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The POST — February 2016

Horticultural therapy

How does your garden grow?

In recent years, Wilmot Gardens at the University of Florida sat in disrepair — until Craig Tisher, M.D., former dean of the UF College of Medicine, started eyeing the space. Now, Wilmot Gardens is not only a preserved green space on campus, it also hosts a horticultural therapy program where patients meet in therapy groups and the science of horticultural therapy is conducted.