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Eric and Amy

ASD Program Update: Two Participants Pass the Certified Horticulture Professional Exam

Wilmot Gardens is proud to announce that two young scholars who completed the first cycle of the of ASD Job Skills Training Program at Wilmot Gardens, Amy Puccio and Eric […]

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Monica Marrocco

Volunteer Spotlight: Monica Marrocco

In the summer of 2017, Monica Marrocco, then a sophomore at the University of Florida, was asked by a friend what she wanted to do with her life. Like many […]

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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. […]

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Human Health & Plants Research: <br> Can Plants Help Reduce Stress of Children in Elementary School?

Human Health & Plants Research:
Can Plants Help Reduce Stress of Children in Elementary School?

Aug 1st, 2018

Suppose engaging in activities with plants for less than one hour once a week could reduce stress and stress hormone levels in troubled elementary school children. It would be utterly […]

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

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

Aug 1st, 2018

Most of my past messages have addressed activities and events within the gardens, largely after the fact. In this quarterly newsletter, I will draw your attention to a very severe […]

LATEST EDITION: Wilmot Gardens Newsletter – Volume 3, Issue 3

LATEST EDITION: Wilmot Gardens Newsletter – Volume 3, Issue 3

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