Park's creator is Ron Gilbert, the maestromind who defined point-and-click adventures with the Monkey Island series.
Vincent and Cusick (1998) reported Erect Brome (Bromus erectus), Garden Honeysucklc (Lonicera xxylosteoides), Jetbead (Rhodotypos scandens), Nanking Cherry (Prunus tomentosa), Simons' Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster simonsii), Siberian Crabapple (Malus baccata), Spring Speedwell (Veronica verna), Thimbleweed
(Anemone blanda) and Youth-and-Old-Age (Zinnia violacea) as non-indigenous species new to Ohio and the Erie Islands.
Birdsfoot violet, blazingstars, purple prairie clover, yellow coneflower, show goldenrod, shooting star, whorled milkweed, kittentails, thimbleweed
, bush clover, wild indigo, forget-me-nots, and prairie smoke spring forth.
At the other end of town, in Elmwood, one parking meter will let you visit both Thimbleweed
and Ethnic Arts.
28: When thimbleweed
heads are tufted like cotton, then that's the time to plan marketing your goat and sheep cheese, Christmas cacti, dried flowers and grasses, poinsettias, mistletoe and ginseng for the holidays.