Citrus plants at Michler's

Summer Citrus

Summer is the season for citrus.  Interested in growing your own?  Our greenhouses are a great place to start.
June 28, 2022 — Flora Michler
Herbs at Michler's

Bolting

As temperatures climb, so do the tops of tender greens and herbs.  What is bolting, why does it happen, and what can you do to salvage your vegetables?
June 28, 2022 — Flora Michler
Seeds at Michler's

Seed or Starter?

There's no one right approach to filling your garden with color and flavor.
May 20, 2022 — Priscilla DeFini
Backyard Conservation Program

Backyard Conservation Program

The Fayette County Conservation District is offering a Fayette county residents (landowner or tenant) up $200 matching money for establishing, enhancing, restoring and/or maintaining a backyard conservation project.
April 08, 2022 — Robin Michler
The Paris Flower School

The Paris Flower School

You wouldn't think spending a week in a small workroom tucked down into a basement would be an ideal Parisian experience, but this particular basement housed the wonderful Catherine Muller's Flower School. Each morning I would be greeted with a cup of coffee and buckets of the best flowers available in Paris, waiting for Catherine's next lesson. The lesson always began with a demonstration. I was captivated with Catherine's process which looked like a sort of ballet. Her gestures would imitate the placement to her flowers. Read More
March 11, 2022 — Holli Friley
Tags: Team Trips
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
Tags: Team Trips
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