Can I plant flowers or trees near a marker?

In Oakwood Cemetery, flowers may be planted within 18-inches of a marker or monument, and under no circumstances shall plantings be allowed outside the boundaries of the owner's plot(s), no sod shall be removed which is not next to a marker or monument and then not more than 18-inches. Plantings may be set next to markers or monuments but must be kept free from grass and weeds. The planting or removal of trees and shrubbery is prohibited unless approved by the Superintendent or Sexton as to species, variety, location, and time of planting.

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1. How do I purchase property in Oakwood Cemetery?
2. What months are burials permitted?
3. Are "Green Burials" permitted?
4. Are natural and/or homemade markers permitted?
5. How do I get a marker placed on a plot?
6. Can I plant flowers or trees near a marker?
7. Can I decorate a marker?
8. How can I find the burial location for a specific person?