Some NNJVMC Rules for the Betterment of All

Floral Regulations

Planting of any kind will not be permitted on graves.

Floral arrangements accompanying the casket or urn at the time of burial will be placed on the completed grave. They will be removed and disposed of when they become unsightly or when it becomes necessary to facilitate cemetery operation such as mowing.

Fresh cut flowers may be placed on graves at any time of the year. They will be removed and disposed of when they become unsightly or when it becomes necessary to facilitate cemetery operations such as mowing.

Artificial flowers may be placed on the graves only during the period from October 15 to April 15.

The cemetery will provide a flower cone for display of fresh-cut or artificial flowers.

During the lawn-mowing and ground maintenance seasons, all floral items will be removed from graves weekly. The only exception will be during Memorial Day and Veterans Day holiday weeks.

Containers such as pots, baskets, etc., are not permitted.

Potted plant will be allowed on graves for a period extending 10 days before and ten days after Easter Sunday.

Christmas wreaths and other seasonal adornments may be placed on graves from December 1 through January 20.

Statues, vigil lights, glass objects of any nature, and any other type of commemorative items are not permitted on graves at any time.

Floral items and other types of decorations shall not be secured to the markers.

All items placed on grave sites become the property of the NNJVMC and will be disposed of under applicable regulations. NNJVMC is not responsible for flowers after they have been placed on grave sites. Flowers are placed at the risk of damage, loss, or theft and will not be replaced by the cemetery.