Let’s Talk Red Roses Let’s talk red roses. Roses are Roses, right? There’s nothing like a rose! (sounds like a song, doesn’t it?) But there are colors, and meanings, and favorites! So we know when you ask for a “dozen roses” we have questions and you have
Let’s Do Plants Let’s Do Plants by The Plant Doctor! Yes, Pamela E Smith, owner of Roadrunner Florist and Michigan State University Floriculture Graduate, has been known all of her adult life as The Plant Doctor. That means she really knows her plants! The plants that do
Pink! Pink isn’t just a color, it’s an attitude! You’d be surprised how many people call us and say PINK is her favorite color! That always makes me smile, because it’s MY favorite color, too! And it was Pamela’s mother’s favorite color. It’s a soft, romantic color
Four! I love the English language, where one word can have 3 spellings and one pronunciation, like the word Four! Fore, Four and For come to mind. These words are called Homophones. Homophones are words which have the same pronunciation, but different spellings and meanings. Here are
3 Best Rated We are honored to be listed as one of the 3 Best Rated Flower Shops in Phoenix for the 3rd year in a row! They’ve been in existence for 3 years and we’ve been on the top of their list every year! What, you might
Testimonials Testimonials are what makes our world go ’round! That’s why we ask you, our loyal customers and friends, to visit Google, Yelp, our website or Faceb0ok and give us a 5-star review! Then when other people are looking for a local florist, they read what you
Newbies! Newbies could be babies, but not for this ol’lady! So I guess Newbies must be original floral and gift basket designs that we haven’t seen before. Or more appropriately that YOU haven’t seen before!! Each and every creation from Roadrunner Florist & Basket Express is unique,
Would you like a floral arrangement named after you? Would you like a floral arrangement named after you? We can do that! I held a contest on our Facebook page a while ago and asked my friends to help me name a floral arrangement after the one
Cadillac to Lamborghini Did I get your attention when I wrote Cadillac to Lamborghini? I sure hope so! About 4 years ago we had the privilege of getting an entirely new website, revamped from top to bottom, designed by Mark Smith of Max Cadman, Strategic Web Marketing.
Mother’s Day Specials Mother’s Day Specials. We don’t usually tell you about the specials you’ll find on our website because we know you’ve already visited it. But today is different because this is Mother’s Day Week and we’re filling your orders as quickly and professionally as possible.
Before Mother’s Day Week For a local flower shop, Mother’s Day Week begins 2 full before Mother’s Day! Why? It’s called “preparing” for the Big Day! About 2 months ago we began deciding which flowers we would bring into the shop for you. We want them to
Real Men Love Flowers, Too! Oh, yes, they do!! Our male customers are so happy and excited when they choose their own flowers! Sure, some say “You pick it out for me” and some say “I don’t really know what I’m doing” and some say “I’ve never
Passover and Easter share a weekend this year for the first time in, gee, forever! There is little doubt that the holiday are intertwined in beliefs, but seldom in dates. This year both are celebrated at the end of March and beginning of April. Easter if April
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a worldwide celebration of social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women that takes place annually on March 8. This year’s theme is #PressforProgress which spotlights gender parity. IWD is not a new holiday – in fact, it was first observed in the
What’s in a Name? Or address? Or Phone Number? Tina and Pamela at Roadrunner Florist take pride in what we do and customer service is our number one priority. We want the recipient of the flowers thrilled with what they receive because that reflects on YOU!
This is the Week! Valentine’s Day is upon us, and our delivery queue is filling up fast! Sure, Valentine’s Day isn’t until February 14, which seems an eternity away, but our busy little beavers (that’s Tina and Pamela) are hard at work preparing flowers at our beautiful
Think OUTSIDE The Box! Roadrunner Florist can help you Think OUTSIDE The Box this Valentine’s Day! Our fresh roses are custom designed in a vase and delivered by a real person on Valentine’s Day! What’s inside the box? I have no idea! If you do, please let
Contemporary Roses Contemporary Roses. While there is nothing quite like the way Pamela custom designs a dozen red roses in a vase, I thought you might like to see some variations on the theme, just in case you’re looking for a unique rose arrangement for Valentine’s Day
SECOND BEST! I thought I’d take a minute to tell you about our Second Best selling floral arrangement for Valentine’s Day 2018. Second Best? You bet’cha! There’s always a first and a second, and this one comes in #2. Here is it: Cube Full of Roses Valentine’s
I Read the Other Day… That there are only 6 weeks until Valentine’s Day! Gee, I wondered, what does that mean? Well, first of all it means the Big Box Stores took Christmas off their shelves on December 26 and replaced it with love. Did you notice?
We Have Three! Christmas is such a busy time, and there are several arrangements on our website that we only have three left! I thought I’d take a minute to tell you which ones these are, so if you’d like to order one you’ll do it NOW,
Whew!! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are Over! Or are they? Are you still waiting for “specials” and “sales” this month? Do you think the prices will continue to fall as the holidays approach? Well, maybe they will and maybe they won’t! One thing is for sure,
We are Thankful for you! On Thanksgiving Day, and every day, we are thankful for you! You are our friends, family and neighbors, the people who continue to honor us by calling, clicking and coming by our family-owned flower and gift basket shop! Today and every
12 Deadliest Garden Plants Some plants you prize for their ornamental beauty could be toxic killers especially when it comes to small children and the family pet. Some popular plants you prize for their ornamental beauty can turn into toxic killers within minutes if
Octogenarian Many of our customers are asking us to deliver flowers to an octogenarian. What, you might ask, is that? It’s a person who is between 80 and 89 years young! That includes my mother, and maybe even yours! Here we are, the 4 faces. And yes, you
Thank you from your Local Flower Shop! After 39 years in Phoenix, we decided it’s more important than ever say THANK YOU to our loyal customers and friends. One way to do this is to offer a special discount to everyone who reads this blog and then
What do Labor Day and Flowers have in common? Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made
The Winner Is.. Thanks to everyone who offered a name for this fun floral arrangement! We’ve chosen a winner! Is it you? It is if your name is Elaine, and you’re one of my best friends. It is if you’re no longer living in Phoenix but you’re