Biltmore’s Walled Garden

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

My Beautiful Bride and I have season passes to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, and we try to visit the estate several times a year. Although we have gone into the house several times, we usually go to visit the conservatory and the gardens.

The Walled Garden is the centerpiece of the gardens at Biltmore. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, as were all the gardens at Biltmore. Frederick Law Olmsted is often considered America’s foremost landscape architect.

The Walled Garden is usually the second area we visit (after the Conservatory) on each trip to Biltmore. This post show a typical Spring visit to the Walled Garden. All these photos were taken in April, 2013.

The Walled Garden features a seasonal rotation of blossoms. A long arbor covered with grape vines runs down the center of the garden.

Openings in the arbor provide a pretty frame for the tulips.

Over 50,000 tulips (and 14,000) daffodils are planted in the garden each Spring, making a beautiful display.

I was fortunate to find another type of beauty in a different section of the garden.

To see these and other images from our visit, click HERE.

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10 Responses to “Biltmore’s Walled Garden”

  1. Betsy Says:

    There is probably nothing I appreciate anymore than when we bought season’s passes to Biltmore… Going there often is just so incredible since different plants/flowers are blooming with each passing season… I absolutely LOVE that place. Love you too, my Sweetheart!

  2. Ron Walker Says:

    Great picture of the last beauty there. What a smile, so lovely.

    So much beauty in one area, I wish we had one close to us. We had one for many years, but the owners finally passed on, and you know kids, they didn’t have an interest in keeping it up and going. I need to research that, and see what became of the old gardens.
    Thanks for sharing such wonderful beauty.

  3. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Such a cute picture of Betsy!! She is competition for the tulips!

  4. Dayphoto Says:

    I love how ‘in love’ you and Besty are! It makes the sunshine even brighter for both of you!

  5. rhiebert Says:

    Lovely flowers, but that special beauty you found is certainly a keeper.

  6. Says:

    What a gorgeous garden; I’m such a big fan of tulips and these please the eye! Also, love that cute little flower bud of yours.

  7. Jeevan Says:

    Truly a blissful garden landscape and pretty capture over tulips! And also happy to see a cheerful bloom (betsy) amid the lawn.

  8. diane Says:

    The gardens and flowers are fabulous and your beautiful bride too.

  9. Linda, Shenandoah Valley Says:

    Lovely post!

  10. Sartenada Says:

    Over 50,000 tulips oh my gosh! very beautiful flowers but the last one shows the most beautiful “flower”- You are very lucky guy George!

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