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Lead horticulturist Dan Rouiliier shows how to plant a peony at the A.P. Saunders Tree Peony Fest.
Lead horticulturist Dan Rouiliier shows how to plant a peony at the A.P. Saunders Tree Peony Fest.
PHOTO: BY NANCY FORD

Hamilton Turns 200

A.P. Saunders Tree Peony Fest Held

Posted May 29, 2012
Tags Arboretum Bicentennial

In observance of the 200th anniversary of Hamilton’s founding, the Hamilton College Arboretum Association hosted the A.P. Saunders Tree Peony Fest on Saturday, May 26. A birthday cake to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the signing of the college’s charter was served.


Arboretum Director Terry Hawkridge and Lead Horticulturist Dan Rouillier  presented a seminar on A.P. Saunders and the hybridization of his world class peonies on College Hill from 1920-1940, and Rouillier demonstrated proper peony planting. 

 

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