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International Rose Trials: 2015 Winners Announced

Posted on 06/01/2015 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(1)

Biltmore International Rose Trials judges make their way through the varieties on trial that were first planted in the Walled Garden in 2013. On Saturday morning, ladies and gents arrived at the...

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Historic Hand-Colored Post Cards

Posted on 05/12/2015 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(3)

In late May, we turn our gardening attention to a friendly competition taking place in a corner of the Walled Garden. Here, a jury gathers in Biltmore’s historic rose garden to evaluate...

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Early Spring Rose Care Tips

Posted on 03/18/2015 by Sharon Bell

Whether you believe it or not, growing and maintaining roses is not that difficult. Roses will keep growing and blooming even if we neglect them entirely. However, like with most things, roses...

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Happy Birthday, Frederick Law Olmsted

Posted on 03/10/2015 by Judy Ross

In April, we remember Biltmore’s landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted, born April 26, 1822. Often referred to as the “Father of Landscape Architecture in America,” he’s...

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7 Tips for Making Fresh Cut Flowers Last

Posted on 02/03/2015 by Cathy Barnhardt

Cathy Barnhardt, Floral Displays Manager, has spent 35 years at Biltmore and is nationally known for her work. She began her career in the estate’s greenhouse, but now handles everything "...

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