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CALS Alumnus Highlight: Raymond Odeh

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Raymond Odeh earned his undergraduate degree in plant science in 2012. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors at the American Horticultural Therapy Association. What brought… Read More

Pre-Holiday Stress: A Remedy to Consider

December can be a time of busyness and stress. How easy it is to get totally “wrapped up” (so to speak) in holiday projects and plans! One of the best antidotes to pre-holiday stress is to spend a… Read More

Veterans Gain Stress Reduction Techniques through Gardening

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When U.S. Navy veteran Deanne Thompson, 52, signed up for a free group gardening class through the University of Florida’s Wilmot Botanical Gardens, she didn’t realize the stress relief benefits and social outlet she would… Read More