George Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt Mansion Today, in 1893, The Times out of Philadelphia reported on a George Vanderbilt’s mountain home; It said that the millionaire had transformed a forest into a blooming garden. Of course, it was describing the Biltmore – Vanderbilt’s country mansion and estate. Here’s what it said: “[Vanderbilt’s] first step was to purchase, besides…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Have you ordered your spring bulbs yet? Here’s a new perspective on planting spring bulbs – they’re essential resources for pollinators. Most gardeners think about spring-flowering bulbs in terms of color – which is something we desperately need after a long winter. But spring-flowering bulbs are valuable for another reason: they’re an early source of…

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