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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!

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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…

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are an integral part of the garden’s history and contribute to every aspect of our operations. We depend on our dedicated volunteers…

Therapeutic Horticulture: Helping People Live…

Dr. Taylor Clem, the Alachua County Environmental and Community Horticulture Extension agent, meets with Wilmot Botanical Gardens’ director of…

Wilmot Botanical Gardens added to list of…

On July 2, 2020, WBG received news that it had been selected to be added to the list of the American Camellia Trail Gardens, a project of the…

Recent articles

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

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

During the past year we have all been forced to practice patience as we wait to understand more about Covid-19, vaccines, variants, and…

Leah Diehl

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

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