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Bellefontaine Cemetery

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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Coming up at Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

~ Growing Seasons ~ Wildwood Valley Gardens – This year, the first full year for the Wildwood Valley Gardens, will feature a number of interesting plants. In spring look for lenten roses, blue-star and false indigo. During the summer you can find gay-feathers, phlox and a large variety of lilies.…...

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Luna Moth Caterpillar

Our horticulturist found this Luna Moth (Actias luna) caterpillar feeding on the leaves of a river birch tree. He placed his hand behind the caterpillar for scale. The Luna Moth lays its eggs on a variety of deciduous trees including walnut, beech, persimmon, and hickory. Within two weeks, caterpillars hatch from the…...

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