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2021 Fall Plant Sale Pre-order Kickoff!

Wilmot Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce the release of the 2021 fall sale pre-order list! We are offering a nice variety of azaleas, camellias, native rhododendrons, grasses, shrubs and trees for pre-order. We look forward to receiving your order soon! Pre-Order packets are listed below. We will accept pre-orders…

Volunteer Spotlight: Graeme Fenton

Graeme Fenton, a second-year medical student at the University of Florida, discovered Wilmot Botanical Gardens after a week-long rotation in UF’s Division of Hematology and Oncology at the Medical Plaza. He would walk through the gardens each day to get to clinic and quickly realized how much he appreciated these…

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 to help us maintain and beautify the gardens. Complete our volunteer form here: to sign up today.

Therapeutic Horticulture: Helping People Live Better Lives

Dr. Taylor Clem, the Alachua County Environmental and Community Horticulture Extension agent, meets with Wilmot Botanical Gardens’ director of therapeutic horticulture, Leah Diehl, to discuss the therapeutic horticulture program, how the program benefits its participants and ongoing research efforts. Listen here.

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 green space nestled near the east edge of the University of Florida’s main campus. Indeed, she had only just learned of its existence when…