productive. It’s a time to go beyond the idea of growing and changing. Its’ time to enjoy the fruits of our labour.

It’s an exciting time.It’s a time to go beyond.

For us, it is a time of ‘doing’, of achieving our goals and fulfilling the plans as set out in the spring. To rebirth. It is the time to connect with those you love and love you. To connect back to what loves and supports you and to celebrate that.

It’s an exciting time. It’s a time to go beyond.

The element of summer is fire, reflecting the brilliance, illumination and strength of the sun at the height of the summer. To tune into the wisdom of the sun and be guided to spread the sunshine of your wisdom all around.

Enjoy the summer. Enjoy. It’s a time to go beyond.

The Team,

The London Flower Lover

p.s. List of Summer Flowers

Agapanthus — large, striking flowers, also known as African Lily.
Alchemilla — common garden flower with tiny yellow/green flowers.
Anthurium — exotic, waxy looking flowers.
Aster — also known as a Michaelmas Daisy. Daisy-like flowers.
Bouvardia — clusters of small, tubular flowers.
Carnation — long lasting and wonderful for using on their own in pomanders.
Cattelya orchid — large, brightly-coloured orchid.
Celosia — crinkled flowers. Different varieties are available.
Cornflower — usually available in blue, but other colours can be found.
Crysanthemum — large, showy flowers.
Dahlia — dramatic round flowers.
Delphinium — tall flower spikes.
Freesia — highly scented flowers in various colours.
Gerbera — contemporary, daisy-like flower in various colours.
Gypsophila — tiny white flowers. Perfect as a filler or used on its own.
Hydrangea — enormous flowerheads in various colours.
Iris — popular, but relatively short-lived.
Lavender — Fantastic scent. Perfect for a country celebration with a lilac theme.
Lily — lilies are available throughout the year, but not in all colours.
Marigold — daisy-like flower.
Mint — mint has a wonderful scent and a feathery flower.
Nerine — clusters of delicate flowers.
Nigella — also known as ‘love in the mist’. Delicate, papery flowers.
Oncidium orchid — small yellow flowers along the stems.
Peony — soft, papery, large flower. Available in May and June.
Phalaenopsis orchid — large, striking orchids. Wonderful for bouquets.
Phlox — popular country garden flower.
Rose — very popular
Stephanotis — individual white, waxy flowers. Make wonderful buttonholes and bouquets.
Sunflower — striking flower usually in yellow.
Sweet pea — short-lived. Wonderful colours and scents.
Zinnia — a similar flower to a dahlia.

thelondonflowerlover flowers for midsummers night

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Welcome to The London Flower Lover. We are florists who create floral collections to tell your real life story. With colour and texture, we take floristry into an entirely new direction based on the challenges and joys of your life. Offering what we call 'heart based floristry' we use style, fashion, and life situations and merge them with heart based lifestyle support. This inspiring blend creates so much more for those who love flowers. Using flowers in the traditional way of course, but always using flowers to open up a floralicious conversation about relationships of all kinds. We are a sort of work in progress of compassionately confirming how we are already on the inside, the love we want to see out in the world. That is mission of The London Flower Lover. So saying yes to recognising that is at the heart of this blog and using flowers to honour that inner world is how we use the beauty of giving and receiving flowers. This blog is your blog. It's as much about cultivating your heart, as it is about enjoying the physical beauty of flowers. It offers story, poems and video to reflect the life you actually live whilst showing beautifully inspiring collections of flower designs. Hand-tied bouquets, arrangements and more. All this with sought after tips from well established experts on how to keep a happy heart. This is what makes The London Flower Lover unique and magical. Yes, and that's how we make the difference that we do. When life looks, feels, or sounds challenging, we offer a sanctuary that you may dip into. A well of refreshment and strength that you may draw from. Sharing what others have found to be successful ways of being happy in the face of challenges, whilst letting flowers do the talking when we have no other way to interpret what is going on. Use flowers to help you re-discover, reveal and remember how you can still be despite challenges. Use flowers to celebrate and to embody the possibility of your heart felt desire, fulfilled. Use flowers in your life, to remind you of the beauty of your life. Use The London Flower Lover today. We invite you to stay curious in this floral universe as you explore the love in the heart. This is a floralicious world.
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