White House Gardens

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About the White House Gardens and Grounds

  • Follow this timeline of the evolution of the White House landscapes and gardens compiled by the White House Historical Association.
  • Click here for videos about White House garden design, its trees, pets in the gardens, and the Rose  Garden. (Again, thanks to the Historical Association.)
  • Click here for C-SPAN’s broadcast about the gardens and grounds, produced in 2008 on the occasion of the visit by Queen Elizabeth. Introduction by President Clinton. Interviews with Grounds Superintendent Dale Haney. 26 minutes.

About the Rose Garden

About White House Kitchen Gardens

Seeing in Person –

  • See”How to See the White House Gardens and Grounds” right here on DC Gardens. It includes how to sign up for White House Alert emails notifying you of the next Open Garden weekend.
  • The slide show below shows the gardens and grounds in October at the time of two Open Garden weekends during the Obama Administration.
Scene of “Beer Summit”
Passageway to West Wing
Kitchen Garden
Head Kitchen Gardener Jim Adams
Beehive
Weather station