"Mourning is love with no place to go".
Garden memorial, or memorial garden?
There's a difference, you know. With a garden memorial, you add a memorial accent to an already existing garden, like a bench, wind chimes or engraved memory stones. A garden Memorial is often engraved with the loved ones name or personalized in some way.
But a memorial garden involves the planning and implementation of a whole new garden concept. You conceptualize and create a new memorial garden in honor of your lost loved one.
Either project would provide comfort and a useful outlet for your "grief energy", as well as beautify your property. There's just something soothing about green, growing plants that you will likely find helpful during your hard days of bereavement. Your garden will act as a sort of monument or altar to honor your beloved one. Life goes on, despite the fact that your loved one has departed.
If you don't have an available spot in your own yard, check nearby parks or even a golf course the deceased favored. Perhaps their place of work might be willing to provide a spot for your tribute. Ask if you can donate a memorial bench in a shady spot or plant a memorial tree on the site. Hold a simple memorial ceremony at the time of installation or the tree planting.
We present below an interesting selection of personalized landscape memorial items that may provide you with a bit of comfort as you grieve.
Add a personal touch to your memorial garden by displaying a customized plaque. Crafted of weather-durable cast aluminum with powder-coat finishes; includes two 18" lawn stakes. Made in USA.
Keep the precious memories of your loved one alive with our Forever In Our Hearts Custom Memorial Stake.
The name and memorial dates of your loved one will be featured within a lovely verse that says "Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday."
Comes in a photo or non-photo version. Plaque stands 25" tall x 14" wide.
Keep the precious memories of your loved one alive with our In Loving Memory Personalized Memorial Garden Stone.
Loved one's name and memorial years will be custom laser engraved next to a delicate cross; choose title. Stone measures approx. 11 1/2"W x 7 1/4"H x 1"D. Crafted of durable resin, with the look and feel of real stone (without the weight!)
Our beautiful Personalized Memorial Wind Chime turns a quiet breeze into a soothing melody which gently whispers their loving memory and comfort to you.
The wind chime's wind catcher is custom engraved in script or block font with your loved one's name and date. Choose cross or no cross design.
Designed and skillfully crafted by hand by the world's favorite chimemaker, Woodstock Chimes®, the 6 bronze anodized aluminum tubes are hand-tuned to a universal, five note scale to produce amazing sound. 27" long x 6" diam.
Add a unique, distinctive finish to your memorial garden with a personalized Floral Garden Flag! Especially perfect for a memorial butterfly garden.
All-weather, double-sided flag displays any 2-line personalization you choose! Flag measures 17 1/4"L x 12 1/2" W. (Optional garden flag stand sold separately).