Elmwood cradle gardeners tend roots of history

By Updated: June 09, 2020 10:54 AM CT | Published: June 08, 2020 4:00 AM CT

There are thousands of cradles graves at Elmwood. Slowly, in pockets and bunches, they are being planted by a troupe of volunteers finding particular solace tending a cemetery in a pandemic.


Kim Bearden Carla Balch Ellen Rardin Katherine Schwartz Cradle Gardeners Cradle Graves Elmwood Cordova Garden Club Nichole Gentry graceland

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.

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