Mamie Eisenhower, the wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, gave Marjorie Post a copy of the garden plaque that she had designed for the rose garden at the White House in 1958.
Featured is the fourth stanza of the poem "The Lord God Planned a Garden" by Dorothy Frances Gurney:
The kiss of the sun fro pardon/
The song of the birds for mirth/
One is nearer God's heart in a garden/
Than anywhere else of earth.