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…

FIFTH ANNUAL HISTORIC BEER BARONS TOUR

Oct 6

We’re almost there!  Tents, tables, chairs, etc are arriving. Grounds crew are mowing and trimming. Volunteers are set for training tonight.  The weekend weather looks fantastic. Many thanks  to our incredible Volunteers, Grounds Crew, and…

Bellefontaine in Bloom

Sep 23

Horticulture Supervisor, Kyle N. Cheesborough The bottle gentian (Gentiana andrewsii) is a dainty herbaceous perennial, native to floodplains and moist areas in Missouri.  Bottle gentian features a deep royal blue flower in mid-to-late summer, with…