It’s a question we get all the time… “Can I be planted as a tree when I die?”
You’ve heard about this idea, and you’re intrigued. But will it work for you? Is it easy to do? What are the requirements, the regulations, the holdups, the costs, the prep? How does it work? Do you have to send out your remains – or those of your loved one? Does it only work with cremation? Or can you do full-body burial? What kinds of trees are available? How much actual work is involved?
Our memorial tree urns are an increasingly popular choice for family and friends to honor their loved one in an unique way. These aren’t simply trees that are planted in memory of a loved one; the cremated remains (or “ashes”) are planted in the ground inside the urn, which includes the tree seeds and biodegrades over time. This causes the remains to be mixed with the clay-based, nutrient-enriched urn to actually provide nutrients for the tree from the ashes, helping the memorial tree grow healthy and strong. Continue reading Memorial Tree Urn Unboxing
Memorial trees are beautiful living monuments to the life of a departed loved one. There are many ways you can plant a tree in honor of a loved one. The physicality of digging, planting, watering, and tending a small tree, and watching it grow into full and vibrant life, can be very therapeutic and helpful in the grieving process. Continue reading Memorial Trees: 16 Varieties