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2nd Annual Fall Plant Sale to be held Dec. 3 & 4

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

The second annual Fall Plant Sale at Wilmot Gardens is the perfect place to get inspired and pick up some new plants for your home garden. This year’s sale will […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Greenhouse at Wilmot Gardens

Published: Sep 7th, 2016

The Therapeutic Horticulture Program at Wilmot Gardens is seeking volunteers to assist with our fall programming.  Although no experience is necessary to volunteer, specialized training will be provided.  Volunteers will […]

NOW ENROLLING: Therapeutic Horticulture Program

Published: Sep 7th, 2016

The Therapeutic Horticulture Program at Wilmot Gardens is now enrolling participants and caregivers for fall programming.  No experience is necessary to participate in the free indoor gardening program.  Participants will […]

Wilmot Gardens Breaks Ground on Healing Garden

Published: Jun 12th, 2016

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 […]

Rare Japanese Maple Tree Garden Becomes Newest Addition to Wilmot Gardens

Published: Mar 1st, 2016

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 […]

Wilmot Gardens Garners Cover Story in Monthly UF Health News Magazine

Wilmot Gardens Garners Cover Story in Monthly UF Health News Magazine

Published: Feb 22nd, 2016

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’ […]

The Therapeutic Horticulture Program at Wilmot Gardens Featured in The Independent Florida Alligator

Published: Sep 16th, 2015

Wilmot Gardens’ therapeutic horticulture programming for stroke patients garnered coverage recently in The Independent Florida Alligator. Read the full story, “UF Health’s Wilmot Gardens helps stroke patients by gardening” by […]

Wilmot Gardens Honored with Second City Beautification Award

Wilmot Gardens Honored with Second City Beautification Award

Published: Apr 23rd, 2015

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 […]

Gainesville Sun Chronicles Impact of Greenhouse, Therapeutic Horticulture Program at Wilmot Gardens

Published: Oct 26th, 2014

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 […]

Gainesville Sun Publishes Feature Story on the Therapeutic Horticulture Program at Wilmot Gardens, Volunteers

Published: Oct 2nd, 2014

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 […]