When asked, the majority of people think that it's against the law to be buried at home, or maybe only allowed under very special circumstances. The truth is however, that as long as certain guildlines are followed to avoid potential public health risks, there is no law what-so-ever against being buried in your own garden, or on private land!
Wealthy families with large estates have for centuries, built a mausoleum or burial chambers and vaults on their land, for the burial of a family member, as have certain religious groups (such as the Quakers) who also often used to bury their loved ones in their garden. It is a trend that is again on the increase. Follow this link if you would like to see a recent video diary from a lady called Wendii Miller, covering the diy burial of her mother.