On April 10, 2014, two events of Edison Ford Winter Estates were confirmed with activities posted for each event. The events include "Edison Garden Talk" and "50 Years of Ford Mustang." They will be held April 12 and April 19 at Edison Ford in Fort Myers, Fla.
On Saturday, April 12, a rose expert will speak at Edison Ford. The event begins at 10 a.m., and the "Edison Garden Talk" will be led by Debbie Hughes.
Hughes, the "rose expert," is a senior horticulturalist and member of The Rose Society. With Hughes, will be guest speaker Pennie Crawford.
Guests will be able to learn from both Hughes and Crawford on the subject of growing roses successfully. Included in the talk will be a variety of techniques on caring for roses.
Topics included on growing roses will include: how to plant, best soil mix, watering, fertilizing, pest control and types of roses that survive best. The "Garden Talk" also includes a walk to the historic rose gardens on the Edison Ford Winter Estates.
On Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ford Mustangs will be on display for the "Celebrating 50 Years of Ford Mustang" event. The auto event will be held on the riverside of the Estates. A variety of activities will be offered during the event.
In attendance at the event will be Ponies in Paradise Mustang Club, Mustang Club of Charlotte County and Gulfshore Mustang Club of Southwest Florida. Admission to this event also includes audio tours of the homes, gardens, lab and museum.
50 Year Celebration Activities include Ford Mustangs on display, entertainment, BBQ and beverages (for purchase) and informal tours with "Henry and Clara Ford."