Anticipating Chef Bedford on the Today Show!

Everyone, including our Belties, are thrilled that The Fearrington House’s Executive Chef Colin Bedford has been invited back to the TODAY Show in the Big Apple!

Tune in tomorrow (Friday, August 28th) at 9:36am EST to see his segment teaser, followed soon after by him whipping up something delicious in the kitchen.

We “herd” he was cooking up the perfect Fall combination of an open-faced seared steak sandwich on challah bread and butternut squash soup. Don’t fret — the recipe will be available online shortly after the show!

Last Chance to Enjoy Summerfare

If you haven't tried the Summertime Fare Menu at The Fearrington Granary, this is your last chance to experience these fantastic summer flavors! There are amazing meals for summer days, including Warm Chicken Fritters with Honey Mustard, and Beer Batter Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom & Field Pea Ragout. Don't forget to leave room for those delectable desserts too! Remember, the seasonal fare menu changes about every three weeks! So, as the end of summer approaches, keep an... Full Post >

Pretty in Pink!

These beautiful flowers have caught the attention of many Fearrington guests, including some friendly butterflies! These tall Zinnias were boasting their bright pink petals this week. The darker pink shades are called Tudor Rose, Violet Queen and Purple Dahlia. The light pink shaded flowers are called Miss Willmott. What sweet names for such pretty flowers! Take a stroll through Jenny's garden to see these photogenic blooms! Full Post >

Bouquet Making with Southern Weddings

I always love starting the day in our beautiful cutting gardens (thank you Gardener Donna Mears!) and today  was even better because I got to share it with an amazing group of women. The charming and talented ladies from Southern Weddings Magazine just happen to be visiting Fearrington for a retreat. We had a casual stroll through the cutting gardens followed by a very informal lesson in bouquet design. It was so interesting to see who picked what – and although they all cut from... Full Post >

Cashmere

Now personally, I'm not entirely convinced that this blog needs anything more than the title. But if you insist... At Dovecote, we are receiving loads of cashmere from Magaschoni in New York. It's soft, it's classic, it's versatile. Magaschoni prides itself on its love for the classics while being cognizant of trends. This is cashmere that will last for years as long as you take good care of and it comes in beautiful, flattering cuts for every woman. Classic crew neck? We've got... Full Post >

Late Summer Fireworks

One of our favorite things about late summer in the Gardens here at Fearrington is to see the endlessly fascinating combinations of leaf and flower emerge. Colors intensify in the August light, and all the various forms  of plants begin to weave together magically! A few combinations that have really caught our eye are Coreopsis 'Moonbeam', Canna 'Bengal Tiger' and 'Color Guard' Yucca at the entrance to The Fearrington Granary, Full Post >