By Alexandria Edwards, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator Helen Hendry (Johnson) was a prominent landscape architect wh..
The Bluebird of Happiness Most people know about Henry Ford’s work within the automobile industry. Even today, many consi..
By Alexandria Edwards, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator On July 6, Edison and Ford Winter Estates will remember Thoma..
By Alexandria Edwards, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator June 19 is the date that we celebrate Juneteenth, also known..
By Alexandria Edwards, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator Affectionately nicknamed “Toots” by her relatives, Ma..
For more than a decade, students from local schools have participated in the annual Art in the Gardens exhibit! This year, classes..
By Chet Wallace, Site Historian Punta Gorda is a city of about 20,000 inhabitants, and geographically located about 40 minu..
Born April 11, 1866, Clara Bryant was the third of 10 children and grew up on a farm in rural Michigan. She attended school until ..
Congratulations to the Edison and Ford Winter Estates Robotics Team, "Assembly Required!" The FIRST LEGO league division competed ..
Thank you to all the artists and floral designers from the Fort Myers-Lee County Garden Council for participating in Art in Bloom ..
By Marketing Coordinator, Alexandria Edwards March is Women’s History Month in the United States, which encourages the study..
The team recently participated in this season’s qualifying tournament and received the Innovative Project Award and a bid to the..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist If I say, “Ixora,” what are you picturing? Today, we’ll explore how much more ..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist On a recent evening, just after sunset, as the crepuscular creatures were venturing ..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist The month of May heralds the approach of summer gardens in Southwest Florida, with u..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist The Florida Everglades is home to more native orchids than anywhere else in the con..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist Working in the gardens at Edison and Ford Winter Estates is truly a unique experien..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist You know the plant … those mostly reddish foliage plants with skinny legs that are..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist In the array of tropical plants we grow, a most fascinating group is the family Cler..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist In two years’ time, Edison and Ford Winter Estates will have the single largest c..
By Karen Maxwell, Horticultural Specialist The McGregor Boulevard landscape that borders the Edison and Ford Winter Estates is..
Have you ever wondered what's in bloom right now across our 20-acre site? Each month, we produce a document showcasing exactly tha..
Orange and black are the traditional colors associated with Halloween. While black flowers are hard to come by, the gardens at Ed..
Join us for two days of free classes on orchid care and shop several vendor booths selling orchids and supplies. And come hungry, ..
When you think about your wedding day, what do you envision? Perhaps your dream wedding includes a spectacular view of a beautiful..
If you're considering a micro wedding, here are a few things to think about. You might have some unhappy friends or family members..
There is a lot of value in a handwritten thank you note. When someone does something nice for you or gives you a gift, traditional..
Bill and Kayleigh recently shared their love story with us. Where did you and your fiancé meet?
We met at a junior hockey ..
Ryan and Gabriella recently shared their story with us. Where did you and your fiancé meet?
We met on the first day of or..
Meaghan Schroeder and Brandon Muscato were married on March 23, 2019. They recently shared some of their love story with us. W..
Where did you meet? Kristie and Stephen lived in the same neighborhood for many years; although, they never knew it. (They slyl..
Austin and Lauren recently married at Edison and Ford Winter Estates. They shared a little about their romance with us. Where ..
Postponing your wedding isn't ideal, but it's sometimes necessary. Selecting a wedding date is one of the very first steps in t..
About the Couple & the Location
Ryan and Shelah live in northern New York, and have decided to have their 2020 wedding here in So..
If you’ve ever been to a wedding reception, you’ve probably noticed the table centerpieces. These decorative arrangements help..
Where did you and your fiancé meet?
We actually went to the same high school together but didn’t know each other. We spent the..
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