Wildflower News Archive

Wildflower News -May 2017 - Final.pdf
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Articles
• Salicaceae - Willows part 2
• Prairie Crocuses
• The Rain Gardens 4 Resilience wants YOU

Wildflower News - April 2017-best.pdf
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Articles
• Lessons Learned Through Landscaping With Native Plants
• Seedy Sundays/Saturday Report
• Hairy Manzanita and Hummingbirds

Wildflower News - March 2017.pdf
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Articles
• Muttart Native Plant Garden
• Plant Families - Salicaceae - Willow Family

Wildflower News - February 2017 _1.pdf
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Articles
• Native wildflower meadow seeding experiment taking place in NE Edmonton
• Doug Kelly Thistle Patrol Partners-in-Parks Project
• Plant Families - The Cattail Family - Typhaceae

Wildflower News - January 2017_2.pdf
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Articles
* New Zealand is in Flower in the New Year
* Book Review - Wildflower Wonders: the 50 best wildflower sites in the world by Bob Gibbons

Wildflower News - December 2016 .pdf
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Articles
• Butterflies of Edmonton - Clouded Sulphur
• False Dragonhead, Physostegia ledinghamii

Wildflower News - November 2016 .pdf
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Articles
* Toward a More Biodiverse Edmonton
* Plant Families - Cornaceae and Hydrangeaceae
* Book Review: Native Plants for the Short Season Yard

Wildflower News - October 2016 .pdf
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Articles
• Plant Family - Gentianaceae

Wildflower News - September 2016 .pdf
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Articles
• Our Fertile Wilderness: Halfmoon Lake Natural Area
• Butterflies of Edmonton

Wildflower News - August 2016.pdf
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Articles
• Terwillegar Park Update or Save the Seneca-root!
• What's growing in your neighbourhood?

Wildflower News - July 2016 .pdf
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Articles
• An Unexpected Native Wildflower Garden by Crystal Schultz
• Seed Collecting in July by Cherry Dodd
• Knowing your ‘b’s” and ‘c’s’: how to tell a buttercup from a cinquefoil by Patsy Cotterill

Wildflower News - June 2016.pdf
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Articles
• After that Bloomin’ Garden Sale!
• Volunteer Opportunities with ENPG
• Prairie Crocus: Does it have a future in urban natural areas?
• Seed collecting in Spring
• Butterflies of Edmonton - Canadian Tiger Swallowtail Update

Wildflower News - May 2016.pdf
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Articles
• Butterflies of Edmonton - Silvery Blue
• Plants for Pollinators

Wildflower News April 2016.pdf
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Articles:
• The Mysteries and Marvels of Native Seeds
• Plant Families - The Violet Family - Violaceae
• Plant and Grow “Bed in a Box”
• Butterflies of Edmonton - European Skipper, Thymelicus lineola

Wildflower News March 2016.pdf
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Articles:
• Growing Native Plants From Seed
• Butterflies/Moths of Edmonton - Virginia Ctenucha
• Plant Families - Amaranth/Goosefoot Families
Part 2
• What’s in a Name?

Wildflower News February 2016.pdf
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Articles
• Butterflies/Moths of Edmonton - Police Car Moth
• Wildflower of the Month - Gaillardia
• Plant Families -Amaranthaceae/Chenopodiaceae - Amaranth/Goosefoot Families Part 1

Wildflower News - January 2016.pdf
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Articles
• Butterflies of Edmonton - Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
• Borage or Forget-me-not Family; Boraginaceae

Wildflower News - December 2015.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Three-flowered Avens,
Geum triflorum
*Sumac, Cashew or Poison Ivy Family; Anacardiaceae
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Common Wood Nymph

Wildflower News - November 2015.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Peck’s Skipper
*Wildflower of the Month - Gumweed
*Plant Family - Primulaceae

Wildflower News - October 2015 .pdf
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Articles
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Red Admiral
*Local Plant Families - Carrot Family (Apiaceae)

Wildflower News - September 2015.pdf
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Articles:
* Sedge? or Grass? or Rush? A Glimpse at the
Graminoids
* Butterflies of Edmonton - Purplish Copper

Wildflower News - August 2015.pdf
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Articles
• Butterflies of Edmonton - Milbertʼs Tortoiseshell
• Local Plant Families - Orobanchaceae

Wildflower News - July 2015.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton
*Easiest Volunteer Gig Going
*Indian Paintbrush
*Local Plant Families - Evening-primrose Family

Wildflower News - June 2015.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - All About Milkweed
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Mourning Cloak 
*Local Plant Families - Gooseberry Family
*Prairie Rose Propagation Update

Wildflower News - may 2015.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Hobomok Skipper
*Coming soon to bloom, blue violets.
*Aster Family - Asteraceae; Gayfeather tribe - Eupatorieae

Wildflower News - April 2015.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton
*Prairie Rose Propagation
*Aster Family - Asteraceae; Thistle tribe - Cardueae
*Bee Friendly Gardening

Wildflower News - March 2015.pdf
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Articles
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Green Comma
*Easy Plants for Beginners
*Aster Family - Asteraceae; The Anthemis tribe

Wildflower News - February 2015.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
*Plant Families - The Aster Family - Everlasting tribe - Gnaphalieae
*Planning a Native Plant Bed

Wildflower News - Jan 2015.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Arctic Skipper
*Aster Family: Asteraceae; Senecio or Groundsel Tribe – Senecioneae
*Winter Flowers

Wildflower News - December 2014.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Wild Blue Clematis
*Aster Family - Sunflower tribe
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Satyr Anglewing

Wildflower News - November 2014_3.pdf
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Articles:
*Aster Family - Chicory Tribe
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Great Grey Copper
*Growing Native Plant Seeds, Weeds and a Boyfriend

Wildflower News - October 2014.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton - White Admiral
*Wildflower of the Month - Meadow Blazingstar
*Plant Families - The Aster Family

Wildflower News - September 2014.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Painted Lady
*Front Lawn Becoming Native Prairie

Wildflower News - August 2014.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Prairie Rose
*Local Plant Families - Rose
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Anise Swallowtail

Wildflower News - July 2014.pdf
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Articles
• Local PLant Families - Mustard
• Wildflower of the Month - Sweetgrass

Wildflower News - June 2014.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Blue Columbine
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Spring Azure
*Local Plant Families - Iris
*Native Plants for Bees and Butterflies

Wildflower News - May 2014.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Fritillary
*Local Plant Families - Lily

Wildflower News - April 2014.pdf
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Articles:
*Butterflies of Edmonton - Milbert's Tortoiseshell
*Why Native Plants?

Wildflower News - March 2014.pdf
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Articles:
* Hello, Shooting Stars nice to meet you!
*It's Time to Plant Seeds
*Wildflower of the Month - False Dandelion

Wildflower News - February 2014_1.pdf
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News:
*Proposed River Valley Development in Oleskiw Park (formerly Centennial Lands)

Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Smooth Fleabane
*Plant Communities are Dynamic Ecosystems - an intro with a link to the rest of the article
*Animal, Mineral or Vegetable - an intro with a link to the rest of the article

Wildflower News - Jan 2014.pdf
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Article:
*Winter gardening, anyone? - Growing high bush-cranberry and snowberry shrubs from seed.

Wildflower News - Dec 2013.pdf
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Article:
*Wildflower of the Month - Slender Blue Beardtongue

Wildflower News - Nov 2013.pdf
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Article:
• Thomas Nuttall, Naturalist

Wildflower News - October 2013.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Common Tall Sunflower
*Cleaning and Storing Seeds
*Putting Your Garden to Bed for the Winter

Wildflower News - September 2013.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Purple Prairie Clover
*Harvesting Seeds

Wildflower News - August 2013.pdf
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Article:
*Wildflower(s) of the Month - The Beginner’s Guide to Choosing Native Wildflowers

Wildflower News - July 2013.pdf
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Articles:
*Lendrum Natural Area
*Wildflower of the Month - Lilac-flowered Beardtongue

Wildflower News - June 2013.pdf
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Articles:
*Volunteers yank out noxious garlic mustard
*Holyrood Elementary Courtyard Classroom

Wildflower News - May 2013.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Spring Means Violets!
*School Ground Naturescapes

Wildflower News - April 2013.pdf
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Articles:
*Wildflower of the Month - Prairie Crocus
*Belgravia Art Park

Wildflower News - March 2013.pdf
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Article:
*And Summer’s Lease...Part Two

Wildflower News - February 2013.pdf
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Articles:
*What, It's Time to Plant Seeds Already?
*And Summer’s Lease...Part One

Wildflower News - Jan 2013.pdf
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Article:
*Wildflower of the Month - Indian Paintbrush