Bellefontaine in Bloom – Native Fruit-bearing Plants

May 25

The climate in Missouri lends itself to growing a wide variety of trees, shrubs, vines, and perennials.  Included in the long, diverse list of species that thrive in our four-season environment are a number of…

Bellefontaine in Bloom – Fire Pinks, Iris, and Pawpaws

May 5

Pure red is an uncommon color among Missouri’s native perennials, and few are more perfectly scarlet than the fire pink (Silene virginica).  Fire pinks occur along barren slopes and glades, often in very poor soils…

Seasonal Horticulture Position Open

May 2

Our Horticulture department is looking for someone with an interest in landscaping/public gardening/horticulture, with the ability to perform outdoor, physically demanding tasks, often lifting objects up to 50 lbs, and who is capable of operating…