Arlington National Cemetery's app "ANC Explorer" connects families, visitors and the public to the cemetery's rich history and all of those who rest here by enhancing their onsite visit or allowing them to visit "virtually" whenever they want.
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Arlington National Cemetery's horticulturist Kelly Wilson will host a guided walking tour about the gardens and landscapes at the cemetery. The tour will take place on July 18 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Please meet at the information desk in the Welcome Center. The tour will start with a viewing of the diverse plant material around the parking garage and will end with a trek to the Custis Walk to see three types of Asclepias plants.
The tour is free-of-charge, but reservations are required. Please register online at http://arlingtoncemetery.mil/Plan-Your-Visit/Events-and-Ceremonies/ctl/Details/Mid/1223/ItemID/13 or call (703) 614-1091 by July 17.
The Welcome Center is accessible via the Blue Line on the Metro. Parking is available at the Welcome Center parking lot.
Horticulture tours will continue in the fall. When scheduled, dates will be included on Arlington's website and official Facebook page.
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Arlington National Cemetery will host a special guided walking tour of its Horticulture Program on June 20 from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Steve Van Hoven, ANC's urban forester and horticulture division chief, will provide on-site discussions that showcase Arlington's turf and grounds maintenance, landscaping techniques, and urban forestry program. Participants will also get to see and learn more about its two state champion trees.