Bellefontaine in Bloom

Dec 9

Horticulture Supervisor Kyle N. Cheesborough As fall relents to winter, and we experience the first truly cold nights, an interesting phenomenon occurs on a few of our native Missouri perennials.  When nighttime temperatures drop well…

Bellefontaine in Bloom

Nov 2

Horticulture Supervisor Kyle N. Cheesborough Fall is in full swing at Bellefontaine Cemetery, and the diverse mix of deciduous trees is putting on quite a show.  As the days begin to shorten, and the temperatures…

Bellefontaine in Bloom

Oct 17

Horticulture Supervisor Kyle N. Cheesborough During the fall, as we anticipate the changing colors of deciduous leaves, many of Missouri’s native trees and shrubs are bearing fruit – often under the cover of the soon-to-be-fallen…

Bellefontaine in Bloom

Oct 11

From Horticulture Supervisor Kyle N. Cheesborough The great blue lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica) is a small, native, herbaceous perennial often found in woodland floodplains or bottomlands, or along streams and ponds in consistently moist soils.  In…