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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.

 

Pinspiration: Easter Table Decorations

We love a reason to celebrate with family & friends but with that can often come the stresses of entertaining, especially if you are hosting a big group. You need to think about what to cook, how clean the house is, who drinks what, how to set the table, where to... read more

Offering Mother’s Day Joy with Flowers

  Ronald McDonald House Guy’s and St Thomas’ are a charity that provides free home away from home accommodation for families with children in the Evelina London Children’s Hospital and St Thomas’ Neonatal Ward. The House enables seriously ill children to have... read more

Infographic: Making Your Bouquet Last Longer

We all know the feeling of having a beautiful bouquet only for it to wilt a few days later. Whilst it is the way that nature works, there are some ways to help prolong the life of that bouquet a little more. Therefore, we have decided to share a few more of our tips... read more

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner – this Sunday, in fact! But if you don’t already have her card written and present wrapped and ready to go, never fear! We have a few last minute Mother’s Day gift ideas for you. We believe that it really is the... read more

Love for Rockflower

  Over this Valentine’s Weekend, we felt a lot of love from the British mainstream press who developed a strong interest in our little Blackfriars flower vending machine in London. This was thanks to our ongoing partnership with Start-Up Loans who often... read more

12 Fun Facts about Roses

  ‘Tis the season to give roses. But have you ever wondered where this tradition stems from? Believe it or not, roses have played an important role in civilization for centuries. They were known as a symbol for love, celebration, and beauty. Today, the rose... read more

5 Ways Nature and Technology Co-Exist

With news last week of scientists successfully producing a beautiful zinnia in space, we have been thinking about all of the ways that nature and technology can co-exist. At Rockflower, we focus on combining the beauty of the nature with the convenience of technology... read more

Meet the Rockflower Team: Anna

Name: Anna Peña Martinez Position: Former Project Manager With Rockflower: October 2012 – January 2014. Tell us about yourself. I currently live north of London, but I have lived in other European cities and I’ve been lucky enough to travel and live abroad since... read more

Pinspiration: Christmas Flower Arrangements

Whatever your floral taste, Christmas is a great time to show off your creative talents to friends and family. Even though Christmas tends to be a time for practicing tradition, we believe that adding a new twist to your festive tablescape is a fun way to bring in the... read more

Rockflower Featured in Viva Magazine!

Another week, another great press mention for us. This time it came all the way from New Zealand, our lovely founder Andrew‘s home country. Viva is a weekly magazine that comes in The New Zealand Herald every Wednesday and was named Best Newspaper Magazine at... read more

10 Great Motivational Quotes About Flowers

We here at Rockflower – along with the rest of the internet – love a great motivational quote. We also, naturally, bloomin’ love a great flower, so we decided to put those two things together and find some of the best motivational quotes about... read more

Meet the Rockflower Team: Andrew

Name: Andrew McAlpine Position: Founder & CEO Tell us about yourself. Science and the Arts are my background. I have always loved their supposed contradictions, which just isn’t true as one feeds the other in my world. My main profession is designing major... read more
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