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8 Helpful Tips for Your September Garden

September is the prime time for planting spring bulbs so if your family cemetery allows planting choose plump firm bulbs and get to planting! If your family cemetery has strict rules against planting flowers, this would be a great time … Read More

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The Woodlands Grave Gardeners are the volunteer group that every cemetery hopes to find on their grounds

Originally used as gravesites for children, cradle graves were growing in popularity amongst those living in the southern and Midwest regions of the country. These grave types became extremely popular during the Civil War and were used to memorialize war … Read More

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Two Brothers Create a Product that Brings Your Late Loved Ones Back to Life

With the cost of burials sky rocketing, the numbers of cremations are on the rise. Many companies have emerged with unique ways to commemorate your loved ones beyond the standard urn and spreading of ashes. Roger and Gerard Moline, in … Read More

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Five Spooky Stories: Are Children Haunting Your Playground?

Dead Children’s Playground – Alabama Hidden behind some trees within the Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama lays the Dead Children’s Playground. People have claimed to hear children’s laughter while other claim to have seen swings moving by themselves. While … Read More

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Honor Your Loved One with These Unique Memorial Items

Honoring your loved ones after they have passed has been the leading method of coping among grieving families. Sending flowers and maintaining a final resting place has been one way to honor our loved ones but some go one step … Read More

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Pokémon Go in Cemeteries: Good or Bad?

What’s drawing the largest crowds to cemeteries since Memorial Day? Well the answer isn’t Father’s Day or the Fourth of July. It’s Pokémon Go, the new craze that’s putting Pokémon lovers in an exciting augmented reality. Pokémon Go is a … Read More

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Cemeteries are Hotspots for Pokémon Go

You downloaded Pokémon Go and you’re ready to “catch ‘em all”. The question is- where are the best spots to find unique Pokémon and battle other trainers? There are plenty of prime game spots in major downtown areas that are … Read More

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Grave Cemetery Conditions

Have you visited your loved one lately? Make sure their final resting place isn’t plagued by these grave conditions common in many cemeteries.   Is their tombstone or market buried in a sea of grass? You would think J. Edgar … Read More

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Haunted Cemeteries You Don’t Want to Visit

Usually for those visiting cemeteries, it can be a peaceful and reconnecting experience. However, your experience in these cemeteries might be a little different. Unless you’re an avid ghost hunter or have a thirst for fear, stay away from these … Read More

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10 Beautiful Funeral Songs

June marks the anniversary of the Guild of Funerary Violinists founded in Britain in 1586.  Why should you care? Well, music is a great coping mechanism and funeral music plays a pivotal role in the mourning process. Chopin’s Funeral March … Read More