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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 Offers a Valentine's Day Floral Collection 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 is ready with a wide range of floral designs for every type of person and that fits all budgets. We even offer a custom floral design service for Valentine's Day so your Valentine gets a bouquet that no one else received! Flowers are a favorite gift for people all over the world. They are especially popular for Valentine's Day because they are a beautiful way to express so many feelings -- from romance and love to friendship to affection. We're here to help you show your feelings this Friday, February 14th. Check out our Valentine's Day collection full of unique floral designs that help express your love, affection, and friendship: Playfully Pink Bouquet This stunning floral design offers a mix of pink roses and variety of red flowers in a hand-painted ceramic vase that features a "loved" heart charm. Rochester Romance Bouquet This elegant bouquet for Valentine's Day includes roses, hydrangea, ranunculus, and carnations arranged in a red glass cube. Tropical Nights Bouquet Forego the traditional rose bouquet for something more exotic. This bouquet overflows with a combination of tropical flowers and greenery for a truly unique look. Heart Song Bouquet Send some love with this bouquet of roses and carnations. It arrives in a keepsake red container and fits nicely on a table or desk so your loved one can reminded of your feelings every day. Don't forget to make an appointment with our floral design team to create a custom Valentine's Day bouquet for your special someone! Our floral design team can also put together a custom Valentine's Day package or special plant and blooming plant gifts for this holiday of love.
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist is Your Valentine's Day Gift Headquarters 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. Whether it's one of our customer-favorite floral designs or a special custom floral design, we are your go-to spot for special occasion gifts like those for Valentine's Day. This year, Valentine's Day falls on a Friday, so you'll need to up your Valentine's Day plans with a special weekend devoted to your love. A great place to start is to deliver some stunning roses from your favorite Finger Lakes florist. These award-winning roses are some of the largest long-stem roses available with glorious color and texture. We offer many different colors of roses to express your Valentine's Day message whether that is romance, love, friendship, or adoration. Your rose choices also include the number of roses you want to get -- from one rose in a bud vase with baby's breath and greenery to multiple dozens of roses in a full display not to mention everything in-between! Our roses can also be combined with other beautiful flowers like hydrangea, tulips, lilies, carnations, and more. Select from our existing Valentine's Day floral designs or work directly with our floral design team on a custom Valentine's Day rose arrangement. It's up to you! If you want to add something extra with your Valentine's Day roses, we can do that, too. We've got cuddly Valentine's Day stuffed animals as well as chocolates and other edible treats, greeting cards, and Valentine's Day balloons. You can start and finish your Valentine's Day shopping today by placing your order in our flower shop, calling us, or using our simple website order form!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Offers Plants, Too! 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. But, we don't just offer flowers. Instead, we have a comprehensive array of plants, blooming plants, dish and basket gardens, and gardening supplies and. gifts. That makes us your ideal spot for celebrating Houseplant Appreciation Day, which is today -- January 10th. This special occasion day recognizes the beauty and health benefits of having houseplants for your home or office. Many of these plants are natural wonders with their own healing powers and ability to purify the air. We could all benefit from more green plants in our lives like these from our plant collection: Extra Large Succulent Garden Succulents are one of the most popular green plants in recent years due to their large variety with different textures, colors, sizes, and shapes. It's also a low-maintenance plant that thrives even with little attention and little light or water. We offer various sizes of succulent gardens with this being our largest. Lovely One Spathiphyllum Plant Also known as the Peace Lily Plant, the spathiphyllum plant displays white flowers and large green leaves. It's ideal for this time of year as it's often featured on Easter. Statement Fiddle Leaf Fig Not quite a floor plant or desktop plant, the fiddle leaf fig is somewhere in-between with an average height of three feet. It offers lush greenery, with large green leaves, for any home or office. Dish Garden Basket - Large A garden basket is a nice way to display many types of plants altogether, including green and blooming plants. We offer various sizes of dish garden baskets so you can find one that fits your office or home space. Order today or stop by our Finger Lakes flower shop to see all the houseplants we have for you! As an additional incentive, we are offering 15% off green plants for the entire month of January. This is an in-store discount only!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Helps You Plan Your Wedding Flowers 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. No matter what the event, our floral design team can help you create the perfect look. And, those events include the biggest event of your life: your wedding. Our Finger Lakes floral designers and wedding coordinators are here to help you plan and create the most memorable wedding, including all the wedding flowers for your bouquet, the wedding party, the ceremony, the reception, and even the cake. Here's what we offer you for your wedding planning: Free Wedding Consultation The first service we offer is a free wedding consultation for all new prospective brides. During the consultation, we can help you plan a venue as well as provide recommendations on style, color schemes, and flower selection based on what you like. The free consultation lasts about an hour and includes meeting with a member of our wedding specialist team. Ongoing Communication Once you decide to work with our wedding events team, we continually communicate to ensure you feel confident and relaxed about this aspect of your wedding planning process. This includes communicating by phone and email. A final consultation is set up to review your wedding flower order four weeks prior to your wedding. You can do this remotely or come in and work with us directly to approve and pay for your wedding flowers. Expert Assistance with Flower Selection Our staff has years of experience with weddings in the Rochester and Canandaigua area. Knowing the wedding venues helps to give you an accurate amount of flowers and decor you will need as well as how best to display it in the wedding venue you've selected. Wedding Day Services We view our wedding event services as a long-term commitment that carries us through all the way through your nuptials. Our wedding day event services includes many delivery and set-up options. First, Delivery Drop Off provides delivery to your venue or venues (in case the ceremony and reception are at two different locations). All items are labeled and delivered to your designated point of contact. Second, Delivery Set-Up is another option. For example, our set-up services might include pew or chair markers, swags for pergola or archway, garlands, and cake floral design. Bouquets and personal flowers are left with your designated point of contact. Finally, Delivery with Full Service is recommended for larger weddings with no assistance behind the scenes. A minimum of one designer from our flower shop will install flowers and then distribute personal flowers and bouquets for both the ceremony and reception. Contact us today!
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.