Send Flowers on International Friendship Day!

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. To celebrate International Friendship Day on July 30th, start with our "Just Because" collection is an ideal place to start offered in our Rochester flower shop and Canandaigua florist location as well as through our website. Here are some examples that you can gift your friends: Rebel Heart Bouquet Show your dear friends some love with this stunning bouquet. The floral design includes pink hydrangea, pink gerbera daisies, two-toned orange roses, and hot pink ranunculus in a unique glass vase.   Starry Nights Bouquet Inspired by Van Gogh's timeless painting, this incredible flower arrangement combines blue delphinium, bright yellow roses, yellow mums, and blue hydrangea. It's a feast for the eyes and a thoughtful gift for a special friend. View From High Falls Bouquet Brighten your friend's day with this gorgeous floral display that showcases lavender roses, green cymbidium orchids, and spiral eucalyptus. Your friend is sure to smile. Ontario Beach Bouquet Celebrate your friendship with this glass cube vase full of cymbidium orchids, hot pink gerbera daisies, peach roses, and green hydrangeas. Of course, we also have green plants, flowering plants, garden baskets, gift baskets, and other special gifts to celebrate International Friendship Day. Come check these out and order today!    

By |2019-07-27T16:18:39+00:00July 27th, 2019|Friendship|0 Comments

Check Out Our Best-Selling Flower Arrangements For Your Gift-Giving Needs

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 bestsellers collection is an ideal place to start if you are not sure what to get as a gift for that special occasion or upcoming celebration. These are the most popular flower arrangements and most-ordered bouquets that we offer in our Rochester flower shop and Canandaigua florist location. Here are some examples of the flower arrangements our customers love the most: Summer in the City This floral design offers sunflowers, orange roses, blue hydrangea, and curly willow in a crystal bubble bowl. Love Letters Bouquet Enjoy this floral arrangement overflowing with pink spray roses, white daisies, green hydrangea, and bells of Ireland in the shape of a heart. View From High Falls Bouquet This best-selling floral design showcases lavender roses, green cymbidium orchids, and spiral eucalyptus. Coral Charm Bouquet This unique floral display features coral gerbera daisies, pink hydrangea, orange roses, and peach spray roses in a glass cylinder vase with a cork wrap. Rebel Heart Bouquet A unique glass vase holds pink hydrangea and pink gerbera daisies, two-toned orange roses, and hot pink ranunculus. This is just a few of the many bestsellers we have available in our flower shops or through our website ready for you to place your order!

By |2019-07-20T20:47:43+00:00July 20th, 2019|Bestsellers|0 Comments

Celebrating Admins and Virtual Admins in Rochester

Rockcastle Florist Voted Best Florist In Rochester New York Administrative professionals week is right around the corner. Some of the hardest working folks at your firm are your secretaries and admin folks. These people often toil in anonymity, but, contribute in a huge way to the success of the companies they work form. This is the time of year when we have the opportunity to celebrate the tremendous contributions. Have you purchase a gift for your admin, admin team, or virtual admin yet? If not, we encourage you to visit our website and look at all the great flowers, plants and occasion themed gifts we have available. Administrative Professionals Week is April 22nd through April 26th along with Administrative Professionals Day on April 24th. Our Rochester flower shop has a collection of thoughtful gifts for your admins like these: Bubbling Over Bouquet This gift for an admin offers a stunning bouquet that includes pink roses and lavender flowers like carnations, alstroemeria, and chrysanthemums that are displayed in a bubble-textured pink glass vase with a metallic finish. There are also seeded eucalyptus and lemon leaf. Burlap Chic Bouquet Burlap Chic Bouquet is an exclusive floral design that has sunflowers, orange roses, yellow roses, and a mix of seasonal flowers and greenery. These are arranged in a cylindrical vase with a burlap wrap.  Highland Park Sunset Give your admin this gorgeous flower arrangement made of hot pink roses, green cymbidium orchids, orange mini roses, and succulent cuts.  These are all arranged in a leaf-lined glass cylinder. Spring Has Sprung Mixed Basket Your admin will enjoy displaying this garden basket on their desk or a table for years to come with just minimal maintenance. The round wicker basket has a purple African violet, yellow begonia, pink kalanchoe, and white hypoestes. Gourmet Basket This gift basket [...]

By |2019-06-02T09:55:32+00:00April 14th, 2019|Administrative Professionals Week|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

Celebrating October Events and Special Days

October is filled with special days besides just Halloween. These include Bosses Day on October 16th, the Sweetest Day on October 20th, and Mother-in-Law Day on October 28th. Our Rochester flower shop and website have some beautiful ideas of how to make these October special days memorable for those you appreciate and/or love in your life: Heirloom Crock Bouquet A hand-glazed stoneware crock is a wonderful keepsake from this fall bouquet of warm autumn flowers, greenery, and accents. Burlap Chic Bouquet The Burlap Chic Bouquet is one of our newest floral designs. It features sunflowers, orange roses, yellow roses, and other seasonal favorites. The flowers and fall accents are displayed in a cylindrical vase that has a burlap wrap. Be Happy Bouquet with Roses! A keepsake happy face ceramic mug is filled with beautiful seasonal flowers, including roses and other premium blooms. It's a cheerful gift bound to make the recipient break into a large smile. Succulent Garden 10 This special dish garden includes an array of succulent plants and one blooming plant. Your boss or loved one will appreciate this gift that is perfect for the office or home. Dish Garden Basket - Large This is another dish garden option that comes in a basket and focuses on an array of green and blooming plants that are long-lasting and easy to care for. Imperial Purple Orchid A lavender phalaenopsis orchid makes for a beautiful gift. This one comes in a real bamboo cube. This is also a blooming plant that is easy to take care of and can last a long time. Luxury Garden Silk Bouquet And, for the boss, friend, or family member who may lack a green thumb, we also offer silk arrangements that last forever. This garden design silk arrangement features silk dahlias, ranunculus, ivy, and eucalyptus. Order [...]

By |2018-10-16T21:15:16+00:00October 13th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

Try Our Floral Design Hands-On Workshop and Certification

Be sure to check out our Floral Design Hands-On Workshop & Certification. These are held throughout October on Tuesdays from October9th through October 23rd at the Rockcastle Florist Design Center. The address is 175 Norman Street, Rochester, NY 14613. This class is a great way to explore your potential dreams of becoming a professional floral designer to see if it's for you. Of course, it's also a great way to improve your skills to make arrangements at home. The floral design workshop was curated and created by Wendy Rockcastle and includes three classes that will cover all the basics of floral design. Wendy is the co-owner and creative director of Rockcastle Florist and has over 25 years of experience with creating floral masterpieces for weddings, events, and gift-giving. She has also served on the Teleflora Education Board and blogged for the Democrat and Chronicle as a local expert. Mary Rockcastle, Wendy's daughter, will be assisting in the classes. She is a new addition to the family-owned business and is a recent graduate from the number one design school in the country. The first class is Tuesday, October 9th from 6:30-8:30pm. It's called Get to Know Your Tools. In the first class, students will become familiar with the tools and techniques used to create a specific floral design. Students get to take home a low-profile floral design made in class. The next class will be held on Tuesday, October 16th from 6:30-8:30pm. It's called Designing in Vases and Foam Vases. Students will learn the dual nature of two design techniques and practice designing in both containers. The last class will be scheduled for Tuesday, October 23rd from 6:30-8:30pm. It's called That’s a Wrap: Loose Cut Bouquets. There are several different styles of loose cut flower wraps so students will learn the basics behind designing [...]

By |2018-10-06T22:41:35+00:00October 6th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is dedicated to making everyone more aware of breast cancer, including the need for regular exams for early detection, the ability of research to keep working on a cure, and the importance of supporting those fighting for their lives. Events are being held all over the country as well to keep that awareness going. Our Rochester flower shop offers beautiful pink bouquets and flower arrangements for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's time to think pink and bring awareness to this important cause. Here are some of our beautiful pink floral designs from our Rochester flower shop for special gifts or Breast Cancer Awareness events: Passionate Pink Garden Arrangement A large urn holds pink peonies, roses, lilies, and asters, creating a large think pink statement. Rose Rapture This stunning display includes roses and spray roses in shades of lavender, pink, and light pink.   Red and Pink Roses Pink and red Ecuadorian roses are combined with fresh greenery to create a loving display for your recipient. Pink Potpourri Bouquet with Roses A keepsake container holds a beautiful bouquet of roses and pink flowers. Heavenly Heights Bouquet This basket arrangement overflows with pink flowers. It's a great way to show you care or makes an ideal centerpiece for a Think Pink event. Glorious Day A couture vase holds a mix of pink and yellow flowers, making this a great gift for a dear friend who is fighting breast cancer or to celebrate defeating it.  Sweet Sincerity A white basket is filled with pink blooms, making it a great centerpiece or gift. Pink Me Up A wide array of pink flowers are sure to bring love and encouragement to your recipient. Love That Pink Bouquet with Roses A silver cube holds a combination of pink and red roses, sending love and support [...]

By |2018-10-02T19:24:00+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Cancer Awareness|0 Comments

National Good Neighbor Day is September 28th

In just a few days, there is a special day dedicated to your neighbors. Like our family, we can't necessarily pick our neighbors but we can find a way to get on with them and even help each other out to build a safer community for all. Whether you are new to the neighborhood or looking to help someone on the street who may live alone, this is the perfect day to take that next step and do something for others. And, to open the door to your neighbors, here are some small gift ideas from our flower shop: Autumn Grace Our fall collection of flowers has arrived. This beauty includes roses, lilies, and asters in a plum glass cube vase. There are also purple chrysanthemums and seafoam statice in this autumn bouquet. Sending Joy An array of fall colors is sure to make your neighbor smile at such a thoughtful gesture. Golden Harvest Bouquet This other special fall bouquet includes seasonal golden aster, sunflowers, and seeded eucalyptus in a keepsake amber vase. Good Luck Bamboo One of the best gifts is this bamboo plant, which is thought to bring wealth, prosperity, and good fortune. It arrives in a natural bamboo cube to send the best to your neighbor. Imperial Purple Orchid This elegant gift offers a low-maintenance, long-lasting lavender phalaenopsis orchid comes in a natural bamboo cube vase. Gourmet Basket Deluxe Our gift baskets also make a great gift for neighbors. There are many sizes to choose from with all types of snacks, such as cheese, crackers, cookies, nuts, and candy. Be sure to place your order today!  

By |2018-09-24T19:13:57+00:00September 24th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

It’s Grandparents Day on September 9th

How will you celebrate National Grandparents Day on September 9th? Will you take them out for the day, send them a gift, or call them? Maybe you'll share the day with them in a few ways so they know just how much you treasure them. Often, older people tend to get lonely so this is a good time to reach out and let them know they are loved. Here are some gift ideas for Grandparents Day from our Rochester flower shop or website: Maple Leaf Charming Bouquet As part of our fall flower collection, this bouquet features gerbera daisies, wild golden aster, and bright orange roses. The keepsake vase has ornamental maple leaves. Autumn Grace Roses, lilies, and asters in gemstone colors are displayed in a plum glass cube vase. Plus, there are purple chrysanthemums and seafoam statice featured in this dramatic bouquet. Give Thanks Bouquet Send seasonal fall flowers like those featured in this arrangement.  It includes golden aster, sunflowers, and seeded eucalyptus in an amber vase. Park Avenue Petals This cheerful flower arrangement includes lavender daisies and white spray roses in a lavender keepsake cube that's been tied with a purple polka-dot ribbon. Meet Me in Provence Named after a region in the south of France, this stunning bouquet offers bright colors and numerous textures. Sunshine in the South Wedge This is also a bright bouquet with white daisies and yellow spray roses arranged in a green keepsake cube that has been wrapped with a yellow polka-dot ribbon. Dish Garden Ceramic Planter - Premium This 14-inch ceramic planter is our largest dish garden with a mix of green and blooming plants. There are also smaller sizes to choose from. Succulent Garden 12 Succulents are extremely low maintenance, which makes them a great gift for your grandparents because they don't [...]

By |2018-09-09T22:23:12+00:00September 7th, 2018|Grandparents' Day|0 Comments

Celebrate September Birthdays with a Gift From Our Birthday Flower Collection

Every month is sure to have some cause for celebration, and September is no different. Perhaps you have some birthdays coming up for friends and family and are not sure what to get. That's where we can help with our birthday flower collection, which offers many beautiful ways to send your love and celebratory birthday wishes. Here are some birthday gift ideas from our Rochester flower shop: Lovely Lavender Present This pretty purple present makes a great birthday gift. It offers a bouquet of flowers in shades of lavender, pink, and purple. t. Roc City Love This exclusive floral design from our floral designers in our Rochester flower shop offers red spray roses, red long-stemmed roses, pink roses, and seasonal greenery in a glass bubble bowl vase. Park Avenue Petals This cheerful floral display includes lavender and white spray roses in a lavender cube with a purple polka-dot ribbon. Walk Through Sonnenberg Garden As another exclusive floral design to our Rochester flower shop, this elegant flower arrangement has orange spray roses, green roses and hydrangea, and dusty miller. It also arrives in a bubble bowl glass vase. Jewel of the Finger Lakes This is another new floral design that is part of our exclusive collection. It showcases some unique colors and flowers, such as green roses, orange roses, gerbera daisies, golden asters, and lavender stock. Jewel of East Avenue Lastly, we have this other floral design exclusive to our Rochester flower shop that offers full bloom hydrangea, orange roses, lavender stock, and a mix of accent flowers. Let's get the party started with one or more of these beautiful birthday bouquets! We also have balloons and other gift items like cookie bouquets and gift baskets that your loved ones might enjoy. You can order in our Rochester flower shop, call us, or [...]

By |2018-09-04T21:28:07+00:00September 4th, 2018|Birthdays|0 Comments

Rochester Floral Design Center

870 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612

Phone: (585) 225-3640

Canandaigua Floral Design Center

100 S Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424

Phone: (585) 394-2542