NLM Herb Garden Graces New Web Site

As lovely as ever since its opening in 1976 as part of NIH’s celebration of the US Bicentennial, the NLM herb garden can now be enjoyed via a new Web site showcasing the healing power of nature. Situated directly in front of the main library (Building 38), facing Rockville Pike, the garden is maintained by…

Death and Transfiguration: Crabapple Trees to be Replaced

If you’ve walked through the southeast corner of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus (in Bethesda, MD) in springtime, you’ve seen them. They look like vast umbrellas covered with pink snowballs but they’re actually Japanese flowering crabapple trees or Malus floribunda. The broad, graceful plants bracket the two NLM buildings, 38 and 38A, and are…