The Carillon Garden Club presented a Community Enhancement Award to Doug Nadeau of Nadeau’s Farm Stand on the Hague Road for displays of annuals.
As the local gardening season draws to a close, the Carillon Garden Club has recognized the landscaping and floral plantings that have enhanced the quality of life in the communities of Hague and Ticonderoga this year.
“These plantings have beautified our communities and allowed visitors and residents to celebrate the marvel of nature’s botanical show,” said club President Betty Rettig. “Once again outstanding plantings at residences as well as at businesses are being acknowledged.”
All plantings recognized had to be visible from the road or street and the names of the businesses or residents available.
Businesses in Ticonderoga being acknowledged with Carillon Garden Club Community Enhancement Awards are:
All About Critters on Montcalm Street for use of annuals in planters; Fort Ticonderoga for use of annuals in the Log House planters; McDonald’s Restaurant on Wicker Street for landscaping and use of flowers; the First United Methodist Church on Wicker Street for landscaping and use of annuals; Nadeau’s Farm Stand on the Hague Road for displays of annuals; The Pad Factory on Lake George Avenue for garden and porch floral accents; Streetroad Gardens on Route 9N, owners Cynthia and Doug Quesnel, for perennial gardens; Subway Restaurant on Wicker Street for use of annuals in a planter; and Wilcox and Regan on Algonkin Street for landscaping and use of flowers.
Ticonderoga residents and residences being honored with Community Enhancement Awards are:
Angela Crossman on Montcalm Street for the new residential flower gardens; Ruth Eaton at 111 Champlain Avenue for use of annuals in her porch garden; Bob and Mary Beth Elling at 149 Champlain Avenue for their “Backyard Retreat” garden; Ken and Enid Engler on the Hague Road for landscaping and lily plantings; Christine Markiewicz on Stoughton Drive for landscaping and flower gardens; Jorga and Louie Sanders on the Fort Road for landscaping; and Joan Towndrow on Cottage Road for landscaping and use of flowers.
Residents and businesses receiving Community Enhancement Awards in Hague were:
Beth and Chris Navitsky on Lakeshore Drive for landscaping as well as floral and vegetable gardens; Juniper Designs and Gifts on Graphite Mountain Road for landscaping and flower gardens; Holly and Bob de Buys at 7 Holman Hill for flower gardens and window boxes; Hague Baptist Church on Graphite Mountain Road for landscaping and flower gardens; and Silver Bay YMCA on Silver Bay Road for landscaping and flower gardens.
“Local residents are encouraged to drive/walk by all these businesses and residences to enjoy the plantings,” Rettig said. “It is hoped even more businesses and residences can be recognized next year”
Public nominations are invited. Call Joyce Cooper in Ticonderoga at 585-2640 or Vivian Den Bleyker in Hague at 543-6801 for more information.