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Leah Diehl works closely with participants to teach them a variety of horticultural techniques.

Therapeutic Horticulture Program now enrolling

Learn more about current program offerings.

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Wilmot Gardens breaks ground on the Chapman Healing Garden

Learn more recent enhancements to the gardens.

2nd Annual Fall Plant Sale to be held Dec. 3 & 4

The second annual Fall Plant 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 […]

Student volunteer groups regularly conduct service projects on the gardens' grounds.

Wilmot Gardens seeks volunteers

Learn more about ways to get involved.

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Human Health and Plants Research:  Can Greenery Around the Home Increase Longevity?

Human Health and Plants Research: Can Greenery Around the Home Increase Longevity?

Researchers wanted to know if the amount of greenness surrounding the home had an influence on the mortality rate of women. Using the Nurses’ Health Study prospective cohort of over 108,000 […]

Construction of Chapman Healing Garden Complete

Construction of Chapman Healing Garden Complete

The Chapman Healing Garden will provide another venue for patients and the public to experience the therapeutic benefits of greenspaces and will expand Wilmot Gardens’ diverse garden settings. Specifically, the […]

2nd Annual Fall Plant Sale to be held Dec. 3 & 4

2nd Annual Fall Plant Sale to be held Dec. 3 & 4

The second annual Fall Plant 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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Irma Velez

Volunteer Spotlight: Irma Velez

As North Florida’s winter gloom settled on Gainesville, freshman Irma Velez became deeply homesick for her native Miami. “In Miami, it is always warm and colorful,” reflected Velez, who was living […]

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Our fall therapeutic horticulture sessions kicked off in mid-September in the Greenhouse at Wilmot Gardens. We are excited about the addition of two new groups to our programs: the first […]

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For Sale Now at the Greenhouse: Succulents

For Sale Now at the Greenhouse: Succulents

Wilmot Gardens Testimonials

"Wilmot Gardens is a great example of the history of horticulture on the University of Florida campus."

- Wendy Wilber, Alachua County Urban Horticulture Extension Agent