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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

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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A Second Chance for A Young Owl

Posted on 07/06/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

On a late summer afternoon, Chase Pickering stood on a hill behind Biltmore House, surveying the area to ensure the conditions were just right for welcoming a young Great Horned Owl back into its...

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Chill, Grill, and Thrill—3 Easy Steps to Summer Entertaining

Posted on 07/06/2017 by Jean Sexton

Summer entertainment at Biltmore was a favorite pastime for the Vanderbilts and their guests. From birthday parties in the Rose Garden to picnics on the grassy slopes of Mt. Pisgah, warm weather...

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Lights, Camera, Biltmore!

Posted on 06/22/2017 by Jean Sexton

Although Biltmore was created to provide a restful retreat from the outside world, sometimes the bright lights and stars of Hollywood come calling! Since the golden age of filmmaking, Biltmore...

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