Photo courtesy of the Biltmore Estate

The Biltmore Estate

You know that spring is here when the tulips bloom at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. The tulips, daffodils, and azaleas in nearly every color that you can imagine are in bloom in the gardens, and the resort has announced that March 21 is the official opening day. Visitors who love flowers should expect to see a bevy of colors, red, purple, pink, white, and orange. For the rose lovers out there, the Historic Rose Garden at the Biltmore Estate the place for you this spring. The representatives from the Biltmore Estate have also announced that from now until April 7, guests can visit the winter garden, a garden of orchids, within an enclosed area on the grounds. You’ll probably have plenty of questions, especially if you are trying to start or maintain your own garden this spring. Your trip to welcome spring at the Biltmore Estate will not be in vain, because on weekends you can the professional on-site horticulturists any of your questions that are related to growing flowers and plants. The Biltmore Estate, the largest home in America, was the private home of the Vanderbilt family. The home dates back to the 1800s. Since the 1930s the home was open to the public, and it later became an official museum in the 1950s. Travelers who visit the Biltmore Estate can take advantage of tours of the home, and visit the Antler Hill Village and Winery. This new village has boutiques, restaurants, and exhibits, in a casual pedestrian-friendly space. Live entertainment daily and exhibits that highlight the Vanderbilt lifestyle are located in the Village. Visit the Biltmore site for seasonal hours and directions to the estate.