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Meet Our Farmers

Posted on 07/30/2015 by Jean Sexton

From the beginning, George Vanderbilt envisioned Biltmore as a working estate and farm. He set aside the acres of rich, rolling land along the French Broad River for raising healthy livestock and...

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International Rose Trials: 2015 Winners Announced

Posted on 06/01/2015 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(1)

Biltmore International Rose Trials judges make their way through the varieties on trial that were first planted in the Walled Garden in 2013. On Saturday morning, ladies and gents arrived at the...

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Historic Hand-Colored Post Cards

Posted on 05/12/2015 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(3)

In late May, we turn our gardening attention to a friendly competition taking place in a corner of the Walled Garden. Here, a jury gathers in Biltmore’s historic rose garden to evaluate...

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Behind Biltmore Poinsettias

Posted on 10/29/2014 by Sharon Bell

The Winter Garden is known as one of Biltmore’s premier displays of holiday greenery during Christmas at Biltmore. Throughout the years, this room has hosted countless musicians, carolers,...

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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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