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Linda Gaal

Magnolias Blooming in Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

Beautiful Magnolias Of the spring-blooming tree species within our collections, few are as well known or loved as the magnolias.  The magnolias represent many individual species with a wide array of ornamental attributes.  Some are compact shrub size specimens and others become tall shade trees.  Some bloom early in the…...

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Spring in the Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum Apiary 🐝

Celebrating World Bee Day! Today is #WorldBeeDay, shining a light on the habitat of pollinators to improve the conditions for their survival so that bees and other pollinators may thrive. Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum (BCA) has our own pollinator initiatives. In its early days, the cemetery sold goods it produced…...

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Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum – Nosegays or “Tussie-Mussies”

Nosegays or Tussie-Mussies In celebration of Valentine's Day, we thought we'd focus on those little floral arrangements that evoke feelings of love, friendship, and more. A nosegay—or, when carried in a cone-shaped holder, a "tussie-mussie"—has become a somewhat regular feature of weddings.  These floral arrangements may be worn in the…...

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