If you’ve been following our blog throughout National Garden Month, you’ve learned about Lakewood’s greenhouse, garden, and horticultural history. Today we look at Lakewood’s connection to one of the nation’s most elaborate urban garden and recreation systems—the Minne...

On April 22, 2018, KSTP-TV ran a story about our annual Earth Day Celebration at Lakewood! 

The story starts:

People gather outside the main office of Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis Sunday. Although these folks are not there to attend a funeral. Instead, they would rat...

Lakewood has been in and at the heart of the Twin Cities for nearly 150 years.  Our grounds are a fascinating chronicle of local cultures and traditions—a place where countless families have come to honor, remember and reflect in ways that are uniquely personal to them...

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. At Lakewood, we’re paying special tribute to this anniversary at our annual Memorial Day Celebration by remembering those who served at home and abroad during the Great War. Part of our tribute wi...

You may know that Lakewood is one of the only cemeteries in the country that continues to operate a full service greenhouse operation on site. But did you know that Lakewood was once the largest floral wholesaler west of Chicago? Or that Lakewood’s largest greenhouse i...

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