Floral Placement Policy

  • ALL flower placements, flags and decorations will be removed on those days designated as removal dates. The dates are designated GREEN on the calendar.
  • Fresh cut flowers are encouraged throughout the year. Artificial floral arrangements are permitted only in the months of November thru March. However, they will be removed on specified dates highlighted in green on the “Flower Removal Schedule’” at various times throughout the year. Adornments such as balloons, gravel, statuary and like artificial decorations are prohibited and will be removed on sight.
  • Flowers are not permitted inside the Lakeside Mausoleums at any time. Memorialization may be made in the Book of Remembrance only. (Applies to Spring Grove Cemetery ONLY)
  • Only two arrangements may be placed on any space at one time.
  • Flower arrangements and wreaths may contain decorations consisting of non-plant material only as an incidental part of the arrangement or wreath; however, balloons are not permitted at any time.
  • Balloon releases, Chinese lanterns are not permitted at any time.
  • Non-floral, stand-alone decorations such as balloons, pinwheels, Shepherd’s Hooks, Christmas trees over 18” tall, holiday placards, trinkets, statues or garden / stepping stones are not permitted at any time.
  • Decorating the surrounding trees, shrubs or landscape with holiday ornaments, streamers, wind chimes, bird feeders, etc., is not permitted.
  • Monument saddles or any other attachments to markers, monuments or Mausoleum crypt fronts are not permitted.
  • Placing/planting flowers or other objects in planters at Spring Grove Fountain of Remembrance, is not permitted. (Applies to Spring Grove Cemetery ONLY).
  • Flowers placed for a burial service will remain in place for 48 hours.
  • The cemeteries are not responsible for damaged or missing items or floral arrangements due to extreme weather conditions or wildlife damage.
  • For questions concerning the Floral Removal Schedule or our placement policies, contact us at (513) 681-PLAN (7526) and be sure to specify Spring Grove or Oak Hill cemetery.
  • Cemetery reserves the right, in such cases, to make exceptions, suspensions or modifications.
    • Our Everlastings Floral Placement Program is convenient and serves everyone who wishes to remember loved ones but may be unable to place flowers personally. This program ensures that your floral placement will be placed by our staff on the days you designate throughout the year. For more information on this program, contact us at (513) 681-PLAN (7526).

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