Orchid Sale and Symposium


October 01, 2022 to October 02, 2022
09:00 AM untill 04:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 days(s)


Did you know that the orchid was Mina Edison’s favorite flower? This event will cover many topics on growing orchids. Workshops will be held outdoors, under the oak trees and surrounding areas. Vendors will have rare and unusual orchids for sale. Orchids also will be available in the Garden Shoppe. A daily ticket is required to attend the workshops ($20 for Edison Ford members; $25 for non-members); the sale portion of the event is free to attend. Tickets do not include tours or admission to the museum, lab or riverside of the property. A limited number of garden carts will be available; guests are encouraged to bring their own. Food and beverage vendors will be onsite with refreshments available for purchase. Cost for workshops each day: $20 for Edison Ford members; $25 for non-members. Purchase tickets online at edisonford.org. Schedule of events: Workshop Schedule (ticket required each day): Saturday 9:30-10:30 a.m. Introduction to Orchids by Mickey Carnell 11 a.m. – Noon Benign Neglect by Robert Riefer 1-2 p.m. Orchid Mounting by Debbie Hughes 2:30-3:30 p.m. Growing Orchids from Seed by Jim Davison Sunday 9:30-10:30 a.m. Growing Orchids in Trees by Debbie Hughes 11 a.m. – Noon Unraveling the Mysteries of Orchid Potting by Stan Grazinski 1-2 p.m. Democratization of Affordable Orchids by Robert Riefer 2:30-3:30 p.m. My Favorite Orchids by John Hampton


Edison and Ford Winter EstatesView map
2350 McGregor Blvd,
Fort Myers, 33901, FL, 1234

Additional Information




Alexandria Edwards


workshops: $20 for Edison Ford members; $25 for non-members


all ages

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