Creating A Memorial Garden

By: Danny Amoruccio
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Most people find it very difficult to deal with the death of a close family member and don’t know how to cope with the loss and grief. But the healing process can take some time and should not be hurried. You can, however, do some things that will help you deal with the pain you are feeling, and creating a memorial garden is one of them.

What Is A Memorial Garden?

Designing and installing a memorial garden is a creative process, and you can take your time with it. The idea is to add elements and features that will lend a sense of serenity to your yard. It's an area where you can sit in solitude and think about all the times you spent with your loved one. If you live in an apartment, you can create a small nook on your balcony using a similar concept. There are many different ways in which you can add a special touch to the memorial garden, and here we take a look at some of them:

  • Design a small private zone and add some water features to it.
  • You can create a small rockery and install a few flowering plants in it.
  • Look for some space that has a cheery feel to it, with some light and shaded spots.
  • You also have the option to add some outdoor lighting features so you can visit that spot even after dark and spend a few quiet moments there as well
  • Add some outdoor seating elements and make the space comfortable.
  • You can also add a personalized touch by including an engraved rock in the memorial garden.

The design, planning, and installation of the memorial garden can be an ongoing process, and you can keep adding some elements to it over time. If you need any information about the cemetery in your community, we will answer all your queries at Willowbrook Cemetery and don’t hesitate to contact us.

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