Holiday Sale
Saturday & Sunday
November 8 & 9
9 am-5 pm

Yes, next week is our fantastic annual holiday sale – RCGC fl
oral designers Alana Miller and Charles Lytle are decking the halls with an abundance of holiday decorations, and this year there are more lovely, reasonably priced items than ever, including decorated trees in all sizes, wreaths, swags, centerpieces…well, you’ll just have to come and see the incredible variety of decorations, styles and color schemes! The work of several other local artists will also be featured.
Join us on Friday evening, November 7, from 7-9 pm for a Members-Only Reception and Holiday Pre-Sale. Enjoy refreshments and a head start on your decorating and gift shopping. Pre-registration is appreciated (585/473-5130 or but come either way.






Fall Class Catalog is now available

You can now view the classes in the 2014 Fall Catalog on our website, using the dropdown menu under 'Education' (above), or 'Catalog' on the left sidebar, or download a pdf by clicking on the catalog cover image. You may register online, by mailing a check (RCGC, 5 Castle Park, Rochester NY 14620), calling (585/473-5130) or stopping by the Castle. If you don't have a hard copy and would like one, call or email us at


Professional credits: 

Almost all of our classes qualify for CNLP credits. If you are interested in becoming a Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional, visit the New York State Nursery and Landscape Association's website for more information.



Members' Special

RCGC members who sign up for a class or event may also register a non-member at the member price to introduce them to our programs.



It's now more convenient than ever to borrow books from our library:

Borrow books from RCGC and pick them up at any Monroe County public library
Thanks to a new partnership with the Monroe County Library System (MCLS), we are now able to send our books through the MCLS delivery service.
Find the book(s) you want to borrow using the RCGC Online Library Catalog Search (search box is on the
left hand side of every page on our website) and then use the form on the search page to send us your hold request. Or phone (585-473-5130) or email us ( with your request.
We will contact you to confirm your hold request and let you know when your book(s) will be available at the MCLS library of your choice.
Pick up your book(s) at the library you have chosen. No MCLS library card needed. No fees. No hassles. Simply give them your name and tell them you have RCGC book(s) on hold.


Return the book(s) to ANY Monroe County Public Library or directly to RCGC.