Tag Archives: Horticulture

Celebrate Fall at Fort Ticonderoga’s Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival, October 3!

Join Fort Ticonderoga to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall on Saturday, October 3. 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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Summer Fun in the King’s Garden!

With summer at its peak, there’s never been a better time to take a break from your daily routine and head to the King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga – it’s a chance to get some walking in, stretch your legs, … Continue reading

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Support Fort Ticonderoga at the 15th Annual King’s Garden Party: A Fundraising Event at Fort Ticonderoga on Sunday, July 12

Spend an elegant evening in the King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga with music, food, cocktails, a silent auction, and good company. The 15th Annual King’s Garden Party will be held on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:30 pm. … Continue reading

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Fort Ticonderoga presents Fourth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Fourth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium on Saturday, April 18. This day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate … Continue reading

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“Friendship & Flowers” in the King’s Garden

The planting season kicks off with a new event in the King’s Garden, Friendship & Flowers.  A week before the garden’s official opening, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy the first blooms of the season such as lilacs, columbine, late-flowering bulbs, and more.  … Continue reading

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New Featured Annual: Bupleurum

There’s always something new in the gardens at Fort Ticonderoga. The Discovery Gardens located just outside the walled formal garden are the perfect place to experiment with plants that are not the usual garden center fare.  One example is Bupleurum, … Continue reading

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Grow a Salad Quilt

It’s a real treat to make a trip to the garden with basket in hand to pick fresh greens for a salad.  I like to pick enough for just a day or two at a time so the greens are as crisp as possible.  Are … Continue reading

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Rub Elbows with Expert Gardeners

It’s the time of year for gardeners to start gearing up for the growing season: ordering seeds, making plans, and browsing the home improvement stores as the days lengthen and spring gets closer every day.  What are you planning for … Continue reading

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Plants That Had People Talking

Here are a few of the plants that caused a real buzz this year in the King’s Garden.  All are listed on the historic garden plan, yet are used in alternate locations so that the best results could be achieved, … Continue reading

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Expert Gardeners Share Their Knowledge at Upcoming Symposium

One of the great things about gardening is that there is always something new to learn.  I just received a reprint of a 1919 book, Gardens, Their Form and Design by Viscountess Frances Garnet Wolseley.  It promises “suggestions for the … Continue reading

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