Tag Archives: Horticulture

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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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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King’s Garden Party at Fort Ticonderoga: Lords and Ladies of the Garden

  (Ticonderoga, NY) The Annual King’s Garden Party will take place inside the historic walled Colonial Revival garden of Fort Ticonderoga on Sunday July 10, from 5:00-7:00pm. This year’s party theme will embrace the time period of the 1920s and … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Welcomes Graduate Fellows

(Ticonderoga, NY)  Four graduate students arrived at Fort Ticonderoga in mid-June to begin two-month internships as part of the Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellowship program. The fellowships run through August 12th and include internships in Education, Exhibitions, Horticulture, and Interpretation. … Continue reading

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Rabbits in the Garden

Public gardens, like the King’s Garden, have some of the same wildlife pressures found in home gardens—in this case, rabbits.   “Isn’t he cute” might be an expression you use watching cottontail rabbits hop about, unless you’re a gardener and they’re … Continue reading

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Annual Flowers from the King’s Garden: Blue Salvias

Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulturist in Residence One of the annual flowers that Marian Kruger Coffin used in her 1920 design of the King’s Garden was salvia or flowering sage.  Of the over 900 herbaceous species of salvias worldwide, she used … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Launches New Graduate Fellowships

Fort Ticonderoga is seeking applicants for its 2016 Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellowships designed for students seeking practical, hands-on internship experience at a historic site and museum with cutting-edge programs. The fellowships run from June 13 to August 12, 2016, … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga Presents Fifth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Fifth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium on Saturday, April 9, 2016. This day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga appoints Dr. Leonard Perry as the New Horticulturist in Residence

Fort Ticonderoga is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Leonard Perry, a horticulture professor who will be retiring from the University of Vermont in 2016, as the new Horticulturist in Residence for the King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga. In … Continue reading

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