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Parks and Recreation Commemorative Gardens


Commemorative Gardens



Honoring the past
Celebrating the present
Enhancing the future


Click here for a Donation Form


Imagine...
The patterns of dancing leaves on woodland paths
The delicate flutter of butterfly’s wings
The sweet scent of unfolding blossoms
The trill of bird songs
The rustle of branches in the breeze

The Fauquier County Commemorative Gardens provide an opportunity for friends and family to remember a loved one, salute an achievement, mark a mile stone or honor a colleague while creating beautiful gardens, groves and pathways for all to enjoy for generations.

Some Suggestions:
Birthdays
Anniversaries
Memorials
Births
Graduations
Earth Day
Father’s Day, Mother’s Day
Class Gift
Civic Organization Gift
Honor Outstanding Employees
Dedicate New Buildings
Remember a Special Pet
Just for fun


Commemorative Gardens of Fauquier County

Your gift provides a living memorial, tribute or commemoration of individuals, milestones and events while enhancing the environment and providing an enjoyable place for visitors.

Commemorative donations provide for the initial installation and ongoing care through a designated trust fund that provides the following:

  • Plants: purchase, planting, perpetual care (fertilization, pruning, mulch, etc., as needed)
  • Amenities: purchase, installation and perpetual maintenance.
  • Signs designating the plant, tree or amenity donated and the individual or event it commemorates are located at the gardens.

Acknowledgement of the donation will be sent to the appropriate person.

Plantings will occur only at the most appropriate times, based on season, weather and other conditions.


C.M. Crockett Park Midland, Virginia
The Commemorative Grove at C.M. Crockett Park is a gallery of indigenous trees such as Beeches, Maples and Oaks. Visitors may enjoy the rustle of leaves overhead or quietly observe the abundance of birds and wildlife as they stroll along the paths or rest on benches nestled among the greenery. The grove is located in the lake park with nearby picnic areas, amphitheatre and boat dock.


Plants and Amenities Available
 
Size
Cost
American Beech (Fagus grandiflora)
6-7’
$300
European Beech (Fagus sylvatica)
6-7’
$300
Red Maple (Acer rubrum)
8-10’
$282
Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
8-10’
$530
Red Oak (Quercus rubra)
8-10’
$400
Scarlet Oak (Quercus coccinea)
8-10’
$312
White Oak (Quercus alba)
8-10’
$400
Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)
6-7’
$250
Bench
5’
$900
Stone Birdbath
12 sq.ft.
$1,500

The Commemorative Grove at C.M. Crockett Park was made possible in part, by a grant from the Small Business Association through the Virginia Department of Forestry.


Date Last Modified: 08/04/2010

 
 


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