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Shop Rockcastle’s Most Popular Flower Arrangements and Gifts

Are you looking for stylish and unique gifts and floral ideas for upcoming occasion days, celebrations, decor, and more? Look for no further than Rockcastle's most popular flower arrangements, bouquets, and gifts for all life's special events! Rockcastle Florist is one of the premier floral design firms in the Finger Lakes area of New York. We operate multiple flower shops in the area. Our Rochester and Canandaigua flower shops are both open to the public for in-store shopping for gifts, weddings, and special occasions. Our bestsellers collection is an ideal place to start if you are not sure what to get as a gift for that special occasion or upcoming celebration. These are the most popular flower arrangements and most-ordered bouquets that we offer in our Rochester flower shop and Canandaigua florist location. Here are some examples of the flower arrangements our customers love the most: Sunflower Smile Bouquet: Perfect for fall celebrations, there are three sizes available that offer a bowl filled with cheerful sunflowers and baby's breath. Morning Mimosa Wrap Bouquet: Ideal for a last-minute gift or floral presentation gift at an event, this floral beauty is wrapped in burlap and has a water source to keep it fresh. Roc Pride Bouquet: This colorful floral display is a rainbow in a glass container. It's perfect for a pride event, a cheerful gift to make someone smile, or a special celebration. I'd Rather Be Camping: This is a two-in-one gift with a bright floral bouquet displayed in a keepsake mug for someone who loves to go camping. Mosaic Memories: This is floral art in a keepsake art glass vase. The modern arrangement contains a bright display of bold orange sunset roses, green cymbidium orchids, and blue thistle. Garden Oasis Bouquet: This floral design offers new popular fall colors and the [...]

By |2021-09-25T18:18:11+00:00September 25th, 2021|Bestsellers|0 Comments

Welcome Fall with Decorating Ideas, Flowers & Gifts

Fall arrives on September 22nd officially, but, at our Finger Lakes flower shops, we are ready with our fall collection. Our floral design teams have come up with new floral designs, many of which are based on some of the latest floral trends we see across the country and in and around Rochester. Calming Flowers The last year and a half has been quite stressful and there may be ongoing anxiety and concern as COVID continues. Mental and physical well-being are becoming increasingly important as a way to address these worries. Flowers can provide a calming effect, which can help soothe those stressful thoughts. Bright Hues However, fall also brings out the bold colors, including deep orange and yellow hues. Everyone could use a punch of color in their homes after recent home color trends have focused on white and grey. That means adding firecracker orange, goldenrod, and other bold colors. Examples include marigolds, hibiscus, zinnias, and others. Monochromatic Jewel Bouquets Fall isn't just about brown, orange, and yellow. This season, there are many bouquets with ruby, jade, sapphire, amethyst, and more. This provides more color variety throughout the fall season beyond the traditional looks everyone thinks of for the fall holidays, creating elegant looks even for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Dramatic Floral Designs Another floral trend this fall is oversized designs that include tall arrangements that make a statement. These grand floral designs are often situated in an entry hall or foyer or in the center of a large dining table. It is best to only feature these dramatic floral designs in a larger space where there is room to give such a floral design the attention it deserves. Fall Collection Ready to Order While we continue to add to our fall collection of flowers, plants, and gifts at all [...]

By |2021-09-19T21:28:17+00:00September 19th, 2021|Fall|0 Comments

Celebrate National Indoor Plant Week with One or More of Our Gorgeous Plants

We love green plants! It's hard not to when you consider the range of beauty, diversity in design, and health benefits like purified air that plants offer. Green plants had to home and office decor, helping to enhance the environment and add to aesthetic by bringing Mother Nature inside. Also, we can appreciate green plants for their ability to last a long time with little to no maintenance on our part. That means we only need to provide some access to mostly indirect light, some water and nutrients, and a container that provides them with the ability to grow and thrive. These are some of the many reasons that National Indoor Plant Week was created and is now celebrated annually during the third week of September. This week-long celebration is a good way to draw attention to our need to nurture and care for the environment so that we can continue to enjoy the diversity among all the green plants and blooming plants now available. We can add more plants to our lives and to those around us for a special occasion or as a "just because" gift. We are getting ready at our Finger Lakes florist locations, including our Rochester flower shop and website, to celebrate green plants next week with a wider selection of green plants as well as promotional pricing on select plant products. Our plant collection contains numerous types of green plants. These include spathiphyllum, succulents, desktop monstera, and dish and basket gardens that offer a variety of green plants, succulents, and/or flowering plants like orchids. Ask us what else is available as we receive regular shipments of diverse plants from our plant partners. Don't forget that you can also select from many types of colorful blooming plants that are in season. Beyond just offering you a [...]

By |2021-09-14T17:49:55+00:00September 14th, 2021|Plants|0 Comments

Celebrate Your Grandparents on September 12th!

As September starts, it is an opportunity to get organized and plan for all the special occasion days coming up in the month. Scheduling activities or events and gifts around each one now will save you time letter and ensure you won't forget any of these important dates. One of these important special occasion days is Grandparents Day on September 12th. This is a day that was created to honor the contributions grandparents make in our lives. Their unconditional love, combined with their wisdom, experiences, and time to share make them invaluable. As they continue to age, we should remember that our time with them is becoming more limited so it's important to make the most of what's still available. If you are all located within the Finger Lakes area, then you may want to plan going to visit or taking them out to their favorite restaurant or on an outing for the day. If you don't live close by to them or they are unable to go out, then you may want to consider calling them and sending a special gift like flowers on Grandparents Day. Our Finger Lakes flower shops as well as our website have flowers and gifts that may be ideal for Grandparents Day. We have worked hard to develop an expansive catalog of flower designs to suit every preference and budget. This includes our signature designs and our luxury collection. You can also search by themed collection, by type of flower, and by some primary colors. You can also opt for our custom floral design service if you want to give your grandparents something exclusive and that matches their personal style. You might even include a container or special item of theirs to enhance the thoughtful gift. If you want to expand your gift selection [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:49:00+00:00September 1st, 2021|Grandparents' Day|0 Comments

Get Ready for Labor Day Festivities with Flowers from Rockcastle

September is just around the corner, which means it's time for Labor Day. Many see this first Monday in September holiday as the unofficial end of summer and last three-day weekend before the seasons change and most kids go back to school. Labor Day is more than that, however. This year, Labor Day is September 6th and it's a day to recognize American workers and the efforts they make to increase productivity, economic strength, and collective wealth. Our Finger Lakes flower shops look forward to this holiday each year as an opportune time to praise and thank all of those who work so hard on our behalf, helping our customers with their gifts, decor, and events. This is also an ideal time for you to show your appreciation for all the hard workers in your life, including your own staff. You may also want to show thanks to a business owner or entrepreneur who has been struggling during these difficult and uncertain times. Our Rochester flower shop has many stunning bouquets that are bright, cheerful, and celebratory, sending that very message. There is still time to take advantage of our summer flower collection to send some bold floral gifts to these special people. We also have other gifts that could accompany the flowers, including balloons and locally made delicious baked goods. Our Bloom Gal service not only offers beautiful flowers, but you can also nominate a Bloom Gal, which is someone you know who makes an incredible difference. This could be a special way to celebrate a female entrepreneur or community activist. These items, along with the floral decor, could also help boost the ambiance of any Labor Day event you are considering for this holiday. Maybe you are having an employee event or just a barbecue or picnic to [...]

By |2021-08-24T18:06:21+00:00August 24th, 2021|Labor Day|0 Comments

Sending Flowers is a Favorite Way to Make Someone’s Day

There are many ways you can make someone's day. Large or small, what matters is that you made an effort and most likely caught your recipient off guard with your thoughtfulness. Whether you went out of your way last week during National Smile Week or you are prepared for one of the upcoming special days of kindness left in the month of August, it's time to put others first and help them in any way we can. There are many special days left in August, including Senior Citizen's Day on August 21st, Kiss and Makeup Day on August 25th, and Just Because Day on August 27th. Any and all of these days are an opportunity to show others kindness who may be struggling or who are lonely. Here are some floral ideas for the perfect thoughtful gift for these special occasion August days: Check out our bestsellers collection to find out what everyone else is buying and be on point with the latest floral trends. Consider our Just Because collection, which features a wide range of bright, cheerful floral displays that are perfect for making someone's day. We feature Designer's Choice bouquets, which give you a way to somewhat customize your floral gift to your recipient's preferences. Having a personalized floral display will be an even bigger hit with your loved one. Of course, you can also make an appointment at any of our Finger Lakes flower shops for a completely customized bouquet or flower arrangement as a unique gift. Try our Bloom Gal service for a special bouquet. You may even want to nominate someone you know as a Bloom Gal. Beyond flowers, we also have many types of plants and other gift items that may be ideal for one or more of these special occasion days in August. [...]

By |2021-08-18T16:59:26+00:00August 18th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Send a Gift During National Smile Week to Have Loved Ones Smiling Every Day

The second week in August is National Smile Week. It was created with the aim of spreading more positive action across the country toward kindness and concern for others. With all the stress and uncertainty of the past 15 months, it's become even more important to think about kindness towards others and how our actions can -- and should -- positively impact others. All this week, you can focus on doing things that make others smile. In return, you will most likely smile at feeling good about helping someone else. It can be as simple as holding the door, letting someone in the lane in front of you, paying it forward at the drive-through line, and just saying thank you. Of course, you can also do other things, such as participate in a volunteer program or community event, send letters to seniors or veterans, or gift loved ones with a special gift. Our Finger Lakes flower shops can help provide some gifts to colleagues, new neighbors, family members, friends, clients, and anyone else you might know who you think could use a mood lifter. Here are some ideas: Send a whimsical flower arrangement that offers smiles galore. For example, our Double Rainbow Unicorn Duo adds even more smiles with a sweet flower arrangement in a keepsake unicorn container and a cute and cuddly stuffed unicorn. It's perfect for a friend or family member. Our Designer's Choice and BloomGal products provide you with a customized floral gift option so you can personalize your gift and show your thoughtfulness to your beloved recipient. Our Dazzling Dancers are sweet wrapped bouquets that are beautiful and convenient to grab when you want to make the most of National Smile Week. If you know your recipient loves plants, then make the most of our collection [...]

By |2021-08-10T15:47:58+00:00August 10th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Celebrate Romance Awareness Month with a Designer’s Choice or BloomGal Bouquet

August is Romance Awareness Month, which is an ideal time to return to romance in your life. It can certainly be challenging to stay focused on romance when you have a hectic life of work, kids, errands, and more. However, it's important to make time for each other. One of the ways to let your special someone know you love them and hold them above others is to surprise them with special gifts. Whether you hand the gifts to your loved one or you have them delivered to home or work, it's nice to delight your loved one with a gift. Our Finger Lakes flower and gift shops and website offer many ideas to enhance romance during August and every month to come. First, our Love and Romance collection of flowers includes traditional favorites like a vase of red roses in many quantities, such as a dozen and two dozen. The collection also has some other favorites like the Summer Solstice Wrapped Bouquet that you can order as a bouquet to use in a vase your loved one already has or you can purchase the wrapped bouquet with one of our containers. Second, we offer Designer's Choice arrangements. These are customized flower arrangements in various themes, such as bright colors or pastel colors. Our talented and creative floral designers create a custom floral masterpiece specifically for you and your loved one. We use our freshest and most beautiful flowers to create an artful vase that matches what your loved one prefers in terms of flower types and colors. Third, another romantic idea is to select a BloomGal Bouquet. All of our BloomGal bouquets are handmade with love, using our premium seasonal flowers. Choose a size to send to your loved one, and we will do the rest. You can opt to [...]

By |2021-08-04T17:04:07+00:00August 4th, 2021|Romance|0 Comments

Gift Ideas for International Friendship Day

International Friendship Day is July 30th. It's a global celebration of friendship, what it means, and the sentiments that go into being a good friend. It's also a day to encourage developing new friendships as well as treating everyone around you as a fr send. That means practicing kindness, concern, and support wherever possible. Our Finger Lakes flower shops and virtual flower shop on our website are both here to help you celebrate your friendships through many thoughtful gifts like these: Our summer flowers, bestselling flowers, and just because flower collection are all good places to start to find a stunning floral gift for your friend. We also have a Designer's Choice product line and custom flower service that provide a way to turn your gift into something exclusive for your recipient. Another option is that you can give your friend a floral subscription service through our Bloom Gal service. You can also consider nominating one or more of your friends as a Bloom Gal. This is a wonderful way to recognize all the amazing things your friend does that inspires you and others.  Gift a Dazzling Dancer Bouquet, which is a sweet and tender bouquet with pink spray roses that are accented with greenery and baby's breath. It is wrapped with brown paper and a pink ribbon. You can upgrade it and add a stuffed ballerina dog. There are other color and flower options to choose from, too. We have many tasty treats that give your friend something delicious to enjoy. This includes items like a chocolate or vanilla frosted cake, a cannoli cake, cupcakes, fresh fruit baskets, and gourmet food baskets. Many of the items in our Edible Treats collection come from local Finger Lakes small businesses like ours. Not only will you be thoughtful in supporting your friend with [...]

By |2021-07-11T16:53:53+00:00July 25th, 2021|Friendship|0 Comments

Rockcastle Florist has Gifts for Every Occasion

Your July calendar may be filled with birthdays and other celebrations that you've been tracking all year. But, did you know there are also many special occasion days in July dedicated to family? There is Cousin's Day on July 24th, Parent's Day on July 25th, Aunt and Uncle Day on July 26th, and Father-in-Law Day on July 30th. These special days to show love and appreciation to those people in your life who have supported and cared for you. Let's start with flowers, which make a beautiful and thoughtful gift for any of these family members: Designer's Choice flower arrangements offer a custom-style gift for your loved ones. We also have a completely custom flower design service, but you will need to book an appointment to take advantage of this exclusive service. Our summer flower collection is filled with colorful and bright bouquets that add cheer and love for your recipients. We have wrapped bouquets that allow your recipient to use their own vase or you can send an arrangement that comes in one of our stunning keepsake containers.  Our Bloom Gal subscription service for flowers is a gift that keeps on giving. Your family members can enjoy a regular arrangement for however many months you designate. Our Finger Lakes flower and gift shops have many gift ideas for these special family-themed days throughout July besides flowers: All your family members will enjoy our edible treats, which include cakes and cupcakes from our local Finger Lakes bakery partner. Other delicious items include our fresh fruit baskets and gourmet food baskets, which include many locally produced food items. Your parents, aunt and uncle, and father-in-law may also enjoy a plant gift, including green plants, garden baskets and containers, succulents, blooming plants, and orchids and other exotic plants. These are long-lasting, easy-to-care-for [...]

By |2021-07-19T21:32:39+00:00July 19th, 2021|Gifts|0 Comments

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