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Wilmot Botanical Gardens are open to visitors from dawn to dusk. Please follow social-distancing guidelines and be respectful of the personal space of all of our visitors. Thank you!

featured announcements

2021 Fall Plant Sale Pre-order Kickoff!

Wilmot Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce the release of the 2021 fall sale pre-order list! We are offering a nice variety of azaleas…

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…

Volunteer Spotlight: Shelby Kucharski

In the summer of 2020 when junior Shelby Kucharski first began volunteering at the Wilmot Botanical Gardens, she was not familiar with this unique…

Recent articles

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

We are busy in the greenhouse this month planning and preparing for the start of our therapeutic horticulture programming. We expect to have a full…

Leah Diehl

Human Health & Plants Research: Why Do People…

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

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

In the February newsletter I began my comments by noting that the COVID-19 pandemic was raging on in many parts of the world including the United…

Dr. C. Craig Tisher

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