Edison & Ford Winter Estates to Host Garden Market


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                     Edison & Ford Winter Estates to Host Garden Market

 FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 1, 2018) -- On February 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and February 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Edison & Ford Winter Estates will host its Edison Garden Market. More than 30 plant and garden vendors will be on site selling tropical and native plants and trees, garden art and supplies. 

Plant vendors will have palms, vegetables, bromeliads, hibiscus, butterfly plants, African violets, orchids, air plants, herbs, succulents, cacti and many hard-to-find species, as well as garden supplies and gift items available for sale. Unusual, native and heritage plants are also available in the Edison Ford Garden Shoppe, along with ceramic flower pots and garden art. 
Visitors shop for plants at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates Garden Market.
The market will also feature live music and refreshments, including craft beer brewed for Edison Ford from Millennial Brewing Company and Bury Me Brewing, using starfruit from the estates property and tea from the museum store. 

Parking and admission to the event is free (tours of the homes, museum and lab are not included). For more information, call 239-334-7419 or visit www.edisonfordwinterestates.org.
 ### 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.