Advice 1: How to make a grave

Worthy decoration of the graves and care for him is an opportunity to honor the memory of a deceased loved one, try to bring to the place of burial of a particle of beauty. With the design of such space should create an atmosphere of sweet sorrow. In addition, you need to keep in mind that it should be convenient for visitors who will come to remember the deceased. According to national tradition in many graves there is a table and a bench that allow you to sit and remember the deceased.
How to make a grave

What to consider when making the tomb

It should be remembered that the cemetery is subject to special design rules. Here is extremely important a sense of proportion. The cemetery is appropriate discreet, modest design.

Burial sites are of limited area, and therefore certain rules must be followed when choosing a gravestone constructions and vegetation plantings. You need to assume that the burial plot should be conditionally divided into 3 parts: 60% of the land is lawn and ground cover plants 25% – framing types and 10-15% – seasonal planting.

The main thing – to arrange a burial plot so that its appearance is fully consistent with the purpose of the cemetery as a place of rest.

Decoration of graves with plants

There is an assortment of different plants, which can be issued place of burial as a whole composition, which must meet the requirements listed above.

Plantings in the cemeteries there are 3 groups of plants:
- forming the lawn;
- framing the tombstone;
- seasonal plants that need to be changed during the year.

Framing trees are usually not planted directly on the burial site and nearby. To make it better immediately after the funeral, it began to grow.

However, immediately after the funeral, it is impossible to plant herbaceous perennials and shrubs directly on the burial plot. The process of subsidence, which can take several years. On average, it usually lasts for 2-4 years, depending on moisture and soil composition. While grave mound not subsided, it is advisable to do is ephemeral or artificial plants, decorative otsypki, and then to plant shrubs or perennials that will form a permanent arrangement.

Children's graves, it is desirable to make ornamental flowering perennials or flowering annuals. Sometimes, wanting to minimize the work for the care of burial place, give the main role groundcover. For example, Ajuga or periwinkle, green carpet covering the entire grave, will create a sense of peace.

Often decorate graves with stone slabs, gravel and other similar materials. Such tombstones come the cold, forgetfulness and depression. Perhaps, it is best to plant perennials that do not require special care: columbines, peonies, ferns, ornamental grasses.

As a rule, to visit the grave of most people it turns out only a few times a year. Often, many do not work. Think about when you visit a cemetery, at what time of the year? It is preferable to choose plants, peak flowering which accounts for the duration of your visit. One who visits the cemetery quite rare, instead of flower plants better to plant shrubs – Potentilla shrub, cotoneaster horizontal, Euonymus Fortune.

It will be good if the plants you choose will attract birds. Birds singing in the cemetery – it's very good. If the deceased had any favorite plants, don't forget about them. Making a burial plot, remember all that loved the deceased person.

Advice 2 : How to make a plant burial sites

Culture worthy decoration of places of burial with the use of decorative live plants was at one time almost lost to us. Plenty of artificial flowers, bouquets, wreaths, arrangements were considered the most appropriate option.

Now everything is growing of decorating graves with fresh flowers, one - and perennials, decorative shrubs, coniferous varietal crops.

The beautifully decorated burial place is a tribute of respect to the departed. Artificial flowers Orthodox (and any other) Church does not accept either in churches or in cemeteries.
Decent design of the place of burial
Choose plants for planting on a grave must be given to how frequently you can visit her caring for them. After all, some spectacular plants can maintain its decorative only with regular watering, removal of withered blossoms, pruning, fertilizing.

In addition, you need to pay attention to what the lighting conditions at the landing site. The shaded areas require an entirely different selection of plants than under the sun the whole day. Some types of plants require additives in the soil fertile soil.

If you want to draw dry, Sunny area, rarely visited, it is best to choose undemanding groundcover crops such as different types of sedums, saxifrage. At such places will be good to grow wormwood (Schmidt, Louisiana, Steller's), carnation pinnate, the young, thrift seaside, arabis, milkweed many-flowered and mortality. Of shrubs easily take root in the horizontal cotoneaster, low growing and very showy variety of the barberry ( Aurea, Kobold, green carpet, low Spiraea Golden Princess, gold mound, little Princess). Well will feel conifers: pine mountain Dwarf, Mini Pug, Mugus and compact junipers Wt, blue Old (creeping) and Skyrocket (pyramidal), Tamariscifolia (cushion). The best option would be the use of the aforementioned plants in the group.

For low-light raw footage use the following plants: perennial, such as saxifrage, periwinkle, Aquilegia, astilba, geyhera, host; shrubs, such as hydrangea, barberry (zelenolistnyh varieties), cotoneaster brilliant. From pine dwarf spruce (Glauca of Globosa, little Gem). As bright additions can be planted for summer begonia tuberous and Vale of eternal blossoms, balsams, violets.

If the plot is light and there is a possibility of care for them (watering, fertilizing), a good option is the use of miniature and groundcover roses, geraniums, petunias, marigolds.

A gentle and touching look roses with lavender, sage, Veronica. Well groundcover roses with pine (above grade). The fences can be planted clematis, annual morning glory.

Appropriate mix of plants, curbs, decorative stone, venues, covered with granite or marble dropout.
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