THE FRINGED GENTIAN™

A PUBLICATION OF FRIENDS OF THE WILD FLOWER GARDEN, INC.

Highlights of recent issues

Current Issue of The Fringed Gentian™
Summer/Fall 2020

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Feature articles

Social media campaigns highlight Black scientists and nature enthusiasts - the outdoors are not always a welcoming place for everyone.

Native American Ethnobotany - the work of Frances Densmore - Her preservation of Native American knowledge.

Am interview with Pam Weiner - Board member and past president.

A history of Garden closures - The closure for COVID 19 was an unusual event, but it is not the first time the Garden has closed.

The next issue will be published in Early Winter 2020.

Spring 2020. Vol. 68 No. 1

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Climate Change- While it is sometimes hard to know what to do in the face of a global issue, there are meaningful actions one person can take regarding climate change.

50th Anniversary - The Martha E. Crone Shelter

A Silent Invasion- Under your feet a silent fight is going on. A foreign invader is taking over.

A “Pollinator Protection and Promoting Habitat” resolution by Golden Valley City Council.

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Autumn/Winter 2019. Vol. 67 No. 3

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An American Eden- David Hosack, Botany & Medicine in the Early Republic - the founder of one of the first botanical gardens in America, an internationally known botanist.
Let Nature Be Your Teacher: Every summer, hundreds of rising fourth and fifth graders from Minneapolis Public Schools visit the Garden.
Magic In The Sky- Sundogs, Red Moon and the Belt of Venus

Volunteering Growth- the most rewarding, successful weeding events we’ve ever held.

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Summer 2019. Vol. 67 No. 2

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Whispers Underground - We don’t tend to think of the soil beneath our feet as a particularly busy place. Roots quietly growing -

Devil Track Wildflower Sanctuary- A one day in the early 1990’s I was driving on the Gunflint Trail outside of Grand Marais, searching for a public wildflower garden -

Upland Garden - 75th Anniversary

Interview with Lauen Husting - about her profession and how she became interested in our Garden

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Spring 2019. Vol. 67 No. 1

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Pitcher Plant - What do you call a plant that makes its own fertilizer?

Hunting the Aurora Borealis - We in Minnesota are privileged to live in one of the best places in the world to see one of nature’s most spectacular events.

Book Review - Black Nature - the largest collection of African American nature poetry ever published.

Saving the King - Monarchs- Rather than just mourning the loss a few things can be done to help them survive.

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