Green Burial Series I – History of Burial Practices

Feb 6

As we approach the middle of winter here at Bellefontaine Cemetery, we are imagining the lush green landscape and blooms of spring. With this eagerness for all things green to return, Vice President of Customer…

Bellefontaine in Bloom – Fall Asters

Sep 22

The familiar garden aster serves as a vital food source for countless insects.  With few other perennials blooming in the fall and most flowering plants beginning to prepare for winter dormancy, the prolific blossoms of…

Bellefontaine in Bloom – Sparse Summer Blooms

Aug 25

Late summer can see a dearth of blooms, often leaving the gardener to rely on those few perennials that blossom before the fall, or those that have a long-lasting bloom period stretching into September. Blooming…

Bellefontaine in Bloom – Uncommon Missouri Splendor

Aug 14

Summer puts the spotlight on prairie plants in Missouri, and many of the most hardy, drought-tolerant, and attractive native perennials occur in prairies, woodland edges and glades.  Meadow phlox (Phlox maculata) is often found growing…