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Founded by James Walker Tufts as a health resort in 1895, Pinehurst has grown into one of the world's golfing meccas. Despite the large volume of visitors each year, Pinehurst still retains the village charm and ambience of its early beginnings.
The Men's Garden Club of Asheville, in celebration of its 75th anniversary, is in charge of redoing the Olmstead Plan on a historic house in the area. The Olmsted brothers landscaped the \"Buck House\" in 1898, and the Garden Club seeks to return it to its original glory.
When Frederick Law Olmsted went to meticulous lengths when designing the grounds for the Biltmore estate. This included everything from the placement of plants, structures, and roads to the kinds of flora that would be planted and the negotiations to get everything the way he pictured it.