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Human Health and Plants Research:  Can Greenery Around the Home Increase Longevity?

Human Health and Plants Research: Can Greenery Around the Home Increase Longevity?

Published: Oct 11th, 2016

Researchers wanted to know if the amount of greenness surrounding the home had an influence on the mortality rate of women. Using the Nurses’ Health Study prospective cohort of over 108,000 […]

Construction of Chapman Healing Garden Complete

Published: Oct 11th, 2016

The Chapman Healing Garden will provide another venue for patients and the public to experience the therapeutic benefits of greenspaces and will expand Wilmot Gardens’ diverse garden settings. Specifically, the […]

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

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

Published: Oct 11th, 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 Spotlight: Irma Velez

Volunteer Spotlight: Irma Velez

Published: Oct 10th, 2016

As North Florida’s winter gloom settled on Gainesville, freshman Irma Velez became deeply homesick for her native Miami. “In Miami, it is always warm and colorful,” reflected Velez, who was living […]

From the Director’s Desk: Thoughts of a Weed Puller

From the Director’s Desk: Thoughts of a Weed Puller

Published: Oct 10th, 2016

It is my pleasure to introduce the first quarterly newsletter from Wilmot Gardens. The purpose of the newsletter is to keep you better informed about ongoing activities, new projects and […]

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Under the Glass: News from the Greenhouse

Published: Oct 10th, 2016

Our fall therapeutic horticulture sessions kicked off in mid-September in the Greenhouse at Wilmot Gardens. We are excited about the addition of two new groups to our programs: the first […]