No landscape element is more American than a pristine green lawn. Here are some of the most beautiful from sea to shining sea.
By Karin Beuerlein More in Outdoors
Photo courtesy of the Biltmore Company
The Vanderbilt family motto might well have been “Go big or go home.” The railroad dynasty’s western North Carolina estate, the Biltmore, features a lawn as grand as the massive 250-room mansion. Composed of 90 percent tall fescue and 10 percent bluegrass, the lawn takes two staffers about two hours to mow, using focal points of the house as visual guidelines to place the stripes.
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