Welcome to the Rockflower Blog!
Here we talk all things vending, from what’s going on behind-the-scenes and new trends in the vending world to ideas that we have for your vending company.
The heart of Rockflower has always been about beautiful bouquets to grab and go. Our flower vending machines have long been admired for their design and convenience. However, we are aware that there are some places where you cannot gift buds, blooms and bouquets....read more
We have launched! We were very pleased to present our machines at Millenial 2020 and to see wonderful comments like this: Is this how we could buy flowers in the future? I love it. 🌹🌷🌻 @Millennial20_20 @rockfloweruk pic.twitter.com/ZzzmtUruM6 —...read more
WE ARE READY! We are so very pleased to announce that today we are finally launching our new and improved machine 'PRINCE' at the Millennial 20/20 summit. We could think of no better place to showcase our 24/7 automated retail unit than at an event that brings...read more
The times they are a changing wrote Bob Dylan and they are for ROCKFLOWER VENDING LTD too. After 3 x years at Blackfriars Station test bedding the unit, the design and the technology that supports it, we are moving on to the next phase of our journey. The PRINCE, the...read more
After the news of our business' new transition from flower retail vending to the wholesale of the vending machines we have designed & created, we were so grateful for the messages and support that we received. We are currently in a transition period. The...read more
Sadly, this will be our last week of trading at our Blackfriars location. We have loved being here and have developed such a great customer base. So it is a mutual loss but we must move on to grow into our next incarnation: Rockflower Vending Ltd. This means...read more
London weather gets a bad rap. Just mere mention of the city conjures images of overcast skies and rainy days. While we aren't saying to leave your brolly at home, London does have its fair share of beautifully sunny days. Some of the best things to do in London are...read more
The ranunculus always draws a crowd at our unit at Blackfriars. Bright colours are always a crowd pleaser, especially for a flower vending machine that needs to grab your attention through a window. So, in honour of one of our most popular stems, we wanted to share a...read more
Just like birthstones and astrological signs, each birth month has an associated flower. It is believed that flowers were given as gifts as early as in the Roman Empire as a way to honour Roman Gods on birthdays. The specific meanings of different flowers emerged...read more
We love the Chelsea Flower Show. For SO MANY reasons! For one, how fantastic is it to see joyous floral displays and an huge emphasis on gardening and nature in the mainstream press day after day?! It's brilliant that so many public figures, including the Royal...read more
At Rockflower, we love the idea of giving flowers ‘just because’. And not just because it means more sales for us (cheeky!) but because we know the smiles that they put on recipients’ faces. It’s scientifically proven that flowers make you happy and wouldn’t you want...read more
A spring favourite, the traditionally deep purple hyacinth has a strong place in modern day spring gardens, as well as in history. Here are a few facts about the wonderful hyacinth. The hyacinth (Hyacinthus) is a plant from the asparagus (asparagaceae) family. Still...read more