Tribute Options and Guidelines

Let us help remember and honour your loved one with one of our lot service program options.

Lot service program

We'll provide the beautiful flowers and our dedicated and caring staff will provide the required maintenance throughout the summer including; daily watering, deadheading, pruning and fertilizing.

This program is perfect for those who may find it a challenge to keep plants and gardens alive during the hot summer months or for those who live out of town or out of the country.

Purchase options

  • Option1: a beautiful mixed flower arrangement in a holder-style plant stand or on a hanging-style shepherd’s hook.  The pots are placed on June 1 and maintained until September 30. Cost: $71.30 plus HST 
  • Option 2: a beautiful mixed flowerbed planted in front of the headstone. (This option is for plots with headstones only.) Cost: $171.24 plus HST

Acceptable methods of payment include; cash, debit, credit card (Visa or Mastercard only), and cheque (made out to the 'City of Brantford').
Place your order online then call us to make payment. Payment must be made no later than May 1, 2020.  Once you have ordered you are automatically added to our mailing list and will receive renewal applications every year for your convenience.  You may unsubscribe at anytime.

Products available to purchase 

We provide a variety of options to commemorate your loved one(s). Call us or email us to purchase any of the options below.

Wreath $35.62 to $43.68 plus HST

We offer 18" and 20" circular wreaths on a tripod wire stand.They are available from November 1 to March 31 only. 

Saddle Wreath $62.61 plus HST

Saddle wreaths for upright monuments are available year-round.

Granite memorial garden bench $1866.48 plus HST

We have grey granite benches available to commemorate your loved one(s). They are 48" high by 16" wide, and 4" thick. Your one line etched inscription can be a maximum of 45 characters. Please note that it takes eight weeks to process and install the bench, and a $200.00 deposit is required at the time of order. We do our best to meet your location requests but some locations may not be available.

Submit an application form
New memorial tree planting and plaque $1131.86 including HST

This includes your choice of trees approximately 6" to 8" high. We will plant your tree, and print and install your plaque. Plaques are bronze in colour and measure nine inches by five inches, and are mounted on a granite cube. Your message can be four lines long. There is a two year warranty on new trees.

Submit an application form
New memorial tree planting $720.32 including HST

Includes your choice of tree approximately 6" to 8" high. We will plant the tree. There is a two year warranty on new trees.

Submit an application form

Commemorative plaque at an existing tree $720.32 including HST

Includes your choice of existing trees on the cemetery grounds. We will print and install your plaque. Plaques are bronze in colour and measure nine inches by five inches. You can have four lines, 45 characters each in your message that will be mounted on a granite cube.

Submit an application form

Cemetery guidelines

Damages

The City of Brantford is not responsible for any damage to lots or structures and objects, flowers, shrubs, decorations or articles placed on or removed from any lot. We will be responsible for damage to lots, monuments or markers caused by our staff or contractors we have hired.

Prohibited lot decorations

  • Candles and candleholders
  • Copings, fences, curbs, steps or glass
  • In-ground vases
  • Stone chips or flowerbed borders
  • Symbols or signs that are not approved monuments
  • Wood structures or equally perishable materials

Approved flat marker lot decorations

We will approve lot decorations during the times listed below on lots with flat markers:

  • Pot stands (hanging or holder style) from June 1 to October 1
  • Potted plants two days prior to and four days following Easter, Mother's day, Father's day and Christmas day
  • Saddle wreaths from November 1 to March 31
  • Wreaths on wire tripod stands from November 1 to March 31

Approved flowerbeds (upright monuments)

We allow flowerbeds no wider than the width of the monument, and not more than 12 inches out from the front of the monument.

Lot decoration removals

Any decorations which are prohibited or we feel become unsightly, unkempt, or considered dangerous will be removed and disposed of.