Houseplants at Michler's

Past Plant Fads

Though houseplants have recently surged in popularity, they've been brightening up our indoor spaces for more than 100 years. Read More
November 27, 2021 — Flora Michler
Karl Winfield Michler

Karl Winfield Michler

June 5, 1920 – October 25, 2021

In Karl’s senior year as a Horticulture student at UK, he received his draft notice, conscripting him into the US Army where he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant as a medic in the 170th General Hospital Unit. As he prepared with his unit for activation, he swapped out his tuxedo for a uniform and attended a USO dance at Camp Grant (Rockford, IL), where he met USO Volunteer Jean Vogt.   Read More

October 27, 2021 — Robin Michler
Bulb Gardening for Beginners

Bulb Gardening for Beginners

Planting spring bulbs is like giving a gift to your future self.  Read more
October 25, 2021 — Flora Michler
Fall Residency at Saipua: The Farm at World's End

Fall Residency at Saipua: The Farm at World's End

One of our designers recently spent a week living and practicing floral design at Sarah Ryhanen's beautiful farm.  Here are some of her thoughts and takeaways. Read More
October 19, 2021 — Priscilla DeFini
Jean Shirley Vogt Michler

Jean Shirley Vogt Michler

Jean joined the creative work efforts at Michler Florist as the wedding consultant and designer, creating bridal bouquets for hundreds of Lexington brides from the 1960s through the 1990s, while simultaneously keeping a beautiful home for entertaining family and friends.
August 04, 2021 — Robin Michler
Native perennials at Michler's

Demystifying Native Plants

If you've ever wondered what counts as a truly "native" plant, you aren't alone!  Read More
June 02, 2021 — Priscilla DiFini
Nine Reasons to Consider Applying to Work at Kentucky Native Café

Nine Reasons to Consider Applying to Work at Kentucky Native Café

Here are nine wonderful and honest aspects of working with us at the cafe:  
April 29, 2021 — Robin Michler
Spring Ephemerals at Michler's

Spring Ephemerals

These early spring beauties are a welcome pop of color after a long, dreary winter. Read More
March 18, 2021 — Priscilla DiFini
Houseplants at Michler's in Lexington

Confessions of a Succulent Killer

Succulents are lauded as one of the easiest houseplants to care for--so why are they also so easy to kill? Read More
February 26, 2021 — Flora Michler
Valentine's Day at Michler's

Saying "I Love You" with Flowers

Sometimes, words don't do justice to what's in our hearts.  Express your devotion with these popular floral varieties, all of which have delightfully romantic meanings. Read More
February 02, 2021 — Flora Michler
Growing seeds at Michler's Florist in Lexington

Seed Stratification

Stratification is one of the ways greenhouses and home gardeners alike mimic natural growing conditions so that seeds germinate appropriately. Read More
January 16, 2021 — Flora Michler
A Christmas Gift Guide for Plant Lovers

A Christmas Gift Guide for Plant Lovers

As we learn to spend more time at home, we turn to house plants to breathe new life into familiar spaces. Whether you want to add to your own house plant collection or have us deliver plants as holiday gifts to friends and family here in Lexington, the choices abound.
December 10, 2020 — Robin Michler