Category Archives: Horticulture

Signs of the Times

Americans were hitting the road in the years after World War II. The post-war economic upswing in the United States allowed for more consumerism and leisure time, and what better way to take part in the flourishing of America than … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Receives Grant from International Paper for Shoreline Buffer Garden

The Ticonderoga International Paper Foundation has recently awarded Fort Ticonderoga a grant supporting a shoreline buffer garden designed to educate visitors on how native plants prevent erosion, provide a buffer on the Lake Champlain shore, and promote pollination. Specifically, the … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Presents Sixth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Sixth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium on Saturday, April 8th in the Mars Education Center. Geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, this day-long symposium provides helpful insights from garden experts who … Continue reading

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17 things we are looking forward to in 2017!

2016 was so last month!  It’s time to turn the page and experience all that 2017 has to offer. Whether you are making summer plans to visit the Lake George/Adirondack area or you are just interested in everything at Fort Ticonderoga, … Continue reading

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Chipmunks in the Garden

By Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulturalist in Residence If you’re like me, or the gardener’s in the King’s Garden, you’ve experienced a banner year for chipmunks in the garden.  I’ve been lucky—they’ve merely uprooted new plants and seedlings.  In the King’s … Continue reading

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Explore Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Corn Maze at Night! October 28 & 29, 2016

Discover fall fun of historic proportions at Fort Ticonderoga’s Maze by Moonlight Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29. Navigate through the six-acres of towering corn stalks at night! Visitors will find clues connected to Fort Ticonderoga’s story as they … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fall at Fort Ticonderoga’s Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival, October 1st!

Join Fort Ticonderoga to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun, set in the midst of the … Continue reading

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Fall Rose Care

By Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulturalist in Residence Do you have some roses that you would like to have survive the upcoming winter, if at all possible, and particularly if new plantings?  Or, are you one of those who had roses … Continue reading

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FORT TICONDEROGA’S HEROIC CORN MAZE ADVENTURE OPENS AUGUST 13TH!

(Ticonderoga, NY) What activity combines solving puzzles and testing your knowledge of history with fresh air, sunshine, and over two miles of winding trails? Fort Ticonderoga’s Heroic Maze: A Corm Maze Adventure! Beginning August 13th, test your navigational skills among … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOL DAY AT FORT TICONDEROGA: SEPTEMBER 9, 2016

  (Ticonderoga, NY)  Fort Ticonderoga’s Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents will be on Friday, September 9 from 9:30am-5:00pm. Homeschool families will have an opportunity to take part in a series of exciting programs, while learning about life … Continue reading

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