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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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 […]

UF Medical Guild Grant Awarded to Therapeutic Horticulture Program

The Therapeutic Horticulture Program at Wilmot Gardens, directed by Elizabeth Diehl, registered horticultural therapist, received a $3,000 grant from the University of Florida Medical Guild in September. The mission of […]

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Human Health & Plants Research: Horticultural Therapy and Middle-aged Women’s Depression, Anxiety and Self-Identity

Human Health & Plants Research: Horticultural Therapy and Middle-aged Women’s Depression, Anxiety and Self-Identity

Nov 8th, 2018

There is a growing awareness that middle-aged women disproportionately experience depression and anxiety. In South Korea, the occurrence of patients with depression increased by 12 percent from 2011 to 2015, […]

Kathleen & Michael

Volunteer Spotlight: Kathleen Violet Grey

Nov 8th, 2018

In 2014, Kathleen Violet Grey and her husband, Michael Hitchcock, were visiting the UF Health Cancer Center for an appointment when they noticed an advertisement for a cancer patient program […]

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

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

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