PLANT A TREE MEMORIAL
A Lasting Tribute

Tree Memorial



 "If you seek my monument, look around you."

 
~Arbor Day founder,
   J. Sterling Morton

Plant a memorial tree in memory of your lost loved one...

In planting a tree, you are giving the gift of life back to the earth. This can be a most honorable and appropriate gift of remembrance.



A vibrant, beautiful tree benefits everyone... now and for future generations to come. For this reason, a tree provides a wonderful symbol of the continuance of life while benefiting the earth. Install a bronze plaque with his or her name on it to keep their memory alive for all who see it.


Good choices for a tree memorial:

  • Oak- the mighty symbol of strength
  • Flowering dogwood- a beloved and beautiful  accent tree
  • Ginkgo- the classic "memory" tree
  • Japanese red maple- a striking accent beauty

Tree Memorial Kits

We present below a collection of attractive tree planting kits that are appropriate for sympathy gifts, as well as useful for a family to create a  living memorial to their lost loved one.

These tree kits provide the materials necessary to start your own memorial tree from seed. This would make a great project to involve bereaved children, from the starting of seed to the planting of the new tree in a garden ceremony that they help plan.




Dawn Redwood Tree-to-Be


Thought to have been extinct for centuries, this rare species of redwood is making a big comeback in the gardening world. Beloved for their attractive lacy foliage and ability to grow quickly in most settings, the Dawn Redwood is a magnificent piece of history and this complete growing kit makes a lovely commemorative or special occasion gift.



Seeds of Life Oak Tree Kit

Planting a tree from seed is a beautiful way to honor someone special in your life. The planting of a tree is a touching gesture. “He who plants a tree, plants hope.”

Kit Includes:
Eco-Friendly Pot & Saucer, preconditioned oak tree seed, soil, moss and instructions.



Southern Magnolia Tree


Honor a loved one's memory with a magnificent magnolia tree planted in their honor.

Beautiful to behold and easy to care for, a magnolia tree is an elegant remembrance that will last for generations. Each 18" to 24" seedling comes covered in 100% natural jute with a set of care instructions, small watering tool, and gift card. A magnolia species suited for the recipient's zip code will be hand-selected and shipped.

Grown with great care by one of the country's most prominent magnolia nurseries.



If you would like a memorial tree to be planted in a distant location (such as a beloved travel spot), try this company to create an enduring memorial that will grow grander with the years:



If you would like to use your new memorial tree as a focal point for a whole new memorial garden in your yard, visit our
PLAN A MEMORIAL GARDEN page.


"He who plants a tree plants hope"
~Lucy Larcom



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