A Trip To Ti's Garden

   Photo: Courtesy Fort Ticonderoga

Photo: Courtesy Fort Ticonderoga

The season officially opens on May 24 at Fort Ticonderoga, with an amazing display of annuals and perennials!  If you didn't know it’s the largest public garden in the Adirondack Lake Champlain region and one of the oldest gardens in the United States.

The King’s Garden is open from 9:30 am until 5 pm daily, May 24 through October 13, 2014.  Admission to the King’s Garden is included with a general admission ticket to Fort Ticonderoga. Take a self-guided or guided tour.

This year there is feature offered by the museum: “Breaking Ground: A Tour of the Historic Garden’. Beth Hill, President and CEO of Fort Ticonderoga. says the tour  highlights Fort Ticonderoga’s horticulture story that “spans centuries.

 “The tour, led by Fort Ticonderoga’s historic interpreters, will be offered daily and will explore the horticulture history of the Ticonderoga peninsula including the story of the garrison gardens and the Colonial Revival walled garden.”

“Guest can roll up their sleeves and dig into Fort Ticonderoga’s centuries of horticulture in the formal garden along with the Discovery Gardens - the Garrison Garden, Children’s Garden, and Three Sisters Garden,” said Hill. “Special programs, such as Hands-on Horticulture, will allow guests to discover the techniques used to keep the King’s Garden thriving.”

For additional information on the King’s Garden’s and its 2014 programs click here visit  or call 518-585-2821.