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This month, the White House once again opened its gardens and grounds to visitors from across the country, continuing First Lady Michelle Obama's commitment to opening up the White House to more Americans.
As the First Lady has explained, "This is really what the White House is all about. It’s the 'People’s House.' It’s a place that is steeped in history, but it’s also a place where everyone should feel welcome. And that's why my husband and I have made it our mission to open up the house to as many people as we can."
During these Fall Garden Tours, visitors experienced the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the Rose Garden, and the South Lawn of the White House as well as the White House Kitchen Garden – the first vegetable garden planted at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s Victory Garden.
Those taking the tour were encouraged to use the hashtag #WHGarden to share photos of their experience. Check out a selection of photos:
Check out the full 2012 fall garden tour booklet here