In the Archive pages you will find links to all the content on The Friends of the Wild Flower Garden web site. Unlike the main pages, links here are arranged by topic. These topics include links to articles previously published in The Friend's newsletter - The Fringed Gentian™.
Postings may be entirely new articles, additions of older material appearing on the web site for the first time or major updates to previously published work.
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Fall 2017 - additional writings and essays of Eloise Butler: Attractiveness of vegetables and common weeds - 1931; Shrubs in the Garden, 1926; Spring Exhibits in the Native Plant Reserve - 1928; The Plateau, 1926; Trees in the Wild Garden - 1926; Wild Garden in 1925; Wild Garden in 1930
Fall 2017: Fall Buckthorn Removal Volunteer Schedule, Goldenrod Galls, Sumac Leaf Galls, Update to Natural Spring History.
New plant information sheets: American Mountain Ash, American Spikenard, Canadian Mayflower, Common Carrion Flower, Ditch Stonecrop, Dwarf Crested Iris, Dwarf Red Blackberry, Giant Goldenrod, Glade Fern, Lily-of-the-valley, Pennsylvania Bitter-cress, Stiff Gentian, Stiff Sunflower, Upright Carrion Flower, Veiny Meadow-rue, Wild Sarsaparilla, Yellow Nutsedge.
March to June 2016 – Completion of the revision of all 610 plant information sheets to flexible screen size, including text revisons, photo additons.
February 2016 – History of the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden for year 1933.
January 2016 – Revision of all Grass species information sheets.
October 2015 - Revised Plant Information Sheets: Bitternut Hickory, Bur Oak, Cinnamon Fern, Bristly Bellflower, Coralberry, European Bellflower, Goldie's Fern, Grass-leaved Goldenrod, Harebell, Interrupted Fern, Ostrich Fern, Riddell's Goldenrod, Royal Fern, Shagbark Hickory, Swamp White Oak, Tall Bellflower, Water Hemlock, White Oak, Yellow Foxtail.
September 2015 - New Plant Information Sheets: Roadside Agrimony
August 2015 - New Plant Information Sheets: Horseflyweed, Narrow-leaf Sedge, Quill Sedge, Redbud. Revised Plant Information Sheets: Bush's Poppy Mallow, Lady Fern. Sweet Joe Pye-weed, White Snakeroot.
July 2015 - Revised Plant Information Sheets: Black-eyed Susan, Canada Milkvetch, Culver's Root, Dames Rocket, Eastern Bottlebrush Grass, Fragrant Sumac, Orange Hawkweed, Purple Bergamot, Scribner's Panic Grass, Staghorn Sumac, Western Panic Grass
June 2015 - Revised Plant Information Sheets: American Vetch, Asparagus, Black Raspberry, Blue Vervain, Carolina Rose, Hoary Vervain, Silvery False Spleenwort, Southern Arrowwood, Thimbleweed, White Vervain, Yellow Salsify.
May 2015 - Revised Plant Information Sheets: Bluejacket, Blunt-leaved Sandwort, Cinnamon Fern, Eastern Star Sedge, Hairy Wood Sedge, Hawthorn, Jack-in-the-pulpit, Maidenhair Fern, Short-beak Sedge, Tall Meadow Rue, Yellow Rocket.
April 2015 - Revised Plant Information Sheets: American Cranberrybush, Cattail Sedge, Columbine, European Cranberrybush, Graceful Sedge, Hairy Wood Sedge, Lady Fern, Nannyberry, Oval-leaf Sedge, Pasque Flower, Pussy Willow, Snow Trillium, Sweet Fern, Toadshade, Virginia Bluebells, Witch Hazel.