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Bellefontaine in Bloom – Vegetables for Visual Interest

Many gardeners find solace in growing flowering ornamental plants, brightly coloring the yard with different shapes and textures, constantly changing with the seasons.  Gardeners often set aside room to grow fresh vegetables, typically in rows, treated very differently than those flowering ornamentals.  However, everyday garden vegetables can be just as…...

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Sixth Annual Historic Beer Barons Tour

TICKETS ON SALE AUGUST 15th This year our annual Beer Barons tour will be on October 14 and 15 from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm. The tasting tent will once again be set near Wildwood Valley Gardens.  Food and Beer samples will be available at the tent from 2:00 pm…...

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Open Position – Horticulturist

Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum is looking for a Horticulturist with 3-5 years of experience.  A background working in public gardens is a plus. This is a full-time, permanent position.   Please follow the link below for more information. Horticulturist Position Save Save Save...

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Bellefontaine in Bloom – Milkweed, side-oats grama, and mountain mint

Monarch butterflies are the talk-of-the-town, their plight being well documented and dispersed to gardeners across the country.  This unique and beautiful butterfly uses the many species of milkweed (Asclepias spp.) to lay their eggs and subsequently provide food for the emerging caterpillar.  Many different Asclepias species are available to gardeners,…...

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