For the next several
weeks, you will notice signs and work indicating Arlington National Cemetery is
in the process of renovating the turf. Please
limit walking in these areas as much as possible, but do not hesitate to visit
or place flowers at a gravesite.
This process involves
removing the old turf and weeds, tilling the soil, re-grading the gravesites,
and sowing new grass seed. The result will be a much healthier, thicker turf
and ground that is more level.
already started in sections 11, 34, and portions of section 3. Section 9 and a
portion of section 17 will also be renovated this year.
Cemetery renovates more than 30 acres of turf each year.