Biltmore’s gardens and grounds are flourishing this spring as a progression of colorful blooms blankets the estate, paying homage to the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted and his final professional project--George Vanderbilt’s gardens at Biltmore. The estate’s celebration of Olmsted’s vision and the beauty of springtime, Biltmore Blooms runs through May 26, 2016.
The Rose Chat Podcast had an opportunity recently to chat with Biltmore Horticulturalist Emily Wilson about this special time of year, also about “Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film” special exhibition of over 40 wedding dresses used in such films as "The Duchess." Emily shared with us some of the new roses planted in the walled garden of the estate and she also shared with us about how the Biltmore uses beneficial insects to combat pests in the garden. It's a conversation you don't want to miss.
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For trip planning during Biltmore Blooms, stay up-to-date with what’s currently flowering with weekly reports from the estate’s Director of Horticulture, Parker Andes at Biltmore.com/bloomreport.