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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

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 […]

Wilmot Gardens Recognized by the Florida Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Published: Jul 26th, 2014

On July 25, David Connor & Associates (DCA), the landscape architecture firm that assisted with the design and planning for the Greenhouse at Wilmot Gardens, received a 2014 Award of […]

Therapeutic Horticulture Program at Wilmot Gardens Featured in UF College of Medicine Insider

Published: Jul 4th, 2014

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 […]

Gainesville Sun Chronicles Dr. Tisher’s Efforts to Restore Wilmot Gardens

Published: May 13th, 2013

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. […]