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Preparing Biltmore’s gardens for cooler weather

Posted on 09/07/2016 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(1)

The task list is long in Susanne Woodall’s weekly planner this time of year. Susanne is Historic Gardens Manager at Biltmore. At summer’s end, she and Travis Murray, Walled Garden Crew...

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How does our garden grow?

Posted on 08/26/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

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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