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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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Bellefontaine in Bloom – Missouri’s Summer Blooming Natives

[caption id="attachment_5862" align="alignright" width="300"] Filipendula rubra[/caption] As we get into the hotter months in Missouri, many of our prairie and glade natives begin to push their blooms, taking advantage of the myriad pollinators actively foraging.  One such plant, the queen-of-the-prairie (Filipendula rubra), is a sight to behold. Growing in moist,…...

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