Friends of the Wild Flower Garden
Now ending our 70th year - Dedicated to Protecting, Preserving and Promoting
The interests of The Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary*
All back issues - Newsletter archive.
Summer 2022 issue in late July.
Early Sumnmer Flowers
Photo sampler from the Garden of wildflowers blooming in June and early July.
A tale from the Garden
Eloise Butler and Mary Meeker visit Interstate Park to find the Fragrant Fern and how Eloise risked her neck to achieve one.
Twigs and Branches
About how some plants can produce a better mosquito repellant, the Showy Lady's-slipper, and more.
Garden Plant of the Week
Selected from the many species in, or historical to, the Garden.
Can you identify this spring flowering plant?
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.
Garden theme items for sale