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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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Preserving History in Biltmore’s Italian Garden

Posted on 08/31/2014 by Sharon Bell

Filled with numerous varieties of exotic water lilies, tropical bananas, papyrus, and koi fish, the Italian Garden pays tribute to George Vanderbilt and Fredrick Law Olmsted’s vision each...

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Lucas Jack and Biltmore’s Rose Garden

Posted on 07/10/2014 by Judy Ross

If you are the resident expert for a historic garden like Biltmore’s Rose Garden, people might assume that’s your favorite spot in the estate’s 8,000 acres. But the location...

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7 Simple Ways To Prep Your Party!

Posted on 06/12/2014 by Holly Clark

From formal dances and masquerade balls to light-hearted garden parties on the lawn, celebrations at Biltmore House were always held in style. Ready to host your own elegant soiree or homespun hoe-...

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Summertime Strolling in the Gardens-Q & A with Parker Andes

Posted on 06/03/2014 by Leeann Donnelly

We love the long days of summer at Biltmore, especially in the gardens. There’s just something special about an early morning or late afternoon stroll along the winding paths through the...

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