Bussey’s Florist Invites You to Start Shopping Now for Easter and Passover Flowers

Bussey's Florist Has a New Design Center in Cartersville GA for Staging Deliveries into the Area Easter is referred to as the "moveable feast" meaning that it is one Religious Holiday that moves from year to year. This year Easter falls on April 17th.  The reason for this change is that Easter always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the spring equinox.  Easter, as with other holidays, ushers in a changing of the seasons. That season of course being Spring. Bussey's Florist invites you to visit us and begin shopping for Easter and Passover Flowers. Spring is symbolic to the renewing of life as the plants and trees that have been dormant for the winter begin to blossom. Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere look forward to warmer weather and an increase in more daylight. This symbolism of the coming back to life is a correlation to the resurrection of Jesus. In the Jewish faith, this time is referred to as Passover. The Hebrew Bible commemorates Passover as a festival which celebrates the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. This is referenced in the Book of Exodus. During the time of Jesus, Jewish pilgrims flocked to Jerusalem in hope that God would liberate them from the Romans. On one Passover, Jesus traveled to Jerusalem and the resulting disturbance in the Temple ultimately led to his crucifixion. In early America, the Easter festival was more celebrated by Catholics than Protestants. The Puritans of New England considered both Easter and Christmas as festivals for heavy drinking and merrymaking. However, by the 19th century this belief had changed, and the holidays became a time to spend joyous moments with family. Today customary traditions of Easter Egg Hunting, Parades and the Easter Bunny have become [...]