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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 Spring Plant Sale Pre-order Kickoff!

Click on any pre-order packet below to get started: 2021 Spring Pre-order Packet

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…

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

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

We are now one month and a few days into the new year. While the COVID-19 pandemic rages on in many parts of the world, the recent availability of…

Dr. C. Craig Tisher

Human Health & Plants Research: Meta-analyses…

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

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…

Shelby Kucharski

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