TAG: Arlington National Cemetery

LM Gallery: August 2019

August 16, 2019By

A couple of snapshots that depict where the LM team has traveled over the past couple of months, including Renewal & Remembrance and a Bayer media event. read more

Issue Brief: Renew and remember

July 18, 2018By

Each July, members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) head to the sacred grounds of Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia for NALP’s Renewal & Remembrance event. Hundreds of volunteers, many of them families, fan out across the cemetery to apply lime, core aerate lawn areas, install irrigation, plant flowers and cable, brace and trim trees. Those who have... read more

Volunteers spruce up Arlington for 19th year

July 23, 2015By

Can you imagine Arlington National Cemetery without turf or trees? Scott Jamieson posed that question on July 20 during his opening remarks at the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Renewal & Remembrance event in Washington, D.C. Jamieson, vice president of Bartlett Tree Experts, is president of NALP. What would Arlington—or any memorial site—be without the care of landscape professionals... read more

A greater meaning

July 19, 2015By
Photo: AMTOPP

In the Treasure State, one association is enriching the lives 
of veteran families, the hungry and the young. In Montana, where the population hovers around 1 million, people have to drive far to make a difference. And those in the landscape industry do drive far—up to eight hours, in fact—every year to honor veterans. In an annual outing inspired by... read more

Grass Roots exhibit opens to public

October 30, 2014By

Grass Roots, a 1.3-acre interactive outdoor exhibit at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C., held its grand opening Oct. 16. The exhibit is the centerpiece of the Grass Roots Initiative, a four-year a collaborative effort between the Arboretum and the National Turfgrass Federation. The program consists of an outdoor interactive exhibit; turfgrass management information on the Web that complements... read more

Volunteers return to Arlington National Cemetery

September 3, 2014By

The Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) hosted its 18th annual Renewal & Remembrance event July 28 at Arlington National Cemetery. The beautification effort drew hundreds of landscape industry volunteers from around the U.S. for a day to apply lime and gypsum, aerate, plant and do tree and irrigation work to roughly 180 acres of the cemetery’s grounds. U.S. Army Captain Andy Jenks,... read more