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Fort Ticonderoga’s Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium Goes Virtual

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga presents the Ninth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium virtually on two consecutive Saturday mornings, April 10 & 17, 2021.

This online program features practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape.

We invite you to join, whether you are an experienced gardener or you are just getting started, for helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in northern climates.

Presentations Include:

  • Sarah Salatino on “Water Wise Perennials and Gardening”
  • Bill de Vos on “Tree Care Concepts”
  • Amy Ivy on “Improving Your Garden Soil”
  • Andrea Luchini on “Beyond the Beauty: Gardens and Mission at Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home”

Fort Ticonderoga Staff Presentations Include:

  • Cameron Green, Director of Interpretation, “Grow with Us! The King’s Garden Greenhouse”
  • Ann Hazelrigg, Horticulturist-in-Residence, Brief Gardening Tips
  • Stuart Lilie, Vice President of Public History, “The Pavilion: Home & Garden”

Pre-registration is required. You can register for either or both Saturdays. The Symposium will take place on ZOOM. The program schedule can be found here.

About Fort Ticonderoga:
Welcoming visitors since 1909, Fort Ticonderoga preserves North America’s largest 18th-century artillery collection, 2,000 acres of historic landscape on Lake Champlain, and Carillon Battlefield, and the largest series of untouched Revolutionary War era earthworks surviving in America. As a multi-day destination and the premier place to learn more about our nation’s earliest years and America’s military heritage, Fort Ticonderoga engages more than 70,000 visitors each year with an economic impact of more than $12 million annually and offers programs, historic interpretation, boat cruises, tours, demonstrations, and exhibits throughout the year, and is open for daily visitation May through October. Fort Ticonderoga is supported in part through generous donations and with some general operating support made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.