Boston, MA, 02116, United States
The Public Garden was created in 1837 while the Boston Common in 1634. What a difference two centuries made. From its inception, the Public Garden was decorative and flowery, while the Common was pastoral and practical. The Common's walkways were for crosstown...
1.2 miles Botanic Garden
Fernald Drive, Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States
These were Harvard's original botanical gardens started in the early 1800's prior to the establishment of the larger Arnold Arboretum. The gardens are now a junior faculty housing complex; but they still retain 100+ unusual tree species from around the world.
4.0 miles Botanic Garden
580 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States
Mount Auburn Cemetery was founded in 1831 as "America's first garden cemetery", or the first "rural cemetery", with classical monuments set in a rolling landscaped terrain. The appearance of this type of landscape coincides with the rising popularity of the term...
4.7 miles Botanic Garden
125 Arborway, Boston, MA, 02130, United States
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is the oldest public arboretum in North America and one of the world’s leading centers for the study of plant biodiversity. Its mission is to integratively examine plant diversity—from genomic, developmental, organismic,...
4.7 miles Botanic Garden
23 East Elm Avenue, Quincy, MA, 02170, United States
The 21-acre (85,000 m2) main campus of the Eastern Nazarene College is situated in the Wollaston Park neighborhood of Quincy. The campus is also a registered arboretum, named the Babcock Arboretum after Vernor J. Babcock and dedicated in 1993. The alma mater, set to...
6.4 miles Botanic Garden
135 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA, 02493, United States
The Case Estates is a botanical garden located in Weston, Massachusetts. Measuring 65 acres (260,000 m2), the estates were at one time the active plant nurseries of the Arnold Arboretum.
12.4 miles Botanic Garden
106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA, 02481, United States
The Wellesley College Botanic Gardens (22 acres) are botanical gardens located on the campus of Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The gardens contain more than 500 species of woody plants, in 53 families, displayed in three major collections: Alexandra...
13.2 miles Botanic Garden
845 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA, 02181, United States
The Walter Hunnewell Arboretum is a 22 acres (8.9 ha) arboretum in Wellesley, Massachusetts, containing over 500 species of woody plants in 53 families. The former estate also contains the renowned and distinctive topiary garden, called the 'Italian Garden' by...
13.8 miles Botanic Garden
900 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA, 02482, United States
The Elm Bank Horticulture Center is the home of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts, U.S.. The former estate grounds includes open fields and meadows, streams and pools, wooded areas and formal gardens.
14.1 miles Botanic Garden
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA, 02701, United States
The Garden is the largest landscaped collection of wildflowers in New England, containing over 1700 kinds of plants representing about 1000 species, including over 200 rare and endangered native species, all nestled within a mature oak forest on glacial terrain of...
18.8 miles Botanic Garden
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