Welcome
Welcome
Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanical Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The newly restored buildings include the Edison Main House, Guest House, Caretaker's House and the Ford House.
Garden classes

Garden Class-Creating a SW Florida Rose Garden
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $30.00
Creating a Southwest Florida Rose Garden-April 16, 2019
Build and enjoy success with your SW Florida Rose Garden - An in-depth look at creating a Florida rose garden, soil preparation, watering techniques, propagation techniques, feeding and how to choose varieties that will reward you with gorgeous flowers for years to come.

Approx: 90 Minutes. Members - $30, Non-Members - $45
Session Creating a Southwest F: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 1:00PM - 2:30PM   CLOSED

Garden Class - Beyond Citrus
Regular Price: $45.00
Member Price: $30.00
Beyond Citrus-April 25, 2019
Our South Florida weather provides a wonderful opportunity to grow many different kinds of fruit. We will begin with a review of the current challenges of citrus with respect to 'citrus greening' and what this means to backyard growers, and yes, you can still grow some citrus varieties well. Then we will move on to some other fruits you may not have considered- Avocado, Barbados Cherry, Carambola, Jaboticaba, Guava, Mango, Pineapple, Bananas, or Soursop, to name a few. This class will cover growing delicious fruits, where to buy them, how and when to plant, and growing and maintenance tips. So, if you've ever wanted to look "Beyond Citrus", this is the perfect class for you.

Approx. 90 Minutes. $30 - Members, $45 Non-Members
Session Beyond Citrus: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 1:00PM - 2:30PM   OPEN

 
Yoga Along the River
9:30-10:30 a.m.

Join us for a one-hour class of yoga in the River Pavilion, along the Caloosahatchee River. Release your mind and get rejuvenated in a relaxing environment. The class is taught by a certified yoga instructor from Gulfshore Yoga. Bring a yoga mat, water and a towel. Please select session below

Yoga Along the River
Regular Price: $20.00
Member Price: $15.00

 
ART CLASSES WITH MARIE DYER
For Artists of All Ages
Join renowned Southwest Florida artist Marie Dyer to create your own masterpiece!

SILK SCARF PAINTING WITH MARIE DYER
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $90.00
Saturday, November 17, December 29, January 19, February 16, March 16, or April 20.
A variety of techniques will inspire painters of all levels to create their own one-of-a-kind scarf. The scarves can be work or used as art in the home.
Session Session F: Sat, Apr 20, 2019 9:30AM - 2:30PM   CLOSED

 
Meditation Class --Alchemy of the Senses

Alchemy of the Senses
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Alchemy of the Senses - A Self-Guided Sensory Meditation-
Class will be held at the Edison Caretakers House. Relax, breathe, release and enjoy this personal journey through sound vibration with singing bowls and drums. Modern medicine can now measure and confirm the practice of sound as a means to promote healing. Reduce your stress and experience a deep sense of peace. The class is taught by Dolores J. Gozzi, a Licensed Massage/Alternative Therapist (MA37360). Bring something to lay on like a yoga mat or towel, water, and a small pillow. If you would like more information on Dolores and Vibration Meditation, you can visit her website at www.naturescycles.com.

Cost: Edison Ford Members: $20; non-members: $25
Session 1: Sat, May 18, 2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM   OPEN