12 Deadliest Garden Plants

      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

93 octogenarian.

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

Yelp 2017

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

Labor Day

Labor Day

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…

Sprouting Happiness

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

Help!! We need a name!

Sprouting Happiness

Help! We need a name! Please help us name this beautiful floral arrangement!   Sent from a very nice lady to her brother, she requested carnations, roses, mums and altroemeria in the masculine tones. I’ll admit it! I’m all washed up when it comes to new names!

Beauty that Lasts and Lasts

Beauty that lasts and lasts.  What could that be? It’s SILK FLOWERS for all occasions! Yes, we thought we’d expand on our last email (where we offered to rejuvenate your silk floral arrangements). Now we’ll tell you why silk flowers are the perfect gift for yourself, for

Get Silk Flowers!

Personalization for Ruby

Get Silk Flowers Get Silk Flowers! Pamela E Smith, Michigan State University Floriculture Graduate, floral design lecturer and acclaimed floral design judge, is offering a SILK FLORAL REJUVENATION SPECIAL to all of our florist customers! Maybe you’ve got Silk Flowers that need a little bit of refreshing or a

SPRING!

yellow tulips

Equinox – March 20 Ah, The Spring Equinox! A time when “a young man’s thoughts turn to thoughts of love”…and outdoors and fishing and gardening and…….. And, let’s not leave out the ladies. Spring brings out these thoughts and more, for both ladies and gentlemen. So, let’s

It’s Hot in the Summer

Funeral Sunflowers

It’s HOT in the Summer! It’s summer in the desert and, frankly, it’s HOT!  So ask yourself, what do you do when it’s this hot? Well, we take the dog for a walk at dawn. DAWN? Yes, and maybe even before! (that’s Abbie, Chance and Buddy! Abbie’s always

Yelp!

Yelp! To all of the Yelpers out there (and you know who you are!), we say THANK YOU to YELP! Yelp is such an interesting Internet invention. It’s a search engine that was destined to fail (after all, who could compete with Google?) and for some reason

Pamela: The Rose Rosarian

Pamela Smith

Pamela: The Rose Rosarian Did you know June is National Rose Month? Did you know Pamela is a certified Rosarian? Did you know her Thesis at Michigan State University was on Roses and Hybridizing (how to perfect the different roses that are grown)? Did you know Pamela

Pick a Side!

A Dozen Red Roses

Pick a Side! I’ll bet you thought this is a political statement, right? Well, it’s not!! Sure, we love politics! We love talking about it! We love our customers like Valerie who are so politically motivated that we’re 100% positive that she, and she alone, arranged for Mr.

Thank You

Thank You

Now that Mother’s Day is behind us, we want to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! You made our Mother’s Day the best ever!! What a delight it is to speak with our once-a-year-customers and learn how things are going.

Mother’s Day

Marcia's Florals

I told you there are 3 holidays in 3 weeks! Well, the third one is Mother’s Day! (that means I haven’t yet told you about the second one)! haha!  Mother’s Day is a BIGGIE! It’s the day we honor and remember our moms, our grandmothers, our daughters

Your Hawaiian Vacation

Hawaiian & Tropical

Here’s Your Hawaiian Vacation, a’la Roadrunner Florist! What does that mean? It means when you open this email you’ll feel like you’re on a Hawaiian Vacation! OK, I’ll admit it, Hawaii is one beautiful place!! Pamela was there about 40 years ago and it’s been over 30

Let’s Think PINK

Think Pink Rhonda

Let’s Think Pink! Why? Because it’s my favorite color!! OK, I’ll bite, this is your chance to tell us YOUR favorite color!!  I’ve always been a PinkGirl. Just one of those things, I guess, that started when I was a little girl and has always been with

OMG, You Forgot…

Fall Melody of Flowers

OMG, You Forgot! You forgot it’s Employee Appreciation Day! What are you going to do now? I know, I know!! You’re going to call, click or come by RoadrunnerFlorist  (602-246-1271)  2007 W Bethany Home, Phoenix, AZ 85015 and let us design and deliver amazing flowers just for

Valentine’s Day Hints

She gets flowers

Valentine’s Day Hints Valentine’s Day Hints Do you need Valentine’s Day Hints? Here’s the first hint: Valentine’s Day is coming soon, and it’s an important day to show how much you care! Be the guy she longs for, the guy who takes the time to DO IT RIGHT!