Join the “Smileback Rewards Loyalty Program” at Rockcastle Florist and shop for Father’s Day Floral Gifts

Rockcastle Florist This June 19th is the exciting and fun holiday of Father's Day. Time to spoil dear old dad.  Make sure you are gift ready by shopping with Rockcastle Florist for fresh and festive Father's Day Floral Gifts.  We have multiple varieties of flowers and plants that are popular for Father's Day. Flowers are a wonderful gift for dad. However, if you would prefer a Green or Flowering Plant, we offer an excellent selection designed just for Father's Day. In addition, benefit from our Smileback Rewards Loyalty Program! you will receive Reward Points when you shop with Rockcastle Florist. Father's Day Short History In 1915, a member of the Lions Club introduced the concept of Father's Day. The preference was for the day to occur on the third Sunday in June. The Lions Club International elected to give him the official designation as the "Originator of Father's Day" and he continued the quest to promote Father's Day as an official holiday. After receiving numerous requests for a special day to honor fathers, in 1916, President Wilson proclaimed a day should be recognized as a federal holiday. This was during a speech he gave in Spokane at a Father's Day celebration. However, when the concept reached Congress, it was denied. The majority of the members in Congress were concerned that it would become too commercialized, and the true meaning would be all about companies profiting. President Coolidge suggested a recognition for Father's Day in 1924. Then in 1957, a female Senator spoke out that Congress had been ignoring fathers for over 40 years and had only been honoring mothers. Then in 1966 the first proclamation of Father's Day was issued by President Lyndon B. Johnson. It was declared that the day to honor all fathers would be the third Sunday [...]

Celebrate Father’s Day on June 20th with Flowers, Plants, and Gifts

Father's Day is fast-approaching. Before you know it, Sunday, June 20th will be here and you will be spoiling Dad hopefully with a day out on the golf course, at his favorite restaurant, or at the movies. Now that things are opening up, you can even have a larger gathering to celebrate Dad this year! When it comes to Father's Day gifts, your favorite Finger Lakes florist is here to help, including our Rochester flower shop and website. Our Father's Day collection offers flowers, plants, garden arrangements, gift baskets, and more to show Dad just how much you appreciate him. If Dad likes retro vehicles, then we have the perfect gift for him. We have a choice of flowers or plants arranged in keepsake ceramic containers that look like classic cars, trucks, and RVs. These can be used again and again and look great in a home office or man cave. Of course, we have other types of flower arrangements for Dad or you can work with our floral designers in our Finger Lakes flower shops on a custom floral design for Father's Day.  Our other plants offer everything from a basket garden of green plants to a dish garden with green and blooming plants to be enjoyed for months and even years to come with very little maintenance. Additionally, we have many other Father's Day gifts in our Finger Lakes flower shops and through our website, including some delicious treats we now offer in partnership with local small businesses. This includes delicious cakes like our Peanut Butter Lover's Cake, which is ideal for the Dad that has a passion for peanut butter cups. Then, we have numerous types of gift baskets, many of which feature local items, including sweet and savory snacks. Our gift baskets for Father's Day come [...]

By |2021-06-13T17:19:31+00:00June 15th, 2021|Father's Day|Comments Off on Celebrate Father’s Day on June 20th with Flowers, Plants, and Gifts

Celebrate Father’s Day with Flowers, Plants, and Gifts from Rockcastle!

Father's Day is just over a week away on Sunday, June 21st. Are you ready to spoil Dad for the day? While you may not be able to do all the things you planned, you can adapt the celebration to ensure everyone stays safe and healthy. Plus, you can pile on the gifts to show Dad how much you appreciate him and what he has always done for you. Our Father's Day collection is packed with great ideas for all types of Dads and interests. From flowers and plants to keepsake containers and gift baskets, there is so much to choose from made for every budget. Nostalgia If your Dad loves cars, trucks, boats, and/or trailers, we've put together a range of keepsake ceramic containers that replicate some of the most nostalgic cars and trucks, including the Chevy and Ford pickup trucks and the Chevy Camaro. We also have a retro trailer and a boat container. Each of these can hold a beautiful floral display or a plant-focused design with succulents, blooming plants, and green plants. The choice is yours. Also, ask us to use one of these containers with a custom floral or plant design that you make with our floral design team. Long-Lasting Gifts Our selection of green and blooming plants as well as succulents give Dad something from you to enjoy for months to come. With just a little water and light, our fresh plant gifts are the gifts that keep on giving. With so many decorator containers, the plants will look great in Dad's office, study, or even man cave. Gift Baskets Tempt Dad with some yummy gift basket options. We have gourmet food options along with a basket stuffed with fresh seasonal fruit and gift baskets. Many products include local goodies from our small business [...]

By |2020-06-13T15:22:28+00:00June 13th, 2020|Father's Day|Comments Off on Celebrate Father’s Day with Flowers, Plants, and Gifts from Rockcastle!

It’s Time to Toast Dad This Father’s Day!

Sunday, June 16th is Father's Day. This is the day to let Dad know just how much he is loved and appreciated for everything that he does for you, any siblings you have, and the family. Our Rochester flower shop has a Father's Day gift collection to get your shopping done quickly: '67 Chevy Camaro Bouquet Dad is sure to love this '67 Chevy Camaro. It's a ceramic keepsake that's filled with a bouquet of miniature yellow gerberas, white alstroemeria, red miniature carnations, red Matsumoto asters, yellow button spray chrysanthemums, variegated pittosporum, and sword fern. Perfect Chevy Pickup Or, maybe Dad is more of a truck and plant guy. This ceramic keepsake Chevy truck has green echeveria plants, which are easy to care for.  Succulent Garden 12 Succulents make such a great gift for Father's Day because they are extremely low maintenance. Dad can display them in his office, man cave, or workshop. This garden of succulents offers a range of textures, sizes, and colors. Captain Carefree Bouquet This is a bright arrangement for Father's Day. There is a combination of colorful, fresh, and seasonal flowers delivered in a keepsake blue sailboat with a flag accent that says, "Dad." Tractor Planter Celebrate Dad on Father's Day with this unique keepsake tractor planter. We've filled the planter with a bright yellow kalanchoe flowering plant.  Fruit & Gourmet Basket This gourmet gift basket for Father's Day features a mix of seasonal fruit and snacks. This includes delicious food items like cheese, crackers, nuts, candy, and cookies all displayed in a basket. Place your order for Father's Day now for local and national delivery!

By |2019-07-06T15:23:42+00:00June 14th, 2019|Father's Day|Comments Off on It’s Time to Toast Dad This Father’s Day!

Celebrate Father’s Day with Succulents, Dish Gardens, Gift Baskets and More

Father's Day arrives on Sunday, June 17th so there is still time to order special gifts from our Rochester flower shop and garden center, including succulents, flowers and plants, dish gardens, gift baskets and more. Here are some gift ideas for Father's Day from our Father's Day collection: Classic Cactus Garden This classic cactus garden makes a great gift for Father's Day. It includes one tall cactus that is surrounded by shorter varieties of cactus in a ceramic container. Dad can put this on his work desk or in his den at home. Classic Cactus Garden Deluxe Go larger with this deluxe version of our classic cactus garden, which adds more varieties of cacti. Perfect Chevy Pickup If Dad is a Chevy lover, then he'll love this hand-painted ceramic Chevy truck container. This one is filled with green echeveria plants. Chevy Pickup Bouquet Or, you can get the same great ceramic Chevy truck except have it filled with a variety of flowers and greenery for Dad. Amazing Arboricola We have a wide range of green plant in our Rochester garden center. And, that includes the Arboricola, also known as the umbrella plant because of its arching leafy branches. It's a long-lasting Father's Day gift that Dad can enjoy at home or in his office.  Zen Artistry A green container holds an exotic palm leaf, purple orchids, and a mix of tropical flowers. It's a very artistic floral display that is sure to please Dad. Grande Gourmet Fruit Basket Another idea for Father's Day is our range of gourmet gift baskets. This one is one of our largest with fresh seasonal fruit, biscuits, savory treats, tea and a teapot and many other items. Call now or place your order through our website today!  

By |2018-06-09T21:09:46+00:00June 14th, 2018|Father's Day|Comments Off on Celebrate Father’s Day with Succulents, Dish Gardens, Gift Baskets and More

Father’s Day in Rochester

Sunday, June 18th is Father's Day so it's time to make Dad the center of attention. He will be sure to get spoiled today for all that he does for you and the family. That means special outings or just the chance to put his feet up. It also involves some great gifts. Our Father's Day collection was made for all types of Dads and all types of budgets. You'll find plants, flowers, and tasty treats to delight your father like these gift ideas: Cactus Garden Dad will love this ceramic garden that features a selection of succulents and cactus. It's low maintenance and looks great at home in his man cave or office or at work. Amazing Arboricola Also known as the umbrella plant because of its arching leafy branches, this is an amazing gift that also provides long-lasting enjoyment for Dad for years to come.  He'll be sure to think of you every time he sees it. Sunbeams And Smiles by Teleflora This stunning summer flower arrangement includes a variety of yellow blooms in a modern bamboo vase. It's sure to put a smile on Dad's face. '65 Ford Mustang Bouquet This Father's Day bouquet includes alstroemeria, carnations, and mums. It is hand-delivered in a '65 Ford Mustang convertible keepsake vase that has been hand-painted in classic poppy red. Grande Gourmet Fruit Basket Dad will be sure to enjoy this delicious Father's Day gift basket that has been filled with fresh fruit, biscuits, tea, and other goodies. Now, let's hope he shares it with you! You can order online through our website, call us, or visit our Rochester flower shop to order and pickup. We deliver locally and nationally for Father's Day so place your order today! You'll get the best selection, delivery time, and special pricing when you get [...]

By |2017-06-15T23:28:27+00:00June 15th, 2017|Father's Day|Comments Off on Father’s Day in Rochester
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