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Fruits of our Labor

Over 100 years ago, Bellefontaine Cemetery was more than just a home for the departed.  Staff maintained certain parts of our landscape as a farm, growing a number of fruits on the Cemetery’s property.  In the early days of Bellefontaine’s history, burials provided only a portion of the business needed…...

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Bellefontiane Featured in American Cemetery & Creation Magazine

We are honored to be the feature story in the March 2015 edition of American Cemetery & Cremation Magazine. See the full article here: March 2015 American Cemetery Article...

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Bellefontaine: A Nice Place to Raise a Family

At Bellefontaine Cemetery, many of our wild friends find that our serene atmosphere – with it’s large, old-growth trees, dense shrub and perennial plantings – makes for an excellent spot to settle down and raise a family. From mammals to insects, the cemetery fosters an environment very conducive to the…...

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When (& Why) to Remove Last Year’s Growth in your Garden

Our staff horticulturist, Kyle Cheesborough, is busy clearing old growth in the cemetery. He explains why this is important and when it should be done below. Common garden practice tells us that when the first hard frost hits, we should pull out the pruners and get to work removing all…...

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