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Rockcastle Florist is a family owned & operated floral design firm. The owners, Keith and Wendy Rockcastle, are lifelong residents of Rochester. Both have family ties to the Canandaigua community as well. The Rockcastle’s love their customers. That is why every flower arrangement they create is backed by a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. If you don’t absolutely love the arrangement we create for you, just contact one of our floral design centers. We will replace that arrangement with one of equal or greater value. Absolutely free of charge. People send flowers to celebrate life’s special occasions. In fact, flowers are one of the most popular occasion themed gifts. If you have one of life’s special moments coming up, we hope that you will choose Rockcastle Florist to help make that celebration one to be remembered. We employ an expert team of floral designers. They have years of experience and create luxurious, upscale floral designs. When you stop by one of floral design centers, we guarantee that a friendly, creative, highly skilled team member will be there to greet you. They will will make every effort to exceed your expectations.
Rockcastle Florist is your Finger Lakes flower and wedding specialist. The award winning wedding team at Rockcastle Florist creates gorgeous wedding flowers. Our custom designed bridal bouquets are simply stunning. The Rockcastle Florist wedding team has handled floral design for some of the most prestigious weddings that have been held in the Finger Lakes area. We have been in business since 1951. We have years of experience and have designed wedding flower packages for most of the top wedding venues in the Finger Lakes. When you come in for your Free Wedding Consultation, our wedding staff will listen to your vision for the wedding flower package of your dreams. We will take that vision and turn it into a reality.
We buy many of the flowers we sell direct from domestic and international flower farms. That ensures that our customers are getting the finest, freshest, highest quality flowers available. Buying direct offers huge advantages. There are cost savings when we avoid the middleman. Those savings can be passed along to our customers. Equally as important, we are able to reduce the time between when the flowers are cut at the farm and when they arrive in our flower shop. Fresher flowers equals longer vase life. Longer vase life means you get to enjoy your fresh flower arrangement a few days longer.
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Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Helps You Plan and Decorate For Christmas and New Year's Parties As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements, adding a spectacular ambiance to all types of entertaining events, including parties for Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year's. No matter what the holiday event, our floral design team can help you create the perfect look. Intimate Holiday Dinners If you are hosting a smaller holiday event like a dinner party, consider our Tulips and Pine arrangement. It offers a stunning floral display that's quite festive. There are ten red tulips along with aromatic white pine and a silver ribbon. This holiday bouquet is simple, yet sublime. Sophisticated Black-Tie Holiday Soirees Our Park Avenue Centerpiece is the perfect accompaniment to a special event. This luxury centerpiece features creme roses, white hydrangea, and white lisianthus, which are presented in a Mercury Glass Bowl. It offers an elegant touch to every holiday party table at your event. Rustic, Down-Home Family Holidays Add some Christmas country flair to your family celebration with this unique centerpiece. Our Holiday Lodge Bouquet features red heart roses, pinecones, ornamental berries, a golden succulent, and decorative antlers. Bright and Bold New Year's Eve Festivities Just because it's winter doesn't mean everything has to reflect the snowy outdoors. Instead, celebrate with bold colors like those found in our Standout Chic Bouquet. It includes orange roses and spray roses, dark orange carnations, peach miniature carnations, blue eryngium, seeded eucalyptus, and dusty miller in a unique art glass container. Finishing Touches Whatever your holiday event, don't forget that we also offer some delicious holiday treats that make a wonderful addition to your holiday event. From cakes and cupcakes to seasonal fruit baskets and gourmet goodies, we're your partner in everything you need to have to create a special holiday.
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Offers Holiday Gifts For Everyone As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We deliver throughout the Finger Lakes and across the country through our florist network throughout the holiday season. Here are some floral gift ideas that are sure to please recipients whether they are family members, friends, colleagues, clients, or service personnel. Holiday Blooming Garden Our Holiday Blooming Garden is a long-lasting gift that will continue to give long past the Christmas holiday. It is filled with red and green plants, including a poinsettia. Each of the plants can be replanted in a garden or container and offer low-maintenance. Woodland Wonder Centerpiece Give your holiday host a special centerpiece that they can display on the Christmas table that everyone can enjoy. This rustic design is perfect for someone who loves the country look. it features hydrangea, live succulents, protea, and lotus pods. Merry Vintage Christmas Bouquet Wish others a merry Christmas with this heart-warming floral display. It even comes with a keepsake container. Flowers and greenery include red spray roses and carnations, grevillea, flat cedar, noble fir, and white pine. Truckin' Into Christmas Another two-in-one gift this holiday, this bouquet includes a keepsake Christmas red pickup truck container filled with seasonal flowers and greenery as well as baubles and berries. Make it Merry Bouquet This festive gift is sure to bring a smile to your recipient's face. The keepsake holiday container has red roses and white carnations, along with plaid ribbon and ornamental snowflakes. Custom Holiday Floral Gifts If you are looking for even more unique floral gifts this holiday season, make an appointment with our floral design team in our Canandaigua flower shop or other Finger Lakes florist locations. You'll be able to create a floral gift that no one else but your recipient will enjoy this holiday season. Make an appointment or place your order today!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Offers Stunning Poinsettias For Christmas As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We deliver throughout the Finger Lakes and across the country through our florist network. We're ready to celebrate Christmas, starting with Poinsettia Day on December 12th. This is a day to recognize and buy one of the most treasured symbols of the holiday season. You can buy poinsettia plants to decorate your home or office or you can select one or more to give as thoughtful gifts to neighbors, friends, family members, colleagues, clients, or service personnel. We have red poinsettias and white poinsettias to choose from in multiple sizes. This gives you a lot of variety and ways to add a colorful display at your home or office. Their broad leaves help cover a lot of space, which helps if you have a large area to decorate. Our holiday collection also includes holiday garden gift baskets with poinsettias and a mix of seasonal foliage, green plants, and blooming plants. Besides their beauty, poinsettias are easy to care for and very long lasting. They only need just a little water and some indirect light. With just a little maintenance, you'll be able to enjoy your poinsettia plants for a year or more. It may even bloom next Christmas! Order today to celebrate Poinsettia Day. Plus, check out the rest of our holiday collection for decorations and gifts.
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Features Holiday Decor For the Season As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We deliver throughout the Finger Lakes and across the country through our florist network. We're ready to celebrate with new floral designs for Hanukkah and Christmas to decorate your home, office, or upcoming holiday event. Hanukkah We have numerous Hanukkah flowers to celebrate Hanukkah, which is December 22nd to December 30th this year. For example, our Spinning Dreidels Centerpiece showcases Asiatic lilies, white carnations, silver leaves and gems as well as features two silver candles. We also have Hanukkah bouquets and flower arrangements to decorate or even give as gifts to other family members, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and clients. Christmas We have a wide range of Christmas floral designs, including wreaths and garlands, centerpieces, and flower arrangements. Our Christmas collection also features poinsettia plants, which are great for offices and homes as well as upcoming holiday parties. Wreaths and garlands are made from fresh evergreen and add a festive touch both outdoors and indoors this season as do our fresh evergreen garlands. You can choose from different designs and color combinations. Enhance both your wreaths and garlands by adding your own Christmas lights. Centerpieces are important for the Christmas dinner table. However, they also work well for living room and family room tables as well as for any buffet tables you set up. Bouquets and flower arrangements can be added to your foyer to welcome guests as well as to various rooms throughout the house. Don't forget to add Christmas flowers to the guest room to give your guests Christmas cheer! Custom Holiday Flower Services Also, remember that we offer custom holiday flower services so you can display custom Christmas and Hanukkah flowers in your home, office, or holiday event. Call and make an appointment today to work with our floral design team on a look that reflects your personal style and aligns with your budget.
Not sure what to get your sister in law? Or maybe your office mate is impossible to shop for? Here's the gift guide for every difficult to shop for person on your list. For the person who loves Christmas. We all know someone who has their Christmas tree up on November 1st. The perfect gift for the Christmas lover in your life is a classic Poinsettia. This beautiful winter flowering plant comes in white, pink, and a beautiful crimson which is sure to accentuate any Christmas decor. For the person with a sweet tooth. Need the perfect gift for the friend who always makes two trips to the dessert table? Send some handcrafted chocolate made here in Rochester by Hedonist Artisan Chocolate. We recommend their seasonal candy cane bark to put a pep in your step this season. For the person that never stops talking about their dog. We all love our pets, but some people really love their dogs. Check out the pet-themed grab and go gifts from both of our store locations. For the person who always hosts the party. Going to a party and need a gift for the host? A centerpiece is always welcome on a table. The Canandaigua Christmas Centerpiece is the perfect gift for any holiday home. For the person going through a hard time. Whether it's a friend with bad luck or someone dealing with more, a dammit doll is always going to make the recipient smile. Especially when they get to swing it around a little bit! For your desk neighbor at work. Need to give a gift to your BFF at work? Look no further. A succulent planter livens up their desk but is very low maintenance and will survive with little light. Plus there's a bright blooming plant to color up the joint in the middle! For the person with a small apartment. Do you know someone with a small home that needs a small tree to match? A boxwood tree is perfect for those hoping to bring the Christmas season inside but not trying to pick up pine needles. To the person who loves plants but doesn't have a green thumb. Air plants are a great gift for people who want plants but aren't "plant people." Air plants require very little maintenance and everything you need to know can come from our book on caring for air plants! A perfect way to bring some green indoors. For the person lost in vintage Christmas memories. Every year Tomas Kinkade releases an arrangement inspired by his classic paintings. This year is a vintage style fire station that lights up! This is sure to make anyone smile at Christmas time. For the coffee snob. Finger Lakes Coffee is always a crowd-pleaser, especially around Christmas time! Even the biggest coffee snob won't turn up their nose at Finger Lakes Coffee. For the friend with great taste. Need a gift for a friend with great style and a perfectly decorated home? A white orchid [...]
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Offers Great Holiday Deals As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We deliver throughout the Finger Lakes and across the country through our florist network. We're ready to celebrate with new floral designs for Christmas as well as special holiday deals and promotions. We've been working hard to fill all the orders for Thanksgiving while getting our Christmas collection and flower shop ready for the holiday shopping days. We're excited to greet you on Black Friday, November 29th as well as Small Business Saturday on November 30th. Plus, we've readied our website for Cyber Monday on December 2nd. Here's a little taste of what we've g to for you this holiday season: Christmas wreaths, garlands, and poinsettias await with many styles and colors to choose from, so you can welcome guests as they arrive to your home and create a warm and festive feel inside. We have fun arrangements like the Candy Cane Christmas basket as well as more elegant holiday displays like the Park Avenue Gathering centerpiece. Candy Cane Christmas features red and whitecarnations, pine cones, candy canes and more. Park Avenue Gathering offers burgundy and champagne ornaments, white roses, and gold pinecones along with seasonal greenery and festive accents. Our holiday collection also includes bouquets and arrangements to send to loved ones or to gift to a holiday host for their hospitality. There are many floral designs that are also perfect for service people who have helped you out all year or as thank you gifts to customers or clients. Don't forget that we also do holiday decorating for Christmas parties, weddings, and other winter events. Be sure to book an appointment now if you need event flowers or custom floral design for your home or a gift.
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist with Stunning Thanksgiving Decor As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We deliver throughout the Finger Lakes and across the country through our florist network. We're ready to celebrate with customers with both Thanksgiving and holiday collections of flowers, plants, holiday arrangements, and more. Here are some ideas for welcoming family and all of your special guests to your home this Thanksgiving: Plentiful Harvest Centerpiece This Fall table centerpiece adds a bright and warm look to your Thanksgiving table. It includes two orange taper candles that blend well with the orange spray roses, bronze mums, and other bold fall flowers in this modern and traditional centerpiece design. Autumn Sunbeams Centerpiece Another beautiful idea for a centerpiece is this keepsake oven-to-table hand glazed, sage bowl. The bowl is brimming over with yellow alstroemeria, peach miniature carnations, sunflowers, bronze cushion spray chrysanthemums, spiral eucalyptus, huckleberry, and brown transparent oak leaves. Copper Petals Bouquet Copper adds warmth to any room, making it perfect for this cozy fall holiday. A copper-plated cube vase features punched leaves. The cube is then filled with orange roses, peach miniature carnations, bronze daisy spray chrysanthemums, bronze button spray chrysanthemums, parvifolia eucalyptus, leatherleaf fern, and yellow preserved oak leaves. The copper cube vase can be used later on as a candleholder or container for fresh, dried, or silk flowers. Autumn Orchard Cornucopia Thanksgiving must include its symbol, the cornucopia. This makes an excellent centerpiece or addition to the Thanksgiving buffet table. We've filled a woven cornucopia basket with rust-red cymbidium orchids, orange crush roses, and golden aster. Modern Turkey Bouquet Celebrate Thanksgiving with this keepsake ceramic turkey container that will be the focal point of any table in your home. We've enhanced its fall feel with orange roses, fall mums, and golden aster. Ready to order? Call or visit or use our website to order today for Thanksgiving!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Offers a Host of Delivery Options to Make Your Date As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts for all occasions. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We understand that there are so many occasions throughout the year that you want to remember for loved ones near and far. That's why we offer. wide range of delivery options that are designed to provide you with the best floral gift shopping experience possible. From birthdays, anniversaries, and graduations to new babies, new jobs, and new homes, there are many occasions to recognize throughout the year. Sometimes, there are even sad events like funerals, illnesses, and unexpected situations that call for a thoughtful gift of flowers. Whatever the reason, our Finger Lakes florist is here to serve. Because there are so many occasions and unexpected events, we have created numerous flower delivery options. Local Same-Day and Express Delivery There are those situations where you realize you missed a special occasion and need to act fast. We are here to help with same-day and express flower delivery service throughout the Finger Lakes. We aim to get all of our same-day deliveries to residences no later than 6:00pm each day. For businesses, our focus to complete flower deliveries by 5:00pm each day. Then, there are other situations where you need to get flowers to your recipients as quickly as possible. We are also one of the few flower shops in the Finger Lakes that offers four-hour express flower delivery service. Each express delivery is guaranteed for on-time arrival. Nationwide Same-Day Flower Delivery We also provide nationwide same-day flower delivery service thanks to our affiliate network of trusted florists across the country. You can order these national deliveries online, by phone, or in our Finger Lakes flower shop. Sympathy Flower Delivery Then, there are those special flower deliveries that are sad, but will mean so much to the recipient. Those are flower deliveries to funeral homes and cemeteries as well as churches and hospitals. These sympathy flower deliveries often have special requests like to a specific funeral event or a plot number in a cemetery. We understand these emotional times and are here to assist you and your loved ones through these occasions. Order Today! Now that you know all the delivery options, it's time to plan and order for your next occasion!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist with Stunning Thanksgiving Centerpieces and Bouquets As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We deliver throughout the Finger Lakes and across the country through our florist network. We're ready to celebrate with customers with both Thanksgiving and holiday collections of flowers, plants, holiday arrangements, and more. Centerpieces and Cornucopias The Thanksgiving table is the focal point of this fall family holiday. It serves as the gathering place for a meal that focuses on gratitude and appreciation for what we have and who we know. That's why it's the perfect spot for a special fall holiday flower display. The cornucopia is the symbol of Thanksgiving, representing the bountiful harvest and generosity of those we love. Whether you opt for fresh flowers and fruit or silk and faux fruit accents, the cornucopia in a wicker horn-shaped basket makes for a wonderful addition to a Thanksgiving meal. However, you can also create and use other centerpiece styles, including a traditional centerpiece with greenery in an oblong shape, which works well for a long table, many small centerpieces lining the entire length of the table, or a grand centerpiece in a compote or large pedestal bowl. Wreaths and Garlands Nothing is more welcoming than being greeted by a wreath as you arrive at a loved one's house for Thanksgiving. Once only seen at Christmas, more people are discovering the warm feeling of a fall wreath on their front door. Your fall wreath can feature real or silk fall leaves, fragrant fall accents, and small pumpkins and gourds. Continue this fall feeling inside with fall garlands for the stairs and fireplace mantel. You can also display a garland around door frames for even more festive decor. Pumpkins and More Ceramic pumpkins and turkeys are two more Thanksgiving symbols. We offer unique keepsake containers with these fall motifs that are filled with beautiful fall flowers and foliage. Use these on smaller tables, buffet tables, foyer tables, or other spots throughout your home to add more color and effect for Thanksgiving. Place your order for Thanksgiving today to ensure delivery for the holidays!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist That Delivers Floral Decor Ideas for Halloween As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes" we focus on continually offering the best floral designs, decor, and gifts for every occasion throughout the year. Our team loves being part of your celebrations, including parties, events, and weddings. Plus, we like helping you come up with new ways to decorate y0ur home for the holidays. This is the best time of year because we have Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and more to provide you with interesting decor, centerpieces, and more. First up is Halloween. Whether you are hosting a Halloween party for kids, adults, or everyone or you just want to decorate to enjoy the season and entertain trick-or-treaters, now is the time to get ready. Pumpkins The pumpkin is a symbol of the season and used often throughout Halloween. You can leave them as they are and perch them on your doorstep or balcony or you can turn them into something else. Of course, it's fun to make jack-o-lanterns, but you can also scoop out a pumpkin and use it as a container for a fall floral display. If you are short on time, you can also use a ceramic pumpkin from a craft store. They come in different colors, too, which adds more interest to your pumpkin display. Halloween Containers This year, we've added some fun containers to our Halloween collection that are ideal as centerpieces for your Halloween party tables. Mix them up because we offer different designs like a black cat, skeleton, and jack o'lantern. We fill these keepsake containers with beautiful flowers. Turn it into a game for your party by having a competition to win and take home these fun Halloween displays from each table. Please note these are for local delivery only. Three-Dimensional Fun Add interest to your floral designs with some three-dimensional Halloween accents that add interest and a touch of whimsey. For example, our Ghostly Gardens has leaves and ghosts that appear to hang in the air above a petite flower arrangement. It's a great way to add a little Halloween to your home or office or give it to someone else as a thoughtful gift. Custom Halloween Floral Designs No time to decorate? Don't forget that we can also create you anything you might want to make Halloween more festive!