Graveside Chat: West Laurel Hill Blog

Graveside Chat: West Laurel Hill Blog

Thank you for visiting West Laurel Hill’s blog where we will be sharing more on what we do, including behind the scenes features, info on famous notables, cemetery news and articles relating to death, grief, and aftercare.

If you have any blog topics or questions for us to address for future posts, send them to [email protected] Guest blog posts are welcome!


Horticultural Symbolism in Cemetery Memorials

Horticultural Symbolism in Cemetery Memorials

Did you know that many grave markers of the 19th and early 20th century featured intricate carvings in stone of various plants and flowers? Also, each plant or flower had a specific symbolic meaning. …

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Overwintering Bees in Cold Climates

Overwintering Bees in Cold Climates

Our beekeeper, Susan, was hard at work this summer trying to build up the hives so they will be ready to explode with growth and honey next spring! Although in one location, all three hives behaved d…

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West Laurel Hill Grave Restoration

West Laurel Hill Grave Restoration

Throughout the years our land shifts ever-so-slightly, causing headstones to sink below the surface of the ground or become crooked due to erosion. We have recently started our grave restoration proje…

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Welcome to Graveside Chat!

Welcome to Graveside Chat!

Thanks for visiting West Laurel Hill’s new blog, Graveside Chat! On this blog we will be sharing more on what we do, including behind the scenes features, famous notables, news and more. …

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