‘News’ Archives

Bellefontaine in Bloom – Daffodils

Mar 10

Though officially described by Linnaeus in 1753, the daffodil is one of the oldest cultivated ornamental and medicinal plants, featuring in the cultures of ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, and even the Chinese who acquired bulbs…

Bellefontaine in Bloom

Mar 2

With the recent persistence of warm Missouri weather (especially at night), many of our garden plants are waking up nearly a month ahead of last year!  In particular,  non-native species who are not accustomed to…

Bellefontaine in Bloom

Feb 15

February tends to be a quiet time in the garden, with most plants still slumbering through winter, and the pines, spruces, hollies, and junipers providing the occasional spot of green.  Though this may seem like…

Thank you!

Dec 21

We are truly thankful for your support of the Friends of Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum. This year, the generous donors and volunteers who make up the Friends have provided educational and cultural opportunities to over…