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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 […]

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Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Jan 31st, 2020

One of the sensory tools we use in horticultural therapy is smell. I’ve been appreciating this tool a lot recently because one of my favorite fragrant orchids is blooming in […]

Human Health & Plants Research: Green Space and the Health and Well-Being of University Students

Jan 31st, 2020

Abundant research has demonstrated psychological benefits associated with exposure to and immersion in green spaces and natural environments. While the campuses of most colleges and universities possess ample green space […]

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Now Blooming: C. Japonica ‘Elizabeth Dowd Mystique’ (Click image for more information)

Now Blooming: C. Japonica ‘Elizabeth Dowd Mystique’ (Click image for more information)