Trees & Shrubs
Trees & Shrubs
The city shall plant all trees and shrubs within the cemetery boundaries. Lot owners shall not do any planting of trees and shrubs. Those desiring shade or open lawns for their lots will have a variety from which to select. The city reserves the right to remove trees and shrubs planted in violation of these rules. Landscape beauty and unity in a cemetery cannot be maintained except through single control. All persons are prohibited from gathering flowers, either wild or cultivated, breaking trees, shrubbery or plants within the cemetery, whether on his lot or elsewhere. The cemetery employees shall do all work. No planting or digging within the cemetery shall be permitted unless authorized by the supervisor.
Potted Plants & Flower Vases
Potted plants will be permitted upon lots three (3) days prior to and seven (7) days after the following holidays: Easter, Memorial Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day and Christmas. All potted plants left after the ten (10) day period shall become the sole property of the City of Lorain. Fresh cut flowers are permitted at any time; however, only one vase of cut flowers will be permitted upon a grave with the exception of Easter, Memorial Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day and Christmas. Vases shall be centered with each marker and placed within six inches of said marker. Cut flower receptacles must fit inside furnished containers. Cemetery personnel shall not be responsible for maintenance of same.
Artificial wreaths shall be permitted upon lots only during the winter months (November through March), Easter and Memorial Day. Cemetery personnel will post the dates for November and March clean-up in advance and all items will be removed. All artificial wreaths left at any other time shall become the sole property of the City of Lorain.
Cut flowers and all other items shall be remove the second Tuesday of each month from April through November, or at the discretion of the supervisor should they become unsightly at any time during the month. Pick-up schedule is available at the cemetery office.