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Bellefontaine in Bloom

Horticulture Supervisor, Kyle Cheesborough As the spring bulbs start to fade, you can now find beautiful displays of white flowering dogwoods, pink flowering dogwoods, and eastern redbuds throughout the cemetery.                           Look for golden currants (Ribesodoratum) on the…...

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Bellefontaine in Bloom

The trees may be just starting to leaf out but spring bulbs are up and showing off their glorious colors.  Now is a great time to experience Bellefontaine’s Wildwood Valley Gardens.  Here’s a small sample of what’s blooming in the garden from staff Horticulturist, Kyle Cheesborough.    ...

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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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