The first car show of the season is quickly approaching, and staff are preparing for a busy season for antique vehicle lovers!
Curatorial staff are hard at work installing the new exhibit, Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify America, in ..
Have you ever spotted a sawfish in the Edison cove? Staff report each sighting to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC), ..
From now until October 1, 2019, a special garden display created by Edison Ford staff will be on view at the United States Bot..
April 11 marks the birthday of Clara Ford, nicknamed "The Believer." As the wife of Henry Ford and mother of Edsel Ford, she certa..
On January 5, 1921,Dr. Marshall Terry, along with his wife Tootie McGregor-Terry, donated several acres of privately owned land th..
Phonograph historian and author, Tim Fabrizio, made a special visit to the Edison and Ford Winter Estates during Thomas Edison’s..
You may have heard about our exciting new project to recreate the historic Henry Ford Citrus Grove, but many visitors are unaware ..
When people consider moving to Florida, they often dream of growing a juicy orange tree in their backyard. But there's more to bac..
On Monday, February 11th ,the Edison and Ford Winter Estates will celebrate an American icon's 172nd birthday. A ceremony honorin..
During a cold day in January of 1896, inspiration struck Thomas Edison. The prolific inventor had recently read reports about Wilh..
Spend the afternoon in our historic gardens learning the basics of botanical drawing from one of Southwest Florida’s best artist..
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, ..
For a little more than a year, we've been selling live edge slabs of wood from trees from the Edison and Ford Winter Estates. Now,..
Did you know that there is a bromeliad for nearly every spot in your Southwest Florida yard? They will grow in sun, shade, and eve..
The winter estate of the Ford family, known as "The Mangoes," featured a grove of mangoes, as well as an allée of the stately tre..
From the Abraham Darby rose to the Zululand Cycad, our plant database is a myriad of plant names and numbers. Twice a year our Pla..
With a forecast calling for thunderstorms, 37 intrepid butterfly counters headed out on June 10, 2019 to four locations in Lee Cou..
June is one of the best months for enjoying flowering trees in Southwest Florida. The royal poincianas and jacarandas are in bloom..
If you've driven through a Fort Myers neighborhood recently, you've probably spotted trees with bright yellow flowers. This time o..
Have you noticed the bright orange-red flowers adorning many trees in Southwest Florida lately? That's probably the royal poincian..
June is the month when many of the flowering trees start to show their colors- they thrive with longer daylight hours, afternoon d..
Getting engaged is one of the happiest days in a couple’s relationship – besides their wedding day. Here are some helpful tips..
When planning a wedding, there are many details that go into it. One of the most important details to think of is how to end the n..
It’s the week leading up to your wedding and you just want the day to be perfect. All of the planning is finally going to pay of..
The summer of 2019 is here and many of you may be just months away from matrimony. Couples are usually amazed by how quickly time ..
Congratulations to Olivia Sutton and Osman Ulug, who were married at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates on April 13, 2019!
Where did you and your fiancé meet?
Scott and I met in Boston. We were sitting across from each other at a local restaurant in t..
A non-weekend wedding? Is that really a thing? Have you ever considered getting married on any other day, except the weekend?
A few weeks ago we shared a post on how to be the best, Best Man. Since we’ve been talking about bachelorette parties and brides..
Where did you and Kaleb meet?
We first met at church, but then we happened to be working out next to each other at the gym and th..
The beautiful estates of Edison and Ford, the Museum’s new West Porch and the gardens have become very popular spots for gatheri..
When planning a wedding, arches and wedding decor are often a great way to add personal and beautiful touches to your ceremony sit..
Emilie and Ryan decided to celebrate their wedding day with us at the Edison and Ford Winter Estates. It was a beautiful, classi..
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