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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 29th) 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...



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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...



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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...



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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...



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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...



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The Ultimate in Relaxation

Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of a hot stone massage knows the intense feeling of relaxation it provides the recipient.  But do you know that there are lasting long term benefits of hot stone massage? A hot stone massage combines thermotherapy with massage techniques to provide an effective healing therapy. This results in a full body relaxation of the mind, body and spirit. For those...



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What our Somms are Sipping!

Have you ever been a little curious about what the Sommeliers here at Fearrington like to drink once the rigors of a day's work have passed?  Here are a few bottles that Max, Kevin, and Xavyer have enjoyed recently, all of which can be found and purchased at The Goat! MAXIMLIAN KAST, Fearrington Wine Director DR. KONSTANTIN FRANK, Grüner Veltliner, 2011 ...I should start this off by...



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A Lily Standing Tall!

Fearrington's gardens are filled with vibrant colors, leaf textures and plants of all shapes and sizes! Tucked away in one of our Inn courtyards, there is a pink lily that stands above the rest -- at over five feet tall! This lilium speciosum rubrum was planted nearly five years and and hit its stride this year, sprouting up to peek above the courtyard fence. Keep an eye out for the pink...



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Sit a Spell

As excited as we are to see visitors at Fearrington out strolling the gardens, we also truly love to have them enjoy the peaceful beauty of Fearrington by just sitting and relaxing in a garden! With that in mind, we have created several new areas in the Village for our guests to unwind. Nearly everyone is familiar with the iconic white Adirondacks in front of The Fearrington House, but now there...



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Fearrington Beltie Turns One!

Can you believe that one year ago today Fearrington Beltie made his debut off the farm? In just a 365 days he has traveled to Vegas, Brazil, London, New York City and now his friends are filling out their passport too (check them out)! So, what's Beltie have to say about his adventures? I got the chance to sit down with this traveling oreo bovine and ask him myself. Q: You’ve traveled a...



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