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Field to Fryer to Fuel: The Life Cycle of Biltmore Canola

Posted on 04/03/2017 by Amy Dangelico

Continuing the legacy of environmental stewardship founded by George Vanderbilt, Biltmore has embarked on a project to produce biodiesel fuel from canola grown on our 8,000 acres. We first...

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Tulips in the Walled Garden: A Brief History

Posted on 03/09/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

Each spring, thousands upon thousands of beautiful and brightly colored tulips fill the formal flowerbeds of the Walled Garden. Their vivid hues—this year, boasting shades of yellow, white,...

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Desperately Seeking Springtime? Try Biltmore’s Conservatory!

Posted on 02/23/2017 by Jean Sexton

Each spring, we welcome the return of the season with our annual Biltmore Blooms celebration. In the midst of winter, however, Biltmore's Conservatory offers an indoor tropical oasis that'...

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Bringing the outdoors in at Christmas

Posted on 11/21/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

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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