In recent years, there has been a growing trend of people planting small trees in memory of those deceased. Some cemeteries and burial grounds even have a small space set aside for the planting of these memory trees. Also acceptable are planting these trees in your own yard and enclosing a picture in a sympathy note. Planting a tree correctly and nourishing takes some effort, and people know that this is reminiscent of the person passed. Few other things that you can do from abroad communicate sympathy so well.