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Bellefontaine In Bloom

Here’s a short list of spring blossoms you can find at the cemetery this weekend. Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) can be found undereath the dogwood trees at the North end of Aspen Ave.       Throughout the cemetery, you will also find flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa), Forsythia (Forsythia x intermedia),…...

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Volunteerism at Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

– by Dan Fuller, Volunteer Coordinator Guides, Gardeners, and Greeters, oh my!!! People are often surprised that I am a Volunteer Coordinator at a cemetery.  Though after only a small amount of explanation, my job and all the volunteer activities at Bellefontaine Cemetery & Arboretum, are completely understandable.  Volunteerism in…...

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Spring in Action

Here’s a quick look at what’s blooming in the cemetery right now.                             Photos courtesy of staff horticulturist Kyle Cheesborough.      Spike Witchhazel (Corylopsis spicata) – an uncommon shrub in our area and very fragrant.   Daffodils (Narcissus spp.) and Crocus (Crocus tommasinanus & Crocus chrysanthus)  …...

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Coming up at Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

~ Growing Seasons ~ Wildwood Valley Gardens – This year, the first full year for the Wildwood Valley Gardens, will feature a number of interesting plants. In spring look for lenten roses, blue-star and false indigo. During the summer you can find gay-feathers, phlox and a large variety of lilies.…...

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