The Gift of a Life Plant

peace lily plant

GIVE THE GIFT OF A LIVE PLANT TO SOMEONE WHO IS UNDER THE WEATHER   When someone you care about is in the hospital, and you want to send something to brighten their day, a live plant can do wonders to put a smile on their face. Incredibly,

Thank You!

We wish to THANK YOU for your friendship, loyalty, business and for shopping LOCAL this Valentine’s Day! You know who you are… you ordered from your LOCAL FLOWER SHOP and the flowers were delivered on a timely manner, in a vase with water, beautifully arranged! We know

Groundhog Day

Lotsa Spring Flowers

GROUNDHOG DAY is Saturday, February 2! I simply couldn’t resist … so sorry for those of you who are freezing…  but here it goes! What does that mean to you? Well, let’s look into the history of Groundhog Day from Wikipedia. Groundhog Day Groundhog Day 2005 in Punxsutawney,

When They’re Gone, They’re Gone

Christmas in a box

Christmas: When they’re gone, they’re gone!  Get ’em Before They’re Gone! When we’re almost sold out of a container or product, we remove it from our website. But that doesn’t mean they’re completely gone…it means we might still have a few and we don’t want to over-sell.

Boss’s Day

6 sunny sunflowers

Boss’s Day! When you wake up in the morning, it will be Boss’s Day! What in the world are you going to do?  It’s such short notice! No one reminded you! They didn’t mention it on TV or on the radio. Even social media isn’t talking about

Email or Text

Happy Shana

Email or Text I love when people communicate with me through email or text.  Sometimes there are questions, or extra special items that make an order  “just right” or “unique” for the sender and recipient, and they need to talk to me about it. We have all

Think Pink

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Think Pink, especially in October! As you know, October is Think Pink month, the time for awareness of breast cancer. Don’t think this is a female concern, it’s both genders who can be affected by this horrible disease. Many of our friends and family have fought AND

Generosity

wonderful red roses

Generosity In recent years, neuroscientists have discovered that feelings of generosity activate our neo-cortex, the front of the brain with our ‘higher thinking’ and more recently evolved capabilities. Therefore, feelings of being generous are done by choice. In the Torah, those with this quality are described by being

Why Shop Locally?

Why Shop Locally? I am often asked: Why Shop Locally?  Gee, the answers are as many as the stars in the sky! Supporting your local florist is as important as supporting your local grocer, bakery or mechanic. Each of us supports our local community with the dollars

It’s all the Rage!

It’s all the Rage! Have you noticed: It’s all the Rage!  It seems like “farm” or “country” or “wild” is what’s a’happin’ in design this year! What does that mean for you? Among other things, its an admission (finally) that flowers are an integral part of design

Let’s Talk Red Roses

A Dozen Red Roses

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

Save the Planet with Green and Blooming Plants

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!

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!

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

Pamela Smith and Tina Ashburn at Roadrunner Florist

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

Happy Man

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

Stay Cool with Green Plants

baby plants

Stay Cool with Green Plants We always carry a large selection of green plants in our beautiful flower shop. Why? Because we know they are great for the environment and a terrific gift. We also know they help you stay cool in the summer. Really? Yes, indeed! 

Mother’s Day Specials

Pamela Smith and Tina Ashburn at Roadrunner Florist

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.

Administrative Professional’s Day April 25

Pamela's Designer's Choice

Administrative Professional’s Day 2018 is Wednesday, April 25th! Most businesses require a lot of time and effort from any number of employees in order to function at their best.  Administrative Professional’s Day  (aka Secretary’s Day) is a celebration of the amazing people that help us do our jobs well from

Hullabaloo

Pamela

Hullabaloo There’s been a lot of hullabaloo about thinking “Outside the Box” these days.  There’s clamor and commotion and loss of stock value, all of which has lead me to think it’s imperative that we tell you more about Pamela and Tina, the flower shop girls who own