Visit with the incredible Floral Designers at Rockcastle Florist to find the best flower arrangements for Boss’s Day

Rockcastle Florist There are numerous fortunate individuals that have a great boss they respect and appreciate.  One special way to express sincere gratitude this Boss's Day is to send a flower arrangement from Rockcastle Florist!  People recognize that talented leaders are the ones that encourage us to be at our best while continually helping us feel motivated and positive about our accomplishments and contributions.  Rockcastle Florist has the fresh, caring and meaningful floral creations to reflect just how much respect and appreciation you have for your boss. The concept of "National Boss's Day" was introduced  to the United States Chamber of Commerce in 1958. The considerate woman who introduced the concept was working for her father as a secretary at a State Farm Insurance Company in Illinois. In her observation, it did not seem clear to younger workers that their supervisors were dedicated, committed and hard working individuals. She felt their dedication needed to be realized and appreciated. While it used to be common place to simply give your boss or supervisor a thank you card, today it is appropriate in most offices to give he or she a gift. Typical gifts are candy and chocolates. In many cases employees pool their money to buy even bigger gifts. Do you have a special boss that you would like to give a special floral gift to? We have just what you need at Rockcastle Florist! In addition to beautiful flower arrangements and bouquets from Rockcastle Florist, below are a few additional great ideas to make your boss feel special. Give your boss a positive shout out using social media. If your boss enjoys outdoor activities, perhaps arrange for her or him to take the day off and play a round of golf. Most people in the office enjoy potluck events. You [...]

Rockcastle Florist is prepared to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month with our sensational fresh flower arrangements

Rockcastle Florist October is recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is a perfect time to reflect on the many patients battling this cancer. Multiple studies have reflected, in staggering statistics,  the impact of Breast Cancer. These important studies indicate that Breast Cancer claims the lives of approximately 42,000 women each year with 255,000 being diagnosed in the United States. This awful cancer does not discriminate and is also diagnosed in approximately 1% of the male population. Rockcastle Florist strategically employs some of the top Floral Designers in the floral industry.  Our talented and professional designers always carefully consider every detail while creating thoughtful and meaningful flower arrangements. If you have a loved one or friend suffering from Breast Cancer, October is a wonderful month to show respect and kindness by giving them a loving flower arrangement from Rockcastle Florist. When you send high quality Rockcastle Florist bouquets or arrangements, it is always a very appreciated gesture. Below are some additional ways to help promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Proudly wear a pink ribbon everyday during October. And give pink ribbons to others to wear. There are some women that like to bedazzle bras they have collected and auction them off at a fundraising event. You can always invite family and friends to a fashion show you organized. All pink clothing and outrageous hats and accessories. Share facts about Breast Cancer during the event. Have a contest featuring Pink Pumpkins asking people to drop money in a collection jar next to their favorite pumpkin. If acceptable with your office policy, perhaps organize a lunch and learn with a guest speaker to talk about early detection, preventative measures and recovery etc. Walks and runs are always popular. Create some spirit within you office comrades. Perhaps just share educational facts from expert organizations [...]

Celebrating Floral Artistry on Floral Design Day

Arranging flowers is an artistic skill that requires training, artistic flair, creativity, and a human touch. It's quite a skill to be able to put flowers together in a certain way and combination to express a feeling, create a mood, or add ambiance at a special event. But, that's exactly what floral designers do and have done for centuries. In 1995, an official special occasion day was created to draw awareness to floral design. Known as Floral Design Day, it is celebrated every February 28th. It offers a way to celebrate the natural beauty of flowers and greenery as well as recognize the talent of floral designers. We have the most experienced floral designers in the Finger Lakes area. Our floral collections highlight their talent at work and showcase their ability to create floral designs for all types of occasions (birthdays, anniversaries, graduation, funerals, and more) and across many styles, sizes, colors, and prices. This includes those floral designs in our bestsellers collection. It also includes our Bloom Gal service of beautiful and stunning floral designs that also illustrate what our floral designers can do not to mention our wedding flower designs, which have added to the good memories from many big days. Besides buying and enjoying flowers from our Rochester flower shop or other locations, you can also celebrate Floral Design Day in other ways. This includes sending a message to our floral design team or taking a flower design/arrangement class online or in-person to experience what goes into creating this artwork.  You can also add or plant flowers around your home or participate in a community garden. In doing so, you are adding back to nature for everything that it gives us. It also creates beauty around your home and the community. If you are artistic in other [...]

By |2021-02-21T22:03:46+00:00February 25th, 2021|Floral Design|0 Comments

Introducing Bloom Gal!

We are excited to introduce you to our latest endeavor: BloomGal! While we have been voted the best flower shop in Rochester, New York and serve the entire Finger Lakes area, we are always looking to make improvements and offer our customers even more when it comes to variety, value, and service. Here's how BloomGal got started. BloomGal was the idea of Wendy Jones Rockcastle, co-owner of Rockcastle Florist. With the help of her daughter, Mary Ethel Rockcastle, BloomGal was born. It was based on the idea of creating a floral subscription service that was accessible to more people. It seemed like a good idea to launch during COVID-19 with everyone stuck at home and the need to bring more natural beauty and color to all. Besides selling a floral subscription service, however, BloomGal has another higher purpose, which is to encourage others to nominate a BloomGal. In doing so, you are helping to highlight women in the community who inspire us. Each woman nominated will get highlighted in upcoming blog posts. We'd love to hear from you! Now, back to the floral subscription service. You can choose from weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, and seasonally for your bouquets. Our subscription bouquets are hand-crafted by a trained floral designer who uses the freshest seasonal flowers available. Every bouquet is different! Add-ons include a vase and shirt. Contactless delivery is free for our floral subscription service.  Currently, the service is only available within the Rochester and Canandaigua area. We are hoping to expand the service area in the near future. We also cannot accept orders for same-day delivery for the floral subscriptions.  If you chose today’s date in the date selection when placing your order, then your flowers will be delivered the next applicable day. For example, if you place an order for Monday delivery on Monday, your [...]

By |2021-01-09T17:42:58+00:00January 4th, 2021|Floral Design|0 Comments

Best-Selling Floral Designs Reflect the Hottest Trends in Floral Design For Rochester

Our bestselling flowers reflect the favorites of our local customers here, in and around the Rochester area. These preferred floral designs also highlight some of the larger hot floral trends in design and presentation for flowers as art. Let's look at some of today's floral trends. Unique Containers The floral design is not just about the flowers, accents, and colors. The container becomes part of the overall effect. More customers enjoy the value of receiving a stunning keepsake container that they can use for more flowers or just display like art in their homes. For example, some of our best-sellers have art glass containers or those that looked like stained glass. One of our personal favorites is the Pretty Teatime Bouquet, which comes in a keepsake teacup with saucer. The teacup is filled with yellow spray roses, miniature white carnations, blue delphinium, seeded eucalyptus, and spiral eucalyptus.  Botanical Feel There is more mixing of plants and flowers together to provide a naturalistic setting. This includes adding succulents to floral displays as well as using more flowering plants to add color to arrangements. Whimsy Sweet, charming, and petite bouquets offer a sweet message to feature in your home or office as well as serve as a special gift for  loved ones. For example, the Edwardian Charm Bouquet is a small floral display with blush-colored flowers like orchids, roses, and hydrangea. The vase is wrapped with a lace accent. Similarly, our Coral Charm Bouquet shows that even small bouquets add a big feel to a room. This bold and colorful arrangement comes in a a brightly colored glass cylinder vase with cork wrap along with coral gerbera daisies, pink hydrangea, orange roses, and peach spray roses. Orders and Deliveries We are accepting online orders or orders placed by phone. We also offer same [...]

By |2020-06-05T20:56:03+00:00June 5th, 2020|Floral Design|0 Comments

Celebrate Floral Design Day with Our Bestselling Flower Collection

February 28th is officially known as Floral Design Day across the country. It's a day where florists celebrate artistry and recognize their talented floral designers for creativity and the ingenuity to create floral masterpieces that match what customers are looking for as decor, gifts, events, and weddings. And, it's no different for us here at our Rochester flower shop where we celebrate the talent of our floral design team every day. To give you some examples, here are some floral designs that customers love, which has led to these flower arrangements being featured in our bestseller collection: Beautiful in Blue - A Best Seller This serene floral design combines blue and white flowers to create a special arrangement that is ideal to provide consolation to a loved one who has experienced loss. Excellent Day In Rochester This flower arrangement offers a bright and cheerful design that makes it a great choice for a birthday or other celebration as well as a "just because" gift. The floral design includes sunflowers, lilies, and roses. Burlap Chic Bouquet Filled with sunflowers as well as orange and yellow roses, this rustic floral design comes in a cylindrical vase that has been wrapped with burlap. It's a great decor piece or a special gift for a friend.  Chosen Spot Sunset Named after our beautiful Canandaigua Lake region, this floral design showcases coral gerbera daisies, orange spray roses, and hot pink ranunculus in a keepsake glass cube.  Plants Count, Too However, it's not just flowers that get recognized as a natural way to express creativity. Green and blooming plants can also be styled to create a stunning masterpiece like these two bestsellers: Succulent Garden 12 This large succulent garden offers color and texture as well as a garden that is very low maintenance. Classic Cactus Garden Deluxe [...]

By |2019-02-25T18:04:40+00:00February 25th, 2019|Floral Design|0 Comments

Floral Design Day Celebrates Artistic Expression

Every February 28th has been designated as Floral Design Day. It's a day to recognize floral artistry and design as well as promote floral design education. Floral designers have a unique job of capturing certain emotions and enhancing special occasions and events with natural beauty. They become part of so many people's holiday memories and even bigger events like weddings. Floral designers even help make birthdays, births, anniversaries, dances, and graduations more special with floral decor. And, we believe that we have the best floral designers in town. The awards, accolades, and reviews we receive also prove that. We appreciate everything they do for our flower shops and our customers. Here are some of the best-selling floral designs created by our talented floral artists that illustrate their incredible talent: Highland Park Sunset This popular floral design features hot pink roses, green cymbidium blooms, orange mini roses, and succulent cuts.  These are presented in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. Beautiful in Blue  In this stunning floral arrangement, you'll find a combination of premium and garden flowers in shades of blue and white along with seasonal greenery. It's sublime and elegant. Excellent Day In Rochester This flower arrangement is full of color and cheer, making it perfect for a celebration or as a gift for someone who needs a smile.  It contains sunflowers, lilies, and roses in a glass vase. Blooming Spring Bouquet Spring is one the way so here is one of our most popular spring flower arrangements. It offers roses, lilies, and stock in shades of lavender, white, and pink. The ceramic vase is sage and cream with a pearlized glaze and embossed flower details. Garden Silk Bouquet Our floral design team also makes lasting silk flowers arrangements like this one. It's a garden style design with silk dahlias and ranunculus combined with silk ivy and eucalyptus. Come [...]

By |2018-02-28T22:55:35+00:00February 28th, 2018|Floral Design|0 Comments

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