Peg Richardson

Artist in Residence Joins Wilmot Gardens

Wilmot Gardens is pleased to announce that Peg Richardson will be joining the team as the first “Artist in Residence”. She has set up a modest studio space and gallery […]

Ray Odeh

Volunteer Spotlight: Ray Odeh

During high school, in the hopes of qualifying for the Bright Futures scholarship program, Ray Odeh began looking for service opportunities in his local community of Sarasota, Florida. He volunteered […]

Volunteer Opportunities
at Wilmot Gardens

Individual student volunteers can join the Earn a Brick program, which requires 50 volunteer hours to earn a free engraved pathway brick to recognize your efforts in maintenance of the gardens. […]

Diehl Receives Champions for Change Award

On April 12, 2017, in coordination with UF Campus Earth Day, Elizabeth (Leah) Diehl, the director of the Therapeutic Horticulture Program at the Greenhouse at Wilmot Gardens, was awarded the […]

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Recent News

ASD Program Update

ASD Program Update

Jan 31st, 2018

Greetings from the ASD Job Skills Training Program! I began the Fall semester at the National Autism Association Conference in New Orleans. It was an honor of a lifetime to meet […]

Human Health & Plants Research: What Happens When We View Pictures of Cityscapes and Garden Landscapes?

Human Health & Plants Research: What Happens When We View Pictures of Cityscapes and Garden Landscapes?

Jan 31st, 2018

A small study was conducted in Korea with 18 young adults consisting of nine women and nine men. The research published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public […]

From the Director’s Desk: Thoughts of a Weed Puller

From the Director’s Desk: Thoughts of a Weed Puller

Jan 31st, 2018

For many of us 2018 is off to a wet and very chilly start. As I glance across the gardens from the conference center this morning, freeze cloth dominates much […]

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