The Public Garden: Art, Swan Boats and Botanical Gardens
Located in the heart of Boston, The Public Garden is a lush, flowering oasis situated amid a great metropolis. America's very first botanical garden, this 24-acre area includes rich and unusual plants, monuments, fountains, a lagoon and iconic Swan Boats, which have delighted visitors for over 100 years. Bring the family to this scenic wonderland, where leafing trees and flowering plants create an alluring backdrop for a peaceful day of outdoor recreation.
Duckling Day Parade
how many species of plants are at the Public Garden?
The Public Garden features a number of greenhouses that hold over 80 species of plants grown by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. The vast majority of these plants are eventually placed on the grounds or at more than 50 other locations around the city.