Below is the related Lorain “MorningJournal” News Story;
These photographs below were taken on August 12, 2018 at Elmwood Cemetery in Lorain. They illustrate maintenance practices that are causing clumps of thick dead grass to stick to the stones and dry in the hot sun; making it difficult to remove the clumps from the stone.
I think most folks would consider this an unsightly mess and disrespectful to the deceased. This situation means that family members must clean off the dried up clumps from their family’s markers and monuments. What about the markers and monuments where there is no family to handle this situation? Will the cemetery groundskeepers come back to remove the thick clumps from the surface? We just don’t know at this point.
Sadly, this is the worst Elmwood Cemetery has looked since I have been visiting it for over 20 years.
This last photo above illustrates where part of the problem lies.
Taking too long between trimmings.
to become too overgrown means taking too aggressive