Summer Highlight: Memorial Day Roses

July 19, 2018

With their large pink petals, long bloom time and rich sweet fragrance, Memorial Day roses are a favorite of Arlington National Cemetery visitors and staff. 

Summer Highlight: Sweetgum Tree

Summer Highlight: Sweetgum Tree

July 20, 2016

The sweetgum tree (Liquidambar styraciflua) may have a bit of a bad reputation, but our first president must have thought highly of it when he gave thirteen saplings of this North American native to Alexander Hamilton, his treasury secretary.