3rd Annual Camellia & Azalea Plant Sale

The third annual Camellia and Azalea Sale fundraiser at Wilmot Gardens is the perfect place to get inspired and pick up some new plants for your home garden. This year’s […]

Volunteer Spotlight:
Kim Lepore

In December of 2013, Kim Lepore was busy finalizing her studies with the IFAS Florida Master Gardener program. At a tabling event focused on connecting burgeoning master gardeners with local […]

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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Now Accepting Camellia & Azalea Sale Pre-Orders!

The third annual Camellia and Azalea Sale at Wilmot Gardens is the perfect place to get inspired and pick up some new plants for your home garden. This year’s sale will take place on Friday, November 3, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, November 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Pre-orders for the sale will be accepted before October 25th, 2017. For a full list of available plants and to download the order form click here or contact bahillman@ufl.edu or (352) 273-5832.

Recent News

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Jul 28th, 2017

Greetings from the Greenhouse! Once our therapeutic horticulture (TH) programming ends in May, the greenhouse tends to quiet down quite a bit. We still get many summer visitors wandering in […]

Human Health and Plants Research: Health Benefits of Nearby Nature

Human Health and Plants Research: Health Benefits of Nearby Nature

Jul 28th, 2017

A study published in 2017 by Cox and colleagues, reported remarkable multiple health benefits of nearby nature, such as having a private garden or the amount of neighborhood vegetation cover. […]

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

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

Jul 28th, 2017

In 2012, our team at the Wilmot Gardens initiated a patient care program, therapeutic horticulture. Since that time, the program under the direction of Ms. Elizabeth (Leah) Diehl ably assisted […]

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