Annual Garden Market at Edison Ford

11/10/2014

Contact: Chris Pendleton, President & CEO; Janet Wilson, PR & Marketing Director 239-334-7419

Annual Garden Market at Edison Ford

Fort Myers, FLA. (November 10, 2014)  The 8TH Annual Edison Garden Market will be held in the public gardens at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates on Saturday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The event is FREE and open to the public.
 
The Edison Garden Market annually attracts dozens of tropical and unusual plant growers from throughout Florida to sell a wide variety of shrubs, plants and trees including vegetables, orchids, herbs and edibles, tropical flowering trees and innovative and useful garden merchandise.  With various plants and trees available from dozens of vendors, this is one-stop shopping for unique garden items. The Edison Garden Market is a great event for family and friends and is FREE to the public.
 
The Garden and Horticultural Staff from Edison Ford will be onsite to answer garden questions and help with purchases.

The Edison Ford Garden Shoppe will also be selling various plants, fruit trees and flowers and many discounted for the sale.  The Edison Ford Garden Shoppe offers an unusual collection of old fashioned and heritage plants.  Heritage Plants are propagated at Edison Ford as seedlings or as cuttings started from the original plants grown by the Edison or Ford families or their garden staff.  Many date back to the popular plants and trees of the early 1900’s.

Dining options are available at the Banyan Café for barbeque and light snacks or waterfront dining at Pinchers at The Marina at Edison Ford.  Plenty of FREE parking is available.

Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Recently designated at a National Chemical Landmark, the site is also listed on the National Historic Register and is a  Florida Historical Landmark.  For additional information call 239-334-7419 or visit the web site at www.edisonfordwinterestates.org.