Staff writer Chris Curry of the Gainesville Sun highlights the impact of the therapeutic horticulture program on participants’ lives and the research being conducted at Wilmot Gardens in a feature story published on Oct. 25. Read the full story, “Using gardening to boost patients’ spirits,” here.
In an article entitled “The healing garden,” writer Diane Chun explores how Wilmot Gardens connects patients with nature and mobilizes the efforts of many volunteers, including a dedicated cadre of Master Gardeners, to enhance the gardens and help run its programming. Read the full story, published Oct. 1, here.
The UF College of Medicine Insider highlights Wilmot Gardens’ efforts to connect patients with nature through therapeutic horticulture as well as the gardens’ research endeavors in an article by Christine Boatwright published on July 3. Read the full story, “Therapeutic horticulture connects patients with nature,” here.
A Gainesville Sun feature story, “Doctor leads effort to bring memorial garden back to life,” profiles Dr. C. Craig Tisher’s restoration and enhancement efforts on behalf of historic Wilmot Gardens. Read the full article, published on May 12, here.
As part of the annual Florida 4-H Congress in August 2012, about 35 teen volunteers assisted in restoration efforts at Wilmot Gardens, according to a recent Gainesville Sun article. Read the full article, “A day of giving back for 300 4-H teens from across Florida” by Joey Flechas, here.
On April 25, Wilmot Gardens was recognized by the City Beautification Board of Gainesville, Fla., with an Entryway & Public Open Spaces Award. Read the entry on the gardens on page 19 of the City Beautification Board 2012 booklet here.
Gainesville Sun staff writer Diane Chun brings attention to the marked progress in Dr. C. Craig Tisher’s crusade to restore Wilmot Gardens, a neglected section of the University of Florida Health Science Center, including the completion of a five-year rehabilitation plan. Read the feature story, “UF’s Wilmot Gardens to be…
In “Healing the wounds left on campus land,” Diane Chun writes about the vision of Dr. C. Craig Tisher for transforming Wilmot Gardens in its neglected state into a place of peace and healing for patients. Read the full Gainesville Sun story, published Nov. 27, here.