The origins of sharing your feelings on Valentines Day (14th February) have many roots through ancient times. It was seen as a time when lovers express their affection with gifts. Valentines Day has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held in mid-February. The festival, which celebrated the coming of spring, included fertility rites and the pairing off of women with men by lottery. At the end of the 5th century, Pope Gelasius I replaced Lupercalia with St. Valentine’s Day. It came to be celebrated as a day of romance from about the 14th century. During the middle ages- in France and England- mid February was thought to be the…
We are excited to announce that since the closure of the retail side of the business Croppers in Bloom Ltd is now trading as Flowers by Helen Elizabeth. I would like to thank all my customers for your continued support as I journey into 2020 bringing wedding & event flowers to brides of Berkshire & beyond.