Quick Options for Scattering Ashes

Posted on November 19, 2018 by Osceola Memory Gardens under Cremation Service
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Not everyone wants to have a loved one’s ashes on display or in a columbarium niche. If you want to scatter your loved one’s ashes, whether because of convenience or symbolism, you can do so without even purchasing an urn. You can ask any Cremations provider and they can recommend lots of options to carry the ashes to the location where you will be scattering them.   

An inexpensive and quick option that many people use is a large coffee can. It may not be the most glamorous option in which to carry ashes, but it can do perfectly fine. It also has the benefit of being easy to open and of not telling everyone who passes by that there are cremated remains inside. For people who value their privacy, this can be a good option.   

Mason jars are also a great, homey option that can be symbolically perfect for a lot of people. These mason jars can be easily decorated, with paint, ribbons, and lots more. It can be a perfect way to include children into the scattering, allowing them to start processing their grief. Mason jars are also very sturdy and can be sealed well, so that you do not have to worry about spillage when you transport the ashes to the scattering site.   

Biodegradable scattering urns can be a good choice for people who are concerned about the environment. This kind of urn is useful because it can also work for water burials or regular burials, since it will break down easily. They can be made of paper, cardboard, clay, wicker, and lots of other biodegradable materials.   

An option that many providers have seen recently is the use of wine bottles or other similar containers to transport the ashes to the scattering site. This can be a unique way to honor your loved one. Because there are so many options of wine bottles, including different sizes and colors, you can choose the one that best fits your needs.   

If your loved one was an avid gardener, why not use some container from their garden, like a watering can, for the ashes? It can be an appropriate way of honoring your loved one, as well as a convenient one for scattering, especially if you will be doing so over water. Buckets work, too, and anything else that your loved one used a lot in the garden.   

You should reach out to a provider of cremations in Kissimmee, FL if you are still not sure of the option you want for your loved one. They can help you make the right choice while still maintaining creativity and uniqueness if that is what you want. A place like Osceola Memory Gardens Cemetery, Funeral Homes & Crematory can offer the guidance you need. Visit them in person at 1717 Old Boggy Creek Rd Kissimmee, FL 34744 or give them a call right now at (407) 847-2494 to hear about all of their suggestions for cremations.  

Osceola Memory Gardens

Since 1958, Osceola Memory Gardens has provided respectful service and options for families to create a meaningful service at an affordable cost. We serve all religions and have full-time staff available 24 hours-a-day, every day of the year. Osceola Memory Gardens is housed in three beautiful facilities conveniently located in Kissimmee, Saint Cloud, and Poinciana Florida

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