This picturesque view of the South Portico and South Grounds of the White House was captured by photographer Bruce White on April 24, 2012. The photograph was used on the cover of the publication A Garden for the President: A History of the White House Grounds.
This is a photograph of West Garden Sitting Room taken from the Rose Garden by photographer Bruce White on April 17, 2013. The allegorical painting Liberty by Constantino Brumidi can be seen through the window.
Fountain and Statue in the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden
Jacqueline Kennedy Garden
This photograph of a fountain and statue in the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden was taken by Bruce White for the White House Historical Association. The Jacqueline Kennedy Garden is located outside the East Wing of the White House, on the South Grounds. The windows to the East Colonnade are visible in the background.
This photograph of the White House beehive was taken by Bruce White for the White House Historical Association. The beehive was erected the during the Obama administration in the spring of 2009 and produced 34 gallons of honey in its first year. By 2011, when President Barack Obama purchased a home-brewing kit, three different beers were brewed using the honey from the beehive: White House Honey Brown Ale, Honey Porter, and Honey Blonde. The beehive is located on the South Lawn of the White House Grounds, near the Kitchen Garden started by First Lady Michelle Obama in 2009.
This photograph of a willow oak on the South Lawn of the White House Grounds was taken by Bruce White for the White House Historical Association. The willow oak, located just east of the South Portico near the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, was planted by President Ronald Reagan in honor of Arbor Day 1988.
This photograph of the Rose Garden was taken by Bruce White for the White House Historical Association. The photograph, taken just outside the Oval Office, shows the West Colonnade, the beautiful grounds, and the ornate gardening visible from the president's desk.
This close-up of a blooming white dogwood tree was taken by Bruce White for the White House Historical Association. The white dogwood was planted by President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in 1996 in honor of the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing the previous year. The tree was planted on the South Lawn of the White House Grounds.
This photograph of the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden was taken by Bruce White on August 15, 2015. The pergola was designed by renowned architect I. M. Pei. Formerly called the East Garden, or the First Lady's Garden, the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden was formally dedicated to Mrs. Kennedy by First Lady Lady Bird Johnson in 1965. The botanical composition of the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden changes with each administration. Where the Rose Garden is centered on roses, the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden is centered on the personal tastes of the current administration.