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March is the Month of Expectation

Author: Erica Dahlgren, Director of Interpretation How do you know when spring has begun? Is it the appearance of the first tiny leaves on the trees, or the first daffodils peeping through the snow? Every year, we patiently look for the first signs of spring at Belle Meade – leaves budding, birds chirping, and flowers…

Natural Social Distancing

Did you know that Belle Meade is designated a Level Two Arboretum by the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council? Erica Dahlgren, Director of Interpretation, identified our trees (several are over 100 years old!) and created the Tree Walk. During your visit, explore our walking path using the mobile app which can be accessed by scanning the QR code with your phone. The numbers on the tree tags can be entered into the navigation keypad or you can click on the tree name for information.