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Chill, Grill, and Thrill—3 Easy Steps to Summer Entertaining

Posted on 07/06/2017 by Jean Sexton

Summer entertainment at Biltmore was a favorite pastime for the Vanderbilts and their guests. From birthday parties in the Rose Garden to picnics on the grassy slopes of Mt. Pisgah, warm weather...

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Plants Unique to Biltmore’s Gardens

Posted on 07/05/2017

With more than 2.5 miles of paths in our manicured gardens, it’s easy to stumble upon unfamiliar species of plants. Starting in late May, summer annuals fill the Walled Garden, Estate Entry,...

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Lights, Camera, Biltmore!

Posted on 06/22/2017 by Jean Sexton

Although Biltmore was created to provide a restful retreat from the outside world, sometimes the bright lights and stars of Hollywood come calling! Since the golden age of filmmaking, Biltmore...

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Preserving Biltmore’s Pools of Delight

Posted on 06/12/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

The Italian Garden next to Biltmore House was created to offer a tranquil spot for enjoying magnificent reflections of America’s largest home. The design, which includes three large pools...

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Controlled Approach: Preserving the Road to Biltmore

Posted on 06/09/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

For Western North Carolina native Jason Mull, his daily work at Biltmore can sometimes seem very invasive—but that’s only because he heads up a crew of six gardeners who are primarily...

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