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Tips from the Toolshed: A Gardener’s M.O.

Mild Winter Means Year ‘Round Gardening   I usually start fall semesters in a bit of a bind because I didn’t get enough…

Volunteer Spotlight: Graeme Fenton

Graeme Fenton, a second-year medical student at the University of Florida, discovered Wilmot Botanical Gardens after a week-long rotation in UF’s…

Wilmot Botanical Gardens added to list of…

On July 2, 2020, WBG received news that it had been selected to be added to the list of the American Camellia Trail Gardens, a project of the…

Therapeutic Horticulture: Helping People Live…

Dr. Taylor Clem, the Alachua County Environmental and Community Horticulture Extension agent, meets with Wilmot Botanical Gardens’ director of…

Recent articles

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Allison and I had the pleasure of working with a trio of interns from the Active Learning Program (ALP) this fall semester. The ALP is a program for…

Leah Diehl

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

As 2021 draws to a close it seems only fitting to provide a brief review of some of the more significant events that have occurred at the gardens…

Dr. C. Craig Tisher

Human Health & Plants Research: Horticultural…

The therapeutic benefits of gardening on cognition have been suggested in several studies across a range of populations including the elderly and…

Dr. Charles Guy

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