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ASD Program Update

Greetings from the ASD Job Skills Training Program! I began the Fall semester at the National Autism Association Conference in New Orleans. It was an honor of a lifetime to meet and speak with Dr. Temple Grandin not only once, but twice during my stay! Upon my return to UF, the Fall…

Wilmot Gardens Breaks Ground on Healing Garden

Wilmot Gardens has begun construction on the Chapman Healing Garden, on the south side of the conference center, thanks to a generous donation from the Dr. Jules B. Chapman and Annie Lou Chapman Private Foundation. The Chapman Healing Garden will provide another venue for patients and the public to experience…

Rare Japanese Maple Tree Garden Becomes Newest Addition to Wilmot Gardens

A collection of rare Japanese maple trees has found a permanent home among the camellias, azaleas and bromeliads of Wilmot Gardens, thanks to a generous donation from the Vieweg family. The collection of 30 trees were cultivated for years by Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., former director of UF’s Prostate Disease…

Wilmot Gardens Garners Cover Story in Monthly UF Health News Magazine

Check out the February issue of The POST, UF Health’s monthly print news magazine, which highlights Wilmot Gardens’ therapeutic horticulture program as its cover story. The story brings the gardens’ growing role on campus to life, chronicling its history, restoration and current pursuits as a center for…

Wilmot Gardens Honored with Second City Beautification Award

The Greenhouse at Wilmot Gardens received its second City Beautification Award from the City Beautification Board of Gainesville in April 2015. Committed to improving the livability of Gainesville and the surrounding areas, the City Beautification Board recognizes excellence in a variety of categories; the Greenhouse at Wilmot Gardens was…