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Celebrating National Gardening Day

It’s National Gardening Day! Our Daffodils: an inside look at BCA’s planting scheme and tips to create your very own daffodil display. Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum has a growing reputation for its impressive daffodil collections and displays over the last several years. With an estimated 250,000 bulbs planted on the…...

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Magnolias Blooming in Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

Beautiful Magnolias Of the spring-blooming tree species within our collections, few are as well known or loved as the magnolias.  The magnolias represent many individual species with a wide array of ornamental attributes.  Some are compact shrub size specimens and others become tall shade trees.  Some bloom early in the…...

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Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum – Trees in Winter

Trees in the Winter at Bellefontaine Cemetery Winter doesn’t seem to offer much for garden aesthetics but take closer look at the trees.  From the stately sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) to the almost shrubby Kousa dogwood (Cornus kousa), the mottled, exfoliating, and textured bark of many trees can be a real…...

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Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk

Founded in 1849, Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum has been the final resting place for many of St. Louis’s notable figures including William Clark, Adolphus Busch, and the Lemp Family.  Celebrated architecture such as the Wainwright Mausoleum, Hotchkiss Chapel, and the ‘Girl in the Glass Box’ can also be found on…...

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