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Rockcastle Florist is a family owned & operated floral design firm. The owners, Keith and Wendy Rockcastle, are lifelong residents of Rochester. Both have family ties to the Canandaigua community as well. The Rockcastle’s love their customers. That is why every flower arrangement they create is backed by a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee. If you don’t absolutely love the arrangement we create for you, just contact one of our floral design centers. We will replace that arrangement with one of equal or greater value. Absolutely free of charge. People send flowers to celebrate life’s special occasions. In fact, flowers are one of the most popular occasion themed gifts. If you have one of life’s special moments coming up, we hope that you will choose Rockcastle Florist to help make that celebration one to be remembered. We employ an expert team of floral designers. They have years of experience and create luxurious, upscale floral designs. When you stop by one of floral design centers, we guarantee that a friendly, creative, highly skilled team member will be there to greet you. They will will make every effort to exceed your expectations.
Rockcastle Florist is your Finger Lakes flower and wedding specialist. The award winning wedding team at Rockcastle Florist creates gorgeous wedding flowers. Our custom designed bridal bouquets are simply stunning. The Rockcastle Florist wedding team has handled floral design for some of the most prestigious weddings that have been held in the Finger Lakes area. We have been in business since 1951. We have years of experience and have designed wedding flower packages for most of the top wedding venues in the Finger Lakes. When you come in for your Free Wedding Consultation, our wedding staff will listen to your vision for the wedding flower package of your dreams. We will take that vision and turn it into a reality.
We buy many of the flowers we sell direct from domestic and international flower farms. That ensures that our customers are getting the finest, freshest, highest quality flowers available. Buying direct offers huge advantages. There are cost savings when we avoid the middleman. Those savings can be passed along to our customers. Equally as important, we are able to reduce the time between when the flowers are cut at the farm and when they arrive in our flower shop. Fresher flowers equals longer vase life. Longer vase life means you get to enjoy your fresh flower arrangement a few days longer.
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Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist with Stunning Thanksgiving Decor As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We deliver throughout the Finger Lakes and across the country through our florist network. We're ready to celebrate with customers with both Thanksgiving and holiday collections of flowers, plants, holiday arrangements, and more. Here are some ideas for welcoming family and all of your special guests to your home this Thanksgiving: Plentiful Harvest Centerpiece This Fall table centerpiece adds a bright and warm look to your Thanksgiving table. It includes two orange taper candles that blend well with the orange spray roses, bronze mums, and other bold fall flowers in this modern and traditional centerpiece design. Autumn Sunbeams Centerpiece Another beautiful idea for a centerpiece is this keepsake oven-to-table hand glazed, sage bowl. The bowl is brimming over with yellow alstroemeria, peach miniature carnations, sunflowers, bronze cushion spray chrysanthemums, spiral eucalyptus, huckleberry, and brown transparent oak leaves. Copper Petals Bouquet Copper adds warmth to any room, making it perfect for this cozy fall holiday. A copper-plated cube vase features punched leaves. The cube is then filled with orange roses, peach miniature carnations, bronze daisy spray chrysanthemums, bronze button spray chrysanthemums, parvifolia eucalyptus, leatherleaf fern, and yellow preserved oak leaves. The copper cube vase can be used later on as a candleholder or container for fresh, dried, or silk flowers. Autumn Orchard Cornucopia Thanksgiving must include its symbol, the cornucopia. This makes an excellent centerpiece or addition to the Thanksgiving buffet table. We've filled a woven cornucopia basket with rust-red cymbidium orchids, orange crush roses, and golden aster. Modern Turkey Bouquet Celebrate Thanksgiving with this keepsake ceramic turkey container that will be the focal point of any table in your home. We've enhanced its fall feel with orange roses, fall mums, and golden aster. Ready to order? Call or visit or use our website to order today for Thanksgiving!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist Offers a Host of Delivery Options to Make Your Date As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts for all occasions. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We understand that there are so many occasions throughout the year that you want to remember for loved ones near and far. That's why we offer. wide range of delivery options that are designed to provide you with the best floral gift shopping experience possible. From birthdays, anniversaries, and graduations to new babies, new jobs, and new homes, there are many occasions to recognize throughout the year. Sometimes, there are even sad events like funerals, illnesses, and unexpected situations that call for a thoughtful gift of flowers. Whatever the reason, our Finger Lakes florist is here to serve. Because there are so many occasions and unexpected events, we have created numerous flower delivery options. Local Same-Day and Express Delivery There are those situations where you realize you missed a special occasion and need to act fast. We are here to help with same-day and express flower delivery service throughout the Finger Lakes. We aim to get all of our same-day deliveries to residences no later than 6:00pm each day. For businesses, our focus to complete flower deliveries by 5:00pm each day. Then, there are other situations where you need to get flowers to your recipients as quickly as possible. We are also one of the few flower shops in the Finger Lakes that offers four-hour express flower delivery service. Each express delivery is guaranteed for on-time arrival. Nationwide Same-Day Flower Delivery We also provide nationwide same-day flower delivery service thanks to our affiliate network of trusted florists across the country. You can order these national deliveries online, by phone, or in our Finger Lakes flower shop. Sympathy Flower Delivery Then, there are those special flower deliveries that are sad, but will mean so much to the recipient. Those are flower deliveries to funeral homes and cemeteries as well as churches and hospitals. These sympathy flower deliveries often have special requests like to a specific funeral event or a plot number in a cemetery. We understand these emotional times and are here to assist you and your loved ones through these occasions. Order Today! Now that you know all the delivery options, it's time to plan and order for your next occasion!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist with Stunning Thanksgiving Centerpieces and Bouquets As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes," we are your go-to source for holiday decorating and gifts, including the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Our floral design team creates imaginative works of floral art for our collections and for custom flower arrangements. We deliver throughout the Finger Lakes and across the country through our florist network. We're ready to celebrate with customers with both Thanksgiving and holiday collections of flowers, plants, holiday arrangements, and more. Centerpieces and Cornucopias The Thanksgiving table is the focal point of this fall family holiday. It serves as the gathering place for a meal that focuses on gratitude and appreciation for what we have and who we know. That's why it's the perfect spot for a special fall holiday flower display. The cornucopia is the symbol of Thanksgiving, representing the bountiful harvest and generosity of those we love. Whether you opt for fresh flowers and fruit or silk and faux fruit accents, the cornucopia in a wicker horn-shaped basket makes for a wonderful addition to a Thanksgiving meal. However, you can also create and use other centerpiece styles, including a traditional centerpiece with greenery in an oblong shape, which works well for a long table, many small centerpieces lining the entire length of the table, or a grand centerpiece in a compote or large pedestal bowl. Wreaths and Garlands Nothing is more welcoming than being greeted by a wreath as you arrive at a loved one's house for Thanksgiving. Once only seen at Christmas, more people are discovering the warm feeling of a fall wreath on their front door. Your fall wreath can feature real or silk fall leaves, fragrant fall accents, and small pumpkins and gourds. Continue this fall feeling inside with fall garlands for the stairs and fireplace mantel. You can also display a garland around door frames for even more festive decor. Pumpkins and More Ceramic pumpkins and turkeys are two more Thanksgiving symbols. We offer unique keepsake containers with these fall motifs that are filled with beautiful fall flowers and foliage. Use these on smaller tables, buffet tables, foyer tables, or other spots throughout your home to add more color and effect for Thanksgiving. Place your order for Thanksgiving today to ensure delivery for the holidays!
Rockcastle Florist Finger Lakes Florist That Delivers Floral Decor Ideas for Halloween As the "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes" we focus on continually offering the best floral designs, decor, and gifts for every occasion throughout the year. Our team loves being part of your celebrations, including parties, events, and weddings. Plus, we like helping you come up with new ways to decorate y0ur home for the holidays. This is the best time of year because we have Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and more to provide you with interesting decor, centerpieces, and more. First up is Halloween. Whether you are hosting a Halloween party for kids, adults, or everyone or you just want to decorate to enjoy the season and entertain trick-or-treaters, now is the time to get ready. Pumpkins The pumpkin is a symbol of the season and used often throughout Halloween. You can leave them as they are and perch them on your doorstep or balcony or you can turn them into something else. Of course, it's fun to make jack-o-lanterns, but you can also scoop out a pumpkin and use it as a container for a fall floral display. If you are short on time, you can also use a ceramic pumpkin from a craft store. They come in different colors, too, which adds more interest to your pumpkin display. Halloween Containers This year, we've added some fun containers to our Halloween collection that are ideal as centerpieces for your Halloween party tables. Mix them up because we offer different designs like a black cat, skeleton, and jack o'lantern. We fill these keepsake containers with beautiful flowers. Turn it into a game for your party by having a competition to win and take home these fun Halloween displays from each table. Please note these are for local delivery only. Three-Dimensional Fun Add interest to your floral designs with some three-dimensional Halloween accents that add interest and a touch of whimsey. For example, our Ghostly Gardens has leaves and ghosts that appear to hang in the air above a petite flower arrangement. It's a great way to add a little Halloween to your home or office or give it to someone else as a thoughtful gift. Custom Halloween Floral Designs No time to decorate? Don't forget that we can also create you anything you might want to make Halloween more festive!
Rockcastle Florist The Finger Lakes Florist with Great Gift Ideas That Make a Difference Rockcastle Florist offers bouquets, plants, and unique gifts for customers throughout the Finger Lakes area of New York through multiple flower shops. We've been voted "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes" on numerous occasions because we focus on delivering the best service, quality, variety, and value to our customers whether they need flowers or gifts for a special occasion, an event or wedding, or just to decorate their homes and offices. Make a Difference Day is October 26th and is a day where you can focus on making a positive impact on those around you whether they are friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, or acquaintances. You never know when someone is struggling or feeling sad, so a thoughtful gift on this special day might make a difference by cheering them up. Here are other ideas on how to use flowers, plants, and other gifts to make a difference: Gifts For Schools and Organizations Create and send gift baskets to schools, nonprofits, and other organizations that can use them for their members or students. Or, these could be used for raffle and auction events to raise money to do good. Flowers to Hospitals and Nursing Homes Find out who might be all alone in your community hospital or nursing home and then send them a small bouquet. You might also visit them and bring the floral gift with you. Housewarming or New Neighbors If someone has just recently moved into your neighborhood, think about welcoming them with a plant, dish garden, or gift basket so they know others in the community want to include them. An Apology Think about any long-standing feuds or issues you have that might be your fault where an apology may help make a difference in your relationship with another person. Bring them flowers and take that first step toward mending fences. There are so many ways you can make a difference each and every day. This October 26th, though, is a perfect time to kickoff doing more to help others throughout the year. We offer local and national delivery so you can make a difference anywhere at any time!
Rockcastle Florist The Finger Lakes Florist with Great Gift Ideas to Treat Your Boss Rockcastle Florist offers an incredible array of bouquets, plants, and unique gifts for customers throughout the Finger Lakes area of New York through multiple flower shops in the area. It's a true honor to be voted "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes" on numerous occasions. Our focus is on providing the best service, quality, variety, and value to our customers whether they need flowers or gifts for a special occasion, an event or wedding, or just to decorate their homes and offices. When you can't think of what would make the perfect gift, such as the upcoming Boss's Day on October 16th, we've got you covered. You may think that your boss has it all, but we have some unique gift ideas for bosses so you can show them just how creative and thoughtful you are. In return, you can also extend your appreciation for the opportunity to work with and learn from them as your boss. Our Boss's Day collection is a great place to start your boss gift shopping: Sunflowers Even if you don't think your boss is a flowers-type of person, no one can resist the cheerful look of sunflowers. This makes this fall flower an ideal gift idea for your boss. It adds brightness to their office. Gift Packages Another idea is to give your boss one of our arrangements that really is two gifts in one purchase. For example, the Be Happy Bouquet with Roses features a beautiful flower arrangement display in a keepsake ceramic happy face mug. Your boss will be sure to think of your thoughtful gesture every time they refill that mug with coffee or tea. Another gift package idea is our "Autumn Treats Combo." Your boss will Gert a ceramic pumpkin full of fall flowers like lillies, roses , cymbidium orchids, and fall foliage plus they will enjoy some pumpkin spice cupcakes made by Special T Bakery in Rochester. This particular gift is local delivery only. Plants and Gardens Plants and dish or basket gardens are another gift idea for your boss. They are long-lasting and easy to care for. Plus, it may be a way to make your boss smile every day when they think of your thoughtful gesture. This is a small sample of all the gift ideas we have waiting for you to give your boss! Order now for local and national delivery!
Rockcastle Florist The Finger Lakes Florist That Cares About Community 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 flower shop has been voted "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes" on numerous occasions. We focus on our customers and the communities we serve, getting involved in important issues and looking to raise awareness and funds, where necessary, to help as many as possible. October is Breast Cancer Awareness. During this month, we encourage everyone to Think Pink by participating in local awareness and fundraising events as well as sending and sharing pink flower arrangements that call attention to this curable disease. We've put together a Breast Cancer Awareness flower collection to help you decorate for events as well as give to those fighting and winning their breast cancer challenge. It's also a good way to remember loved ones who lost their fight. Here are some of our Think Pink bouquets: Pink Hope and Courage Embrace Breast Cancer Awareness Month with this bouquet designed specifically for the occasion. A pink cylinder vase holds pink roses and lilies along with greenery. Bubbling Over Bouquet This pink-themed bouquet includes pink roses, lavender alstroemeria, lavender carnations, purple daisy spray chrysanthemums, seeded eucalyptus and lemon leaf. This Think Pink bouquet arrives in our exclusive Bubbling Over Cylinder. Posh Pinks This compact, yet elegant floral display contains hot pink roses, pale pink lilies, and other seasonal flowers. She's Lovely This sweet pink basket arrangement of pink flowers and accents makes a nice. gift or even a centerpiece for your Breast Cancer Awareness event. Order today or contact us to create custom flower arrangements that help you and others THINK PINK during the month of October!
Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist in the Finger Lakes For Flower and Gift Selection 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 flower shop has been voted "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes" on numerous occasions. It's that time of year again for high school homecoming festivities, including homecoming football games and homecoming dances. Each year, new fashion trends appear and impact how we develop our corsage and boutonniere collection. Let's look at some of the fashion trends. First, the trend for girls is shorter, cocktail-style dresses as well as mid-length dresses. There is even a trend toward jumpsuits, but we're not sure if that's going to catch on! Non-matching handbags and shoes are also big in 2019. That means your shoes and handbag don't have to be the same color or even a similar style. For boys, a more casual look is in for homecoming 2019. That means a casual shirt and light trousers over a formal suit. Even gold and silver athletic shoes are popular for boys for this year's dance. With those homecoming trends in mind, we've tried to match the look with our homecoming flower collection: Boho Dreams Corsage This corsage features a unique floral arrangement of blue eryngium, orange roses, and pheasant feathers. Celebrity Style Corsage This is a luxurious corsage filled with orchids, roses, and hypericum. Call Me Darling Corsage This is a sweet corsage for homecoming with pale pink roses and alstroemeria. Succulent Corsage This on-trend homecoming corsage features a succulent along with ribbon and rhinestone accents. Custom Homecoming Flowers We have matching boutonnieres for all these corsages along with numerous other styles or the ability to create custom homecoming flowers. Order yours today and make homecoming a magical experience!
Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist in the Finger Lakes For Flower and Gift Selection 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 flower shop has been voted "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes" on numerous occasions. Fall has officially kicked off this week. That means it's time to change that decor in your home and office to reflect the fall season. And, we're here to help with fall floral decorating ideas that help you get in the mood for the changing weather, changing leaves, and changing temperatures. It's also the season for harvest, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Our Fall collection is now available and here are some products that help you transform your home or office for the fall season. Pumpkin Spice Bouquet Celebrate fall with a colorful ceramic pumpkin filled with lilies, roses, cymbidium orchids, and fall foliage. The bright orange pumpkin creates a cheerful look in any room. Vanilla Latte Pumpkin Bouquet Illustrating how color alone can change the look of decor, this is another ceramic pumpkin but it's painted white. Within it, you'll find white roses, spray roses, stock, and fall leaves. It creates an elegant look. Copper Petals Bouquet This standout fall bouquet offers copper tones that add warmth to any room, including the burgundy and burnt orange flowers along with greenery and fall leaves. The keepsake copper container makes a great fall decor piece after the flowers are gone. Campfire Classic Bouquet This floral design offers a rustic touch with gerbera daisies, golden aster, and bright orange roses. Sunny Day Pitcher of Joy A bright yellow pitcher adds color and interest to a room. The flowers include sunny sunflowers along with many colorful fall flowers and greenery. Standout Chic Bouquet This eye-catching floral design and container offer orange roses and blue eryngium in a frosted art glass vase. There are also spray roses, dark orange carnations, peach miniature carnations, seeded eucalyptus, and dusty miller. These are some beautiful ways to transform your house or office for the fall season. Order today!
Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist in the Finger Lakes For Flower and Gift Selection 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 flower shop has been voted "Best Florist in the Finger Lakes" on numerous occasions. One of the best occasions to celebrate is a birthday. Throughout September, you most likely have some special people celebrating their special day of birth. Let them know you are thinking of them on their day with a special festive gift of seasonal flowers from our flower shop. Here are some thoughtful birthday bouquets from our birthday flower collection: Renoir Still Life Bouquet Inspired by the French impressionist painter Auguste Renoir, this festive floral arrangement features blue hydrangea, lisianthus, and snapdragons. Serene Sea Glass Bouquet This stunning birthday bouquet is filled with white roses, blue hydrangea, and Queen Anne's lace, which are arranged in a sea glass cube vase. Kahlo's Spirit Bouquet Inspired by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo's work, this tropical birthday flower arrangement includes tropical leaves, sunflowers, calla lilies, and orange roses that are displayed a low-profile vase. Vanilla Birthday Cake We also have some delicious gifts your recipient can eat! Celebrate a special birthday with this vanilla buttercream cake. Please note that the local bakery we partner with for these delicious birthday gifts is not open on Mondays. If you want to have a cake delivered on a Monday please give us 48 hours notice. Birthday Party Package Vanilla Even better is to order one of these birthday cakes as part of a package where you can also send fresh flowers like orange gerbera daisies, green hydrangea, and purple stock. Order your birthday gifts from our Rochester flower shop or through our website today!