Garden Talks on Orchids at the Edison Ford



Chris Pendleton, President & CEO
Lisa Sbuttoni, PR/Marketing Director

Photo: The Edison & Ford Winter Estates has a large collection of orchids throughout the gardens.

Garden Talk on orchids at the Edison Ford

Fort Myers, FL (August 2, 2012) – Join Edison & Ford Winter Estates horticulturist, Debbie Hughes for a Garden Talk workshop, Orchid Growing, on August 11, 2012 at 9 a.m. to learn how to care for and tend to orchids.

At one time the Edison Family had the largest collection of orchids in Florida and today Edison Ford has hundreds of orchids throughout the site. Participants are encouraged to bring in their ailing orchids for tips and care for growing healthy orchids.

Edison Ford Members are free; non members $5. Participants will receive 20% off in the Edison Ford Garden Shoppe.

The Edison Ford is open daily from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Edison Ford is the winner of the 2009 National Stewardship Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and is an official project of “Save America’s Treasures” at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Florida Historic Landmark and a National Register Historic Site. For additional information call 239-334-7419 or visit the web site at

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