This National Make a Difference Day, find the freshest flower arrangements at Rockcastle Florist to help usher excitement for the cause

Rockcastle Florist The USA Weekend Magazine introduced the idea of National Make a Difference Day in 1992,. This day has been embraced and grown in popularity as people realize the value and need to get involved for the betterment of others. It is also the perfect occasion to send gorgeous flowers and from Rockcastle Florist.   The gift of flowers can be that spark of enthusiasm to get someone excited about helping to make their community a better place. This is the mission of Make a Difference Day. People come together to volunteer for wonderful activities that will improve their community and the world at large. Each year, the fourth Saturday of October has been officially designated as National Make a Difference Day. Creating a special day to make a difference for to betterment of the world is a worthy cause. There are so many people in our communities and around the world that could use the help of those willing to volunteer. As people contemplate their actions to be involved in Make a Difference Day, here are some key things to keep in mind. Be an inspiration to others to join in the volunteering movement for betterment. Be sure to share all volunteering efforts with friends and colleagues to inspire others to get involved. Taking care of others and the environment will help us all. There is a wide array of actions one can take for the betterment of society. Be open minded and know that any action to help society is a good action. Embrace this day as it is a time of being united with people that share the same desire to volunteer for good. If in a corporate setting, employees can rally together and start planning well in advance of the actual volunteering event. Our extremely talented [...]

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 [...]

The Third Week of September Celebrates Indoor Plants and Fall Flowers

The third week of September is officially National Indoor Plant Week. It's also when Fall starts, which officially begins on September 22nd. Our Rochester flower shop is ready to celebrate both events with green plants and a new fall flower collection. Here are some of the highlights: Amazing Arboricola Also known as the umbrella plant because it has arching leafy branches, this indoor plant offers easy maintenance and beautiful green leaves the whole year round. Stately Croton The croton is an elegant green plant with leaves that feature red and orange accents. Delightful Dieffenbachia This is a leafy indoor plant with large leaves that offers low maintenance.  Now, there is the fall flower collection, which adds more color and accents to the decor and gift giving. Here are just a few of the beautiful bouquets we have: Autumnal Artistry This bouquet captures the beauty of fall with bold colors and seasonal accents. Autumn Expression This floral display captures the heart of fall in a cube vase with flowers and seasonal greenery in fall hues. Burst of Autumn Autumn shades of orange and yellow are highlighted in this mixed bouquet that also features oak leaves. The clear glass vase is tied with a satin ribbon. We have so much more to see for autumn and as part of indoor plant collection at our Rochester flower shop so pleae stop by. While you can place your order by phone or through our website, we'd love to meet you and work with you in-person on your fall decor and gifts.

By |2018-09-17T20:33:32+00:00September 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We Love Green and Blooming Plants!

April has been designated as Keep America Beautiful Month. This is a time to think about how we can do a better job with our environment and create sustainable communities that together show we take pride in our country. It may involve park clean-ups, community gardens, or recycling activities. This month also has some special environmental days that we can participate in by adding more plants to our lives as well as gifting others with these natural beauties. This includes International Plant Appreciation Day on April 13th and Earth Day on April 20th. Here are some ideas from our plant collection available in our flower shop and online through our website: Dish Garden Ceramic Planter - Large This colorful combination includes a vibrant container as well as bold flowering plants and green plant accents. Bright Blooming Garden This dish garden basket gives you a bowl or basket full of blooming flowers in a range of primary colors.  Succulent Garden Succulents are extremely low maintenance. They don't need much light or watering, which makes them perfect for a home or office. They also add color and texture that are appealing. Dish Garden Ceramic Planter - Premium This premium size dish garden gives you more of everything you love in our other size dish gardens. That means more green and blooming plants and an overflowing amount of seasonal accents. Lovely One Spathiphyllum Plant The spathiphyllum plant has stunning white flowers that offer a beautiful sight to enjoy for a long time. These are low maintenance blooming plants that add something special wherever you display them.  Call, visit, or go online to order your plants today!          

By |2018-04-11T20:02:54+00:00April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prom Season is Here! Time to Get Corsages and Boutonnieres

Prom season has arrived, which means it's time to look for dresses and tuxes for the biggest dance of the year and of high school. It also means prom flowers like a prom corsage and prom boutonniere. We are proud to offer a prom collection of flowers that match your style, color and flower preference, and budget. In fact, we have numerous collections within our prom flower collection that are themed to represent a different style that our customers love. There are so many individuals with their own style that this provides a way to find something that fits their taste. For example, we have the Bohemian collection as well as the Fairy Godmother collection, Glam collection, Preppy collection, Retro Hipster collection, and more. Each represents a style in the type of flowers and colors used as well as the type of corsage bracelet or wristband. While some have feathers, others have beads and rhinestones. Flowers include everything from orchids and lilies to carnations, roses, hydrangea and more. And, for every prom corsage floral design, we have a matching boutonniere. So, if the prom corsage features an orchid in blue, so does the prom boutonniere. That way, you and your date are perfectly coordinated for the special evening. Also, we have a custom floral design service that lets you create your own custom prom corsage and matching custom prom boutonniere. All you need to do is make an appointment with our floral design team and then bring in a fabric swatch or your dress. That way, our floral design team can make recommendations based on what they see. It's so much fun working together to create something magical for the special dance.   

By |2018-04-09T22:57:33+00:00April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Great Floral Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is nearly here so it's time to pick a gift that symbolizes your love and special relationship you share with someone else in your life. Flowers are so popular for Valentine's Day because they are a great way to express those feelings. And, this is why flowers continue to win year after year as the most popular Valentine's Day gift. Our Valentine's Day collection offers these beauties that you can select to express your own love and affection: Scarlet Luxe Bouquet This is a romantic red arrangement that features gerbera daisies and red roses along with green hydrangea in a keepsake ruby red glass vase. Polka Dot Passion Bouquet There's no better way to show your love than with something bright and cheery like this flower arrangement. It features pink polka dot ribbons as well as red roses and carnations in a ruby red cube vase. Violet Valentine Bouquet Valentine's Day doesn't always have to be about the color red. This one combines red with purple, including a dramatic floral mix of red carnations, lavender roses, and purple ornamental kale in a rustic wooden keepsake.  Swirling Desire Bouquet This Valentine's Day bouquet features our long-lasting, premium Ecuadorian roses, hot pink Oriental lilies, red gerbera daisies, and red carnations. There are also pitta negra and lemon leaf as floral accents, then nestle all these gorgeous blooms and accents into a Valentine's themed, designer vase. Love and Devotion - Long-Stemmed Red Roses This is simple, yet effective. It's two dozen Lon-stemmed red roses in a sparkling clear glass vase. My Girl Bouquet This unique Valentine's Day bouquet features hot pink ranunculus as well as flowering ornamental kale and romantic heather in a keepsake selfie vase. Order Now! Don't forget to order now to take advantage of any promotions plus get exactly what you want. We are very [...]

By |2018-01-28T22:23:52+00:00January 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating Good Neighbor Day in Rochester on September 28th!

National Good Neighbor Day was made official in 1978 by then-President Jimmy Carter. It is celebrated annually on September 28th. It's a great way to remember that our neighbors are there to help and for us to do the same in return. We look after each other and help where possible. Many times, our neighbors even become our friends. Despite the digital age, these face-to-face interactions are still very important and necessary to our lives. They are human bonds that also keep an area safe and looking their best. We take pride in our homes so it helps when everyone works together to maintain it. Whether it's a long-time neighbor or someone new to the area, make the most of Good Neighbor Day with a kind word, special note, or even a gift. In fact, we have some great gift ideas that you can drop off or have delivered from our Rochester flower shop: Autumn Grace This fall flower arrangement contains roses, lilies, and asters in a plum glass cube vase. These flowers are accented by purple chrysanthemums and seafoam statice. Autumn Romance Bouquet This bouquet features roses and warm autumn blooms arranged within a bronze mirrored glass cube. Garden Delights This colorful flower arrangement comes in a bamboo box. There is a mix of hot pink and lime green hues. You're A Gem Bouquet This sparkling floral bouquet offers roses and lilies in an exclusive violet couture vase. Dish Garden Ceramic Planter - Premium  This is a 14-inch ceramic planter with a wide range of green and flowering plants.  Fruit & Gourmet Basket Your neighbors will love this gift basket that's full of seasonal fruit and savory snacks, such as cheese, crackers, nuts, candy, and cookies. Order your Good Neighbor Day gifts today!

By |2017-09-29T01:10:47+00:00September 25th, 2017|Gifts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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