The best part of this job is seeing your results. Taking a plot that is in need of care and restoring it, once more, to pristine condition. Showing that the memory of that loved one continues.
Here is a selection of our handiwork with some descriptions of how we achieved those results.
Rennovation & Deep Clean
Buckinghamshire. June 2021.
This 70 year old grave had become overgrown and the task too large for the family but they had a desire and a vision.
Our work includes tending the wider area of the grave to cut the grass, trim edges and re-seed grass if necessary.
After removing the vegetation, we cleaned the headstone and the brickwork to make it readable once more.
The finished result with the new gravel laid. This is just a few days after the headstone and it will improve further still over the next few weeks,
Flowers & A Little TLC
Buckinghamshire. May 2021.
Through illness, the family were unable to visit their loved one's graves to mark a family anniversary. The request was simply to lay flowers and a little tidying in this beautiful churchyard.
We cut the grass, tidied away any dead vegetation, trimmed the edge grass around headstone foundation stone and brushed the headstone clean to slow the build-up of lichen.
A Simple Refresh
Eynsham, Oxfordshire. September 2020.
Unfortunately relatives have been able to tend this grave for a few years due to mobility problems. Although the wild flowers look very pretty, the grass was extremely weed infested and mossy.
Stage one complete. The headstone sensitively washed, the area weeded, new grass seeded and snowdrop bulbs planted. The effect of washing the headstone will begin to show over the next few months.
Using a specialist wash as a one off, more of the lichen can be removed and will improve further in the next few months. The grass will take a few weeks to start sprouting and the snowdrops will not show until 2021!
Just a few weeks later you can really see the effect that the cleaning has had. The new grass is sprouting and the difference between before and after is amazing. The stone is readable again.