October is filled with special days besides just Halloween. These include Bosses Day on October 16th, the Sweetest Day on October 20th, and Mother-in-Law Day on October 28th. Our Rochester flower shop and website have some beautiful ideas of how to make these October special days memorable for those you appreciate and/or love in your life: Heirloom Crock Bouquet A hand-glazed stoneware crock is a wonderful keepsake from this fall bouquet of warm autumn flowers, greenery, and accents. Burlap Chic Bouquet The Burlap Chic Bouquet is one of our newest floral designs. It features sunflowers, orange roses, yellow roses, and other seasonal favorites. The flowers and fall accents are displayed in a cylindrical vase that has a burlap wrap. Be Happy Bouquet with Roses! A keepsake happy face ceramic mug is filled with beautiful seasonal flowers, including roses and other premium blooms. It's a cheerful gift bound to make the recipient break into a large smile. Succulent Garden 10 This special dish garden includes an array of succulent plants and one blooming plant. Your boss or loved one will appreciate this gift that is perfect for the office or home. Dish Garden Basket - Large This is another dish garden option that comes in a basket and focuses on an array of green and blooming plants that are long-lasting and easy to care for. Imperial Purple Orchid A lavender phalaenopsis orchid makes for a beautiful gift. This one comes in a real bamboo cube. This is also a blooming plant that is easy to take care of and can last a long time. Luxury Garden Silk Bouquet And, for the boss, friend, or family member who may lack a green thumb, we also offer silk arrangements that last forever. This garden design silk arrangement features silk dahlias, ranunculus, ivy, and eucalyptus. Order [...]
Be sure to check out our Floral Design Hands-On Workshop & Certification. These are held throughout October on Tuesdays from October9th through October 23rd at the Rockcastle Florist Design Center. The address is 175 Norman Street, Rochester, NY 14613. This class is a great way to explore your potential dreams of becoming a professional floral designer to see if it's for you. Of course, it's also a great way to improve your skills to make arrangements at home. The floral design workshop was curated and created by Wendy Rockcastle and includes three classes that will cover all the basics of floral design. Wendy is the co-owner and creative director of Rockcastle Florist and has over 25 years of experience with creating floral masterpieces for weddings, events, and gift-giving. She has also served on the Teleflora Education Board and blogged for the Democrat and Chronicle as a local expert. Mary Rockcastle, Wendy's daughter, will be assisting in the classes. She is a new addition to the family-owned business and is a recent graduate from the number one design school in the country. The first class is Tuesday, October 9th from 6:30-8:30pm. It's called Get to Know Your Tools. In the first class, students will become familiar with the tools and techniques used to create a specific floral design. Students get to take home a low-profile floral design made in class. The next class will be held on Tuesday, October 16th from 6:30-8:30pm. It's called Designing in Vases and Foam Vases. Students will learn the dual nature of two design techniques and practice designing in both containers. The last class will be scheduled for Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30-8:30pm. It's called That’s a Wrap: Loose Cut Bouquets. There are several different styles of loose cut flower wraps so students will learn the basics behind designing [...]
October is dedicated to making everyone more aware of breast cancer, including the need for regular exams for early detection, the ability of research to keep working on a cure, and the importance of supporting those fighting for their lives. Events are being held all over the country as well to keep that awareness going. Our Rochester flower shop offers beautiful pink bouquets and flower arrangements for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's time to think pink and bring awareness to this important cause. Here are some of our beautiful pink floral designs from our Rochester flower shop for special gifts or Breast Cancer Awareness events: Passionate Pink Garden Arrangement A large urn holds pink peonies, roses, lilies, and asters, creating a large think pink statement. Rose Rapture This stunning display includes roses and spray roses in shades of lavender, pink, and light pink. Red and Pink Roses Pink and red Ecuadorian roses are combined with fresh greenery to create a loving display for your recipient. Pink Potpourri Bouquet with Roses A keepsake container holds a beautiful bouquet of roses and pink flowers. Heavenly Heights Bouquet This basket arrangement overflows with pink flowers. It's a great way to show you care or makes an ideal centerpiece for a Think Pink event. Glorious Day A couture vase holds a mix of pink and yellow flowers, making this a great gift for a dear friend who is fighting breast cancer or to celebrate defeating it. Sweet Sincerity A white basket is filled with pink blooms, making it a great centerpiece or gift. Pink Me Up A wide array of pink flowers are sure to bring love and encouragement to your recipient. Love That Pink Bouquet with Roses A silver cube holds a combination of pink and red roses, sending love and support [...]
In just a few days, there is a special day dedicated to your neighbors. Like our family, we can't necessarily pick our neighbors but we can find a way to get on with them and even help each other out to build a safer community for all. Whether you are new to the neighborhood or looking to help someone on the street who may live alone, this is the perfect day to take that next step and do something for others. And, to open the door to your neighbors, here are some small gift ideas from our flower shop: Autumn Grace Our fall collection of flowers has arrived. This beauty includes roses, lilies, and asters in a plum glass cube vase. There are also purple chrysanthemums and seafoam statice in this autumn bouquet. Sending Joy An array of fall colors is sure to make your neighbor smile at such a thoughtful gesture. Golden Harvest Bouquet This other special fall bouquet includes seasonal golden aster, sunflowers, and seeded eucalyptus in a keepsake amber vase. Good Luck Bamboo One of the best gifts is this bamboo plant, which is thought to bring wealth, prosperity, and good fortune. It arrives in a natural bamboo cube to send the best to your neighbor. Imperial Purple Orchid This elegant gift offers a low-maintenance, long-lasting lavender phalaenopsis orchid comes in a natural bamboo cube vase. Gourmet Basket Deluxe Our gift baskets also make a great gift for neighbors. There are many sizes to choose from with all types of snacks, such as cheese, crackers, cookies, nuts, and candy. Be sure to place your order today!
The third week of September is officially National Indoor Plant Week. It's also when Fall starts, which officially begins on September 22nd. Our Rochester flower shop is ready to celebrate both events with green plants and a new fall flower collection. Here are some of the highlights: Amazing Arboricola Also known as the umbrella plant because it has arching leafy branches, this indoor plant offers easy maintenance and beautiful green leaves the whole year round. Stately Croton The croton is an elegant green plant with leaves that feature red and orange accents. Delightful Dieffenbachia This is a leafy indoor plant with large leaves that offers low maintenance. Now, there is the fall flower collection, which adds more color and accents to the decor and gift giving. Here are just a few of the beautiful bouquets we have: Autumnal Artistry This bouquet captures the beauty of fall with bold colors and seasonal accents. Autumn Expression This floral display captures the heart of fall in a cube vase with flowers and seasonal greenery in fall hues. Burst of Autumn Autumn shades of orange and yellow are highlighted in this mixed bouquet that also features oak leaves. The clear glass vase is tied with a satin ribbon. We have so much more to see for autumn and as part of indoor plant collection at our Rochester flower shop so pleae stop by. While you can place your order by phone or through our website, we'd love to meet you and work with you in-person on your fall decor and gifts.
How will you celebrate National Grandparents Day on September 9th? Will you take them out for the day, send them a gift, or call them? Maybe you'll share the day with them in a few ways so they know just how much you treasure them. Often, older people tend to get lonely so this is a good time to reach out and let them know they are loved. Here are some gift ideas for Grandparents Day from our Rochester flower shop or website: Maple Leaf Charming Bouquet As part of our fall flower collection, this bouquet features gerbera daisies, wild golden aster, and bright orange roses. The keepsake vase has ornamental maple leaves. Autumn Grace Roses, lilies, and asters in gemstone colors are displayed in a plum glass cube vase. Plus, there are purple chrysanthemums and seafoam statice featured in this dramatic bouquet. Give Thanks Bouquet Send seasonal fall flowers like those featured in this arrangement. It includes golden aster, sunflowers, and seeded eucalyptus in an amber vase. Park Avenue Petals This cheerful flower arrangement includes lavender daisies and white spray roses in a lavender keepsake cube that's been tied with a purple polka-dot ribbon. Meet Me in Provence Named after a region in the south of France, this stunning bouquet offers bright colors and numerous textures. Sunshine in the South Wedge This is also a bright bouquet with white daisies and yellow spray roses arranged in a green keepsake cube that has been wrapped with a yellow polka-dot ribbon. Dish Garden Ceramic Planter - Premium This 14-inch ceramic planter is our largest dish garden with a mix of green and blooming plants. There are also smaller sizes to choose from. Succulent Garden 12 Succulents are extremely low maintenance, which makes them a great gift for your grandparents because they don't [...]
Every month is sure to have some cause for celebration, and September is no different. Perhaps you have some birthdays coming up for friends and family and are not sure what to get. That's where we can help with our birthday flower collection, which offers many beautiful ways to send your love and celebratory birthday wishes. Here are some birthday gift ideas from our Rochester flower shop: Lovely Lavender Present This pretty purple present makes a great birthday gift. It offers a bouquet of flowers in shades of lavender, pink, and purple. t. Roc City Love This exclusive floral design from our floral designers in our Rochester flower shop offers red spray roses, red long-stemmed roses, pink roses, and seasonal greenery in a glass bubble bowl vase. Park Avenue Petals This cheerful floral display includes lavender and white spray roses in a lavender cube with a purple polka-dot ribbon. Walk Through Sonnenberg Garden As another exclusive floral design to our Rochester flower shop, this elegant flower arrangement has orange spray roses, green roses and hydrangea, and dusty miller. It also arrives in a bubble bowl glass vase. Jewel of the Finger Lakes This is another new floral design that is part of our exclusive collection. It showcases some unique colors and flowers, such as green roses, orange roses, gerbera daisies, golden asters, and lavender stock. Jewel of East Avenue Lastly, we have this other floral design exclusive to our Rochester flower shop that offers full bloom hydrangea, orange roses, lavender stock, and a mix of accent flowers. Let's get the party started with one or more of these beautiful birthday bouquets! We also have balloons and other gift items like cookie bouquets and gift baskets that your loved ones might enjoy. You can order in our Rochester flower shop, call us, or [...]
Labor Day weekend is September 1-3rd. It's a time to squeeze in that last party and barbecue with friends, family, and neighbors before the weather starts changing. Here are some beautiful ways to enjoy the last of our summer flowers while adding a festive touch to your Labor Day celebrations: Seaside Oasis This sublime bouquet offers tranquil colors and a variety of blooms to enhance your special event. Shades Of Brilliance Bouquet This bouquet offers a rainbow of colors with flowers like lilies, roses, and alstroemeria displayed in a bamboo box. Summer Brights This compact flower arrangement offers an array of primary colors to create a striking look for your Labor Day party. Sunny Siesta This small floral display is perfect for patios, decks, and other small spaces to enhance the mood for your send-off of summer. Love Medley Bouquet with Red Roses You can still enjoy the beauty of roses for your special celebration with this mix of colorful premium roses. Beautiful in Blue This best-selling floral arrangement provides a mix of blue and white flowers for a nice touch. Chosen Spot Sunset Named after the Canandaigua Lake region this bouquet features coral gerbera daisies, orange spray roses, and hot pink ranunculus in a glass cube. Bohemian Blue Bouquet This is a white and green arrangement of fresh flowers in a blue mosaic vase that includes Asiatic lilies, ornamental grasses, white moonstone roses, and green cymbidium orchids. Bright Blooms Bouquet This is another bold design with orange gerbera daisies, magenta stock, and yellow button mums displayed in a fuschia glass vase. Americana Bouquet Labor Day celebrates the American work ethic so it makes sense to display some patriotic flower arrangements at your special barbeque. This one comes in a keepsake vintage American flag container. It's filled with roses, green hydrangea, white [...]
August is halfway over, but there is still plenty to celebrate. This week, and the third week of every August, is Friendship Week. It's time to honor those special people in our lives who support and listen whenever we need them. Take the time to hang out with them, call them, or send them a gift so they know how much their friendship means to you. Also, this week is Senior Citizen's Day on August 21st. This is the time to remember the older people in your life. Often, they are lonely so it's good to spend time with them or send them a gift to brighten their day. Finally, August 25th is Kiss and Make Up Day. Perhaps you haven't spoken to a friend or family member in a while because of a dispute. Today is the day to clear up that conflict and strengthen those bonds. No matter what the occasion, we have some special gift ideas that fit your recipient and your budget like these: Exquisite Beauty of Greece This beautiful bouquet contains a mix of premium flowers in a lavender vase. Glorious Day This bouquet offers pink, the color of affection, and yellow, the color of friendship, perfectly combined. Seasonal blooms are arranged together in a couture vase. Perfect Pairing Premium This bouquet offers a bright, tropical arrangement with bold colors in a vase along with a 20-piece Hedonist truffle package. It's a great gift for anyone! Brighten Her Day Luxury This stunning arrangement is sure to bring a smile to your special someone's face. It's a garden style floral design that brings together a mix of colors, flowers, and greenery in a large flower arrangement. Dish Garden Ceramic Planter - Premium This 14-inch ceramic planter is available in many colors and offers green and flowering [...]
The second week of August is designated as National Smile Week. It's a positive way to encourage kindness and thoughtfulness about those around us whether we know them or not. It doesn't take much to smile or even make someone else smile. One way to bring the smiles is by giving flowers. These natural gifts all make us happy. They brighten our day with color and beauty. Here are some great floral gift ideas available from our Rochester flower shop and website: Summer Daydream Bouquet A cobalt blue vase holds a bright array of seasonal summer flowers and greenery in primary colors. Uptown Bouquet This stunning bouquet offers bold colors and premium flowers all designed to add cheer to your loved one's life. Sunshine in the South Wedge A green cube vase tied with a yellow polka-dot ribbon holds a mix of white daisies and yellow spray roses. Burlap Chic Bouquet This is one of our newest bouquets for summer. It has sunflowers and other seasonal blooms in a container that has been wrapped with burlap for a rustic feel. Grins and Giggles Bouquet This bright and colorful bouquet offers daisies, spray roses, and carnations in a keepsake smiley face mug. Be Happy Bouquet with Roses! This flower arrangement also features a keepsake smiley face mug. However, there are many more roses in this arrangement along with other cheerful seasonal stems. Your Sweet Smile by Teleflora A cylinder vase holds white and yellow seasonal blooms along with greenery designed to make someone smile. It's a bright and bold way to show you care. Order today through our Rochester flower shop. You can also create a custom flower arrangement that you know will make that special friend smile. Call us today to make an appointment with our floral design team.