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Flowerbed Services

Various levels of flowerbed services are available to accommodate people's abilities and schedules. Whether you would like staff to prepare the bed for you to plant, trim existing shrubs or you would like cemetery staff to plant and maintain for the season on your behalf - we have a service that's suitable for you. Please see below for our listing of 2017 flowerbed services. If you would like to order a flowerbed you can submit an online order form (available in Spring 2018) or you can contact us directly for more information.

Tulip bulbs available for sale

$4 per 2 dozen (available the beginning of June each year)
Please contact our office to have your name put on our tulip request list. When bulbs are available we will contact you.

Available flowerbed services for 2017:

Option 1:

Installation of a new flowerbed (monument and foundation must already be in place). Sod is cut out and soil is turned over to prepare the flowerbed for planting.

Cost: No charge.  Click here to order.
sketch of 2 monuments in grass, one with a flowerbed the other without

Option 2: 

Preparation of an existing or previously installed flowerbed. Soil is turned over and flowerbed lines re-established.

Cost: $30 + applicable Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). Click here to order.
sketch of a flowerbed being installed in front of a cemetery monument


Option 3:

Prepare/plant/maintain flowerbed. The flowerbed will be prepared, and seasonal annuals will be planted by cemetery staff. The flowers will be watered, fertilized and weeded throughout the season. In the fall the flowerbed will be removed and prepared for winter.

Cost: $150 + HST. Click here to order.
sketch of a cemetery monument with a flowerbed planted with summer annual plant material


Option 4:

Prepare/plant/maintain flowerbed. The flowerbed will be prepared, and seasonal annuals will be planted by cemetery staff. The flowers will be watered, fertilized and weeded throughout the season. In the fall the flowerbed will be removed, tulips bulbs will be planted (to bloom the following spring), and prepared for winter.

Cost: $204 + HST. Click here to order.
sketch of a cemetery monument with a flowerbed planted with summer annual and spring tulips

Option 5:

Prepare/plant/maintain flowerbed. The flowerbed will be prepared, and seasonal annuals will be planted by cemetery staff. The flowers will be watered, fertilized and weeded throughout the season. In the fall the flowerbed will be removed, tulips bulbs will be planted (to bloom the following spring), and an artificial wreath on a tripod stand will be place on the grave for winter.

Cost: $250 + HST. Click here to order.
sketch of a cemetery monument with summer annual plants, spring tulips and a winter artificial wreath

Option 6:

Watering and Fertilizing. The customer supplies and plants the flowerbed and cemetery staff water and fertilize throughout the summer season. Please note that if you have ordered option 3, 4 or 5, you do not also need to pay for watering. It is included in the option.

Cost: $72 + HST. Click here to order.
sketch of a cemetery monument with a flowerbed in front and flowers being watered and fertilized

Option 7:

Removal of a flowerbed or shrub. In both instances the flowerbed and shrubs are removed, filled in with soil and top dressed with grass seed.

Cost: No charge. Click here to order.
sketch of a cemetery monument with a flowerbed and shrub on either side of the monument


 

Order flowerbed services from Kitchener Cemeteries:

  • Online form (available Spring 2018)


Download
our memorial options brochure for your reference

Please contact us if you have any questions. 


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