The Edison & Ford Winter Estates offers Garden Talks in the Edison Ford Garden Shoppe and propagating nursery at 9:00am on the second Saturday of every month. Edison Ford horticultural staff instructs participants on a variety of topics relating to gardening in southwest Florida.
Garden Talk Schedule 2013 – 2014
- September 14 – Edison’s Rubber Research Plants
- October 12 – Vegetable Gardens – Getting Started
- November 9 – Plant Propagating and Aftercare
- December 14 – Container Planting and Terrariums
- January 11 – Orchids
- February 8 – Bougainvillea and Flowering Vines
- March 8 – Evening Gardens
- April 12 – Trees for Arbor Day
- May 10 – Herbs
- June 14 – Mangoes and Tropical Fruits
The Edison Ford Garden Shoppe is open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Admission is always free and parking is easy. Cost: Edison Ford Members FREE; non-members $5 per session. All participants receive a 20% discount at the Edison Ford Garden Shoppe.
Groups of 15 or more may call to register for customized Edison Ford Garden Talks offered throughout the year, with advance notice and subject to availability. Garden Tours may be included in a group Garden Talk for an additional fee. For more information call 239-334-7419.