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Controlled Approach: Preserving the Road to Biltmore

Posted on 06/09/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

For Western North Carolina native Jason Mull, his daily work at Biltmore can sometimes seem very invasive—but that’s only because he heads up a crew of six gardeners who are primarily...

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Chauncey Beadle: Biltmore’s Azalea Hunter

Posted on 04/26/2017 by Amy Dangelico

A favorite pastime of Biltmore Blooms is the Azalea Garden—one of the largest selections of native azaleas in the country. The 15-acre garden is home to more than 20,000 plants, offering...

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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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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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