Friends of the Wild Flower Garden

Upland garden

Now ending our 70th year - Dedicated to Protecting, Preserving and Promoting
The interests of The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary*


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graphicCurrent Issue of The Fringed Gentian™
Summer 2022

All back issues - Newsletter archive.

MYSTERY PLANT ANSWER HERE

Autumn 2022 issue in October.



Mid Sumnmer Flowers

gray-headed coneflower

Photo sampler from the Garden of wildflowers blooming in late July to early August.

Photo page.



A tale from the Garden

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Events of 1911
Butler and Meeker hospitalized
Details




Twigs and Branches

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Twigs and Branches latest email -
- the Rusty Patched Bumblebee
- Queens of the wetland
- Hot July of 1936.



Garden Plant of the Week

mystery plant

Selected from the many species in, or historical to, the Wildflower Garden.

Can you identify this summer flowering plant?

LEARN ABOUT IT HERE



Native summer wildflowers for shade

A tree shaded area is not an impediment to a native summer wild flower garden. These Minnesota natives that will please without much annual exertion.

Article.


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