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Hummingbirds and Butterflies Abound at Biltmore

Posted on 07/14/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

Summertime is when some of our tiniest, most delicate guests come for an estate visit. Drawn to the large colorful patches of zinnias and bee balm, hummingbirds and butterflies flutter and dart...

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A Legacy of Innovation: Hydroponics in our Production Garden

Posted on 07/12/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

Lisa Peek, one of Biltmore’s Field to Table gardeners, recently received a new title: Hydroponic Specialist. So when it comes to growing plants without soil in our Production Garden, she...

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Preserving Biltmore’s Pools of Delight

Posted on 06/12/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(2)

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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Chauncey Beadle: Biltmore’s Azalea Hunter

Posted on 04/26/2017 by Amy Dangelico

A favorite pastime of Biltmore Blooms is the Azalea Garden—one of the largest selections of native azaleas in the country. The 15-acre garden is home to more than 20,000 plants, offering...

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