Edison & Ford Winter Estates to Host Garden Festival

10/06/2017

Media Contacts:
Chris Pendleton, President & CEO
Lisa Wilson, Public Relations Coordinator
239-334-7419

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(Top) Vendors at the Edison Garden Festival sell many types of plants and trees, including orchids.
(Bottom) Visitors browse vendor booths during the Garden Festival at Edison & Ford Winter Estates.
 Edison & Ford Winter Estates to Host Garden Festival
 

FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 6, 2017) -- On November 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and November 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Edison & Ford Winter Estates will hold its Edison Garden Festival. Dozens of vendors from all over the state of Florida will have exotic and tropical plants and trees, along with garden art and supplies for sale. Vendors and Edison Ford horticulturists will be on site to assist with plant selection and answer gardening questions.

The Edison Ford Garden Shoppe will be open and stocked with unusual, native and heritage plants that have been proven to thrive in Southwest Florida. Ceramic flower pots, garden art and gardening gift items will also be available.Plant vendors will have palms, vegetables, bromeliads, hibiscus, butterfly plants, African violets, orchids, air plants, herbs, succulents, cactus and many hard-to-find species, as well as garden supplies and gift items, including mulch, trellises, pottery, cut flowers, hats and jewelry available for sale.  The festival will also feature live music and refreshments. Parking and admission to the Garden Festival is free (tours of the homes, museum and lab are not included). For more information, call 239-334-7419 or visit www.edisonfordwinterestates.org.

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Edison & Ford Winter Estates 
Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Edison Ford has been awarded the National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures," a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. Recently, the Edison Botanical Laboratory was designated as a National Historic Chemical Landmark.