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Field to Fryer to Fuel: The Life Cycle of Biltmore Canola

Posted on 04/03/2017 by Amy Dangelico

Continuing the legacy of environmental stewardship founded by George Vanderbilt, Biltmore has embarked on a project to produce biodiesel fuel from canola grown on our 8,000 acres. We first...

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Inside Biltmore Blooms: Balancing Books and Blossoms

Posted on 03/21/2017 by Amy Dangelico

Each spring, our floral team is tasked with creating imaginative displays throughout America’s largest home in honor of Biltmore Blooms. This year’s theme is “Celebration of...

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Tulips in the Walled Garden: A Brief History

Posted on 03/09/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

Each spring, thousands upon thousands of beautiful and brightly colored tulips fill the formal flowerbeds of the Walled Garden. Their vivid hues—this year, boasting shades of yellow, white,...

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Desperately Seeking Springtime? Try Biltmore’s Conservatory!

Posted on 02/23/2017 by Jean Sexton

Each spring, we welcome the return of the season with our annual Biltmore Blooms celebration. In the midst of winter, however, Biltmore's Conservatory offers an indoor tropical oasis that'...

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Gingerbread Architecture: Incredible AND Edible!

Posted on 12/09/2016 by Jean Sexton

Ever since The Inn on Biltmore Estate opened in 2001, its Christmas at Biltmore decorations have included a miniature version of the hotel made from gingerbread. This year, however, Pastry Chef...

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