The gift of a memorial tree for loved ones will carry on giving for years to come. It is a warm and moving way of keeping a lost loved one's memory alive and creates a tranquil place to visit and treasure the happy memories shared.
A memorial tree planting is a wonderful way for someone to create a place of remembrance for a loved one. A way of being at one with nature and perhaps even a special spot to scatter the loved ones ashes too, so that they can always be together. You can add a plaque for remembrance, a stone, or even a special bench. I'll add some links to those below.
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Below we have trees that you can send and can be planted in the grievers own garden. Alternatively, you can have a tree planted in memory of a loved one, in State Parks or National Forests in anyone of 50 states in the USA and Canada. Know that your gift or memorial will benefit generations to come by making the planet a safer, greener place.
We have partnered with Treegivers who carry out this wonderful service and provide personalised certificates for each tree to honour your departed loved one.
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There are various ways that you can be buried under a tree now, so that your ashes will nurture life for generations to come. Read more about green burials and tree pod burials.
Here are some memorial tree ideas that we have found from the best suppliers. Note that these trees can only be sent within the USA.
This eco-friendly growing kit will get your Dawn Redwood off to a flying start. They can grow up to 2 feet a year and will eventually reach a towering 50 - 60'.
This is an ornamental deciduous tree with pretty lacy leaves and grows throughout the northern hemisphere. It comes with a personalised hang tag with your own message.
Depending on your location, the Seeds of Life Memory Kit will come with a Maple, Magnolia or Majestic Oak. What a memorial it would be for a loved one.
These trees will grow for hundreds of years making a beautiful living monument to the deceased.
This popular ornamental conifer is a great focal point for a garden. It can also be decorated for Christmas.
It arrives in an all natural bamboo case ready to plant.
Instructions are included and a card with a personalised message.
The Magnolia is one of the earth's oldest plants, with a spectacular flower which dates back 95 million years. What a beautiful specimen to commemorate a life.
These trees are grown by the foremost magnolia nursery in the USA and they will send a variety most suited to the recipient's climate.
The flowers in spring will bring joy to the bereaved and help to heal their heart.
Click here to order from The Magnolia Company in the USA.
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Check out our lovely range of memorial jewelry for any lost loved one. Pendants, necklaces, rings or bracelets, we have them all in all kinds of styles. Choose for yourself or buy as a sympathy gift.
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