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Bringing the outdoors in at Christmas

Posted on 11/21/2016 by Jean Sexton

From dozens of decorated trees to miles of garland (yes, miles!), Christmas at Biltmore is a season characterized by twinkling lights, beautiful ornaments, and breathtaking floral arrangements...

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Fall Garden Maintenance at Biltmore

Posted on 10/18/2016 by Sharon Bell

As fall beauty begins to blanket the estate, our dedicated garden crew is busy preparing the grounds for cooler temperatures. Of course, the blowing and raking of leaves is a seemingly never-...

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“Polar Express Sunbelt” sweeps the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials

Posted on 10/12/2016 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(2)

A jury of rose experts from around the world has selected the winning roses in the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials, held recently in Biltmore’s historic Rose Garden. Polar Express...

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Preserving the Legacy of Cornelia’s “Baby Tree”

Posted on 09/26/2016 by Amy Dangelico

George and Edith Vanderbilt welcomed the arrival their first and only child—a daughter named Cornelia Stuyvesant Vanderbilt—in the late summer of 1900. In October of that year, a...

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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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