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How does our garden grow?

Posted on 08/26/2016 by Jean Sexton

If something edible is being grown at Biltmore, chances are you’ll find that Eli Herman had a hand in it. Now serving as the estate’s Field to Table Production Garden Manager, Eli has...

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Best-kept secrets: Biltmore’s alley gardens

Posted on 07/15/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

With acres of vivid colors and lush plantings, the gardens of Biltmore are so breathtaking that some guests never venture inside the Conservatory during the summer months. According to Jordana...

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Springtime Project: Tussie Mussie

Posted on 04/26/2016 by Cathy Barnhardt

Learn how to create your own tussie mussie, inspired by fashions and the language of flowers during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). During this era, flowers were considered a more modest...

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Springtime Project: Olmsted Basket

Posted on 04/21/2016 by Cathy Barnhardt

Biltmore's gardens were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted as his last great commission. Gentleness, charm, and naturalness are keynotes of Olmsted's style. The picturesque and pastoral...

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A Vigilant Garden Rescue

Posted on 04/13/2016 by Sharon Bell Comments(3)

Early spring often brings unpredictable weather patterns, and 2016 is no exception. On the evening of April 9, forecasted temperatures in the mid-20's generated concern among Biltmore's...

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