Visit Rockcastle Florist to Purchase Caring Memorial Day Flowers

Rockcastle Florist provides local same day and express flower delivery service to Farrell-Ryan funeral home A thoughtful and caring way to show your deep-felt gratitude this Memorial Day on Monday May 30th is to send patriotic and heartfelt Memorial Day Flowers from Rockcastle Florist.  This marvelous day of respect and tribute was officially designated as a federal holiday in 1971.  Before then, it was more commonly referred to as Decoration Day and started after the Civil War was over. Then people held many tributes to the heroic thousands of fallen American Soldiers that died in the Civil War. The tradition was to decorate graves with Memorial Day Flowers while also reciting prayers. In today's world, people attend or participate in parades and have family gatherings in addition to visiting memorials. There are many ways to reflect on our fallen heroes, including ceremonies, celebrations, and festive occasions that focus on patriotism and how much we value the freedom that we hold dear. These selfless warriors fought for us and now we must remember and honor them. Memorial Day celebrations and remembrances often feature memorable and patriotic flowers. They are a great way to reflect the beauty and love represented in remembering these heroes, many of which were our loved ones. The skilled floral designers at Rockcastle Florist will proudly assist you with select a caring, thoughtful and patriot flower arrangement or green plant to honor a special military hero and members of his or her family. Below are some of the very popular flowers to commemorate Memorial Day: Blue Delphinium -A blue delphinium flower represents dignity, grace, youth, new life, and remembrance. Blue is one of the few shades of this beautiful flower. White Lilies -White lilies symbolize majesty and immortality. Very appropriate as we pay tribute on Memorial Day. In [...]

Memorial Day Flowers and Plants for Special Events and Gifts

Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 28th. For some, it means a three or even four-day holiday while others see the end of school in their sights and the unofficial start to summer. Others think about those that gave their lives in service to our country and to us as citizens. They fought in battles and on the front lines to ensure our freedom and keep us safe from external threats. Still today, many have spent their entire careers in the armed forces. We thank those men and women, alive and dead. During Memorial Day, we focus on those that have past either in conflict or from old age. This year, we hope to see a return to some more in-person Memorial Day events like parades, graveside services, and other events here in the Finger Lakes. It's even an opportunity to host barbecues and block parties or gift those in our lives who have lost loved ones who once served in the military. Our Memorial Day collection offers patriotic flowers in bouquets, arrangements, and other unique floral displays. Mixing red, white, and blue flowers, these patriotic flower arrangements.  They come in all sizes and shapes as well as feature many favorite flowers like roses, carnations, lilies, hydrangea and more along with greenery and patriotic accents like ribbons and miniature American flags. Other options include scheduling an appointment to work with our floral designers on custom Memorial Day flowers for gifts, decor, flair for parade floats, and centerpieces for events. This includes wreaths and standing sprays. Call us today to get your custom patriotic flowers! For Memorial Day, we also offer green and blooming plants that also have similar patriotic options. Even patriotic balloon arrangements are available along with edible treats, which are perfect for a Memorial Day picnic or barbecue. [...]

By |2021-05-28T19:00:47+00:00May 28th, 2021|Memorial Day|Comments Off on Memorial Day Flowers and Plants for Special Events and Gifts

Honoring Patriots with Memorial Day Flowers and Wreaths

Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist In The Finger Lakes Memorial Day is Monday, May 27th. It's a day to honor and show respect for the soldiers we've lost in battle as well as those who spent their lives fighting for our freedom. The floral design team at Rockcastle Florist is busy creating some gorgeous floral designs, with patriotic themes. Take a look at some of those designs shown below. All were created with beautiful, farm fresh flowers. We purchase many of the flowers we sell direct from the flower farms. Buying from both domestic and international suppliers. When you buy direct, there are huge advantages. The cost of the flowers is less, because you eliminate the wholesalers mark up. We are able to pass those cost savings along to our customers. The flowers arrive fresher. Again, the time delays from when the farms cut the flowers to when we can design and deliver them to our customers are reduced. Fresher flowers equates directly to longer vase life for the recipients. Our Memorial Day collection offers something for every type of Memorial Day event -- from large events and graveside services to personal remembrances. America the Beautiful by Teleflora This patriotic flower arrangement for Memorial Day offers red, white, and blue flowers as well as flag accents to show honor to those who have fought for this country. Beautiful in Blue - A Best Seller In this floral arrangement, the color blue is highlighted along with white to show peace, purity of intent, and calmness that comes from celebrating the life of those we love. Patriotic Posie Bouquet This special floral design provides patriotic colors, flag accents, stars and stripes, and greenery to celebrate life, liberty, honor, and respect for those who have served in our armed forces. Sacred Duty Spray We [...]

By |2019-06-02T09:19:55+00:00May 25th, 2019|Memorial Day|Comments Off on Honoring Patriots with Memorial Day Flowers and Wreaths

Celebrate Memorial Day in Rochester with Flowers and Wreaths

Memorial Day is Monday, May 28th. This is an excellent time to remember all those who fought so hard so we could have freedom and security, going as far as to lose their lives during countless wars, conflicts, and battles. Throughout the weekend leading up to Memorial Day, there are many parades, events, and ceremonies that recognize their courage. Also, many of you most likely will hold your own private ceremonies at gravesites, remembering those soldiers who you have loved and lost. At our Rochester flower shop, we have a wide selection of patriotic flowers, bouquets, and wreaths to choose from like these: Sacred Duty Spray This patriotic free-standing spray offers a mix of red, white, and blue flowers along with patriotic ribbon and greenery. With Distinction There is a combination of patriotic red, white and blue flowers in a ceramic container. This is ideal for an event or to send to a loved one who is remembering their own loss this Memorial Day. America the Beautiful by Teleflora This patriotic arrangement offers a beautiful way to honor the courage and character of our fallen soldiers. American Pride Celebrate Memorial Day with this floral display of roses, blue delphinium, white daisies, and blue thistle in a keepsake vintage American flag container.

By |2018-05-26T23:02:59+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Memorial Day|Comments Off on Celebrate Memorial Day in Rochester with Flowers and Wreaths

Memorial Day in Rochester

Memorial Day, which was referred to as Decoration Day because it was a day on which the graves of fallen soldiers were decorated, was established after the Civil War as a way to honor those who died during that war. Now, it has become a day of remembrance of all who have died in this country's service. Rochester Memorial Day Parade and Events In the Rochester area, there are a number of events over the Memorial Day weekend to get involved in: On Saturday, May 27th, 2017, there will be the Village of Brockport's Memorial Day Remembrance and Celebration at the Brockport Area Vets Club while the East Rochester Memorial Day Parade starts at 10:30 am. On Monday, May 29th, 2017, in Rochester at 10:30 am, the parade forms at Alexander and East Avenue, proceeds along East Avenue to Main Street, and then west on Main Street to North Plymouth Avenue. The Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally at Letchworth Park will be held May 26-29, 2017. Hot-air balloon flights will be presented by Balloons Over Letchworth. Six scheduled flights of 30 balloons are planned at Archery Field near Castile Entrance at the Letchworth State Park, Castile. It’s free with the park's $8 per-car entry fee. Flowers and Wreaths for Memorial Day You may also want to do your own graveside service on Memorial Day for a lost loved one. We have many types of wreaths and sympathy flowers that offer a patriotic message like these from our sympathy collection: Lily and Rose Tribute Spray This wreath has white lilies and dendrobium orchids mixed with red roses. It comes in three sizes Sacred Duty Spray This free-standing spray has patriotic colors in a range of flower choices. This one also comes in three sizes. Magnificent Life Spray This spray includes a [...]

By |2017-05-17T23:12:16+00:00May 25th, 2017|Memorial Day|Comments Off on Memorial Day in Rochester
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