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Fort Ticonderoga Fourth Annual Garden & Landscape Symposium
April 18, 2015| $65 – $75
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 New York and northern New England. This springtime event takes place in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center and is open by pre-registration only.
This one-day program focuses on practical, easy-to-implement strategies for expanding and improving your garden or landscape. The programs are offered in an informal setting that encourages interaction between presenters and attendees. Speakers and sessions include:
- “The Healing Garden: Traditional Medicinals for Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow” by Nancy Scarzello
- “Save the Monarchs! Native Plants for Native Pollinators” by Emily DeBolt
- “A Favorite Place of Resort for Strangers: The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga” by Lucinda Brockway
- “Getting Control of Your Perennial Garden” by Amy Ivy
- Panel Discussion with all the speakers facilitated by Master Gardener Diane O’Connor
Registration for the Garden & Landscape Symposium is limited, so register early. The cost, including the day-long symposium and a lunch prepared by Libby’s Bakery Café, is $75 ($65 for members of Fort Ticonderoga).
A brochure with the complete schedule and registration form is available on Fort Ticonderoga’s website at www.fortticonderoga.org by selecting “Explore & Learn” and then “Life Long Learning” on the drop-down menu. A printed copy is also available upon request by calling 518-585-2821.