Excited to open the mail and find this elegant invite to the Biltmore First International Rose Trial Competition.
The invitation reads…..
You are Cordially invited to be a juror of the First Biltmore International Rose Trial Competition
May 17 and 18, 2013
Biltmore in Ashville, North Carolina USA
Located in Asheville, North Caroline, Biltmore was the vision of George W. Vanderbilt, who sought to create a retreat from society life in the 1890′s. Biltmore encompasses 8,000 acres of managed forest, farmland and historic gardens designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, the father of American landscape architecture. The rose garden, cultivated since 1895, remains in the original location. Today, in addition to Biltmore House and Gardens, the estate includes Antler Hill Village and Winery : the four star Inn on Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Equestrian Center, numerous restaurants and meeting venues and Biltmore For Your Home, the company ‘s licensed product division.
Biltmore is an excellent resource for respected expert information on arts, architecture, agriculture, culinary methods, horticulture, wine-making, home products, forest management, history, and many other disciplines. Contact Biltmore’s PR department to request information or an interview with Biltmore’s gardens experts.
I’m excited to share as I journey down to North Carolina from my Ohio garden to share from this amazing event. I hope you will join in the conversation on Twitter by adding #BiltmoreRoseTrials to any questions you may have about the event or images being shared. I will do my best to get you an answer on location. Images from the event will be streaming on my website ( right column under Biltmore logo) May 17-18 for the International Rose Trial Competition. And please be sure to follow @BiltmoreEstate on Twitter for complete Biltmore Information.
Podcast InterviewGuest Hosts: Biltmore’s Rosarian, Lucas Jack, and Historic Gardens Manager, Susanne Woodell
Hashtag #BiltmoreRoseTrials May 17-18 taking place in the garden of America’s largest home located in the beautiful state of North Carolina. I hope you enjoy the podcast below where I got to talk about this event and the gardens at Biltmore Estate with Biltmore Rosarian and Historic Gardens Manager. Get the inside scoop on this event and all that is put into these amazing gardens as well as a tip on growing roses.