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Public Gardens Brookside Gardens Brookside Gardens • It is located in Wheaton National Park, which is in Montgomery, Maryland. It’s a 50 acre public garden open year-round that displays 7 different types of gardens. • Main purpose is to show appreciation for the art of gardening through plant collections and displays. Chicago Botanic Garden Chicago Botanic Garden • It was opened in 1972 after 300 acres was granted to the Chicago Horticulture Society. • Now is 385 acres and contains 23 different garden themes with 3 native habitats. • Gardens are located on 9 islands surrounded by lakes. Hershey Gardens Hershey Gardens • Hershey Gardens is a 23-acre rose garden located in Hershey, PA. Open all year and breathtaking theme gardens, brilliant seasonal displays, unique trees, an outdoor Butterfly House and a wondrous Children's Garden. • Hershey Gardens is dedicated to horticultural excellence while providing valuable learning opportunities and inspiring memorable experiences. The Swan Boats of Boston The Swan Boats of Boston • Established in 1837 and was the first botanical garden in the United States. • Is 24-acres and was designed by George V. Meacham. • Flower beds provide glorious color from early April until the frosts of October, and the thousands of plants grown in the city greenhouses maintain a continuous ever- refreshing variety. Cheekwood’s Botanical Gardens Cheekwood • These gardens date back to the 1920’s and were designed by Bryant Fleming. • Cheekwood was opened to the public in 1960 and enjoyed by over 140,000 visitors each year. • 8 types – Japanese garden, an herb garden, 2 perennial gardens, a color garden, water garden, seasons garden, and an award winning wildflower garden. Memphis Botanic Garden Memphis Botanic Garden • Consists of 23 specialty gardens distributed over 96 acres. • It is visited by over 150,000 people every year. • Each garden gives an in-depth look into various families of plants, flowers, and trees. • Open to the public year-round and is one of the largest public gardens in Tennessee. Biltmore Gardens Biltmore Gardens • Contains 6 different types of gardens at the Biltmore Estate which are: Italian Garden, Shrub Garden, Walled Garden, Spring Garden, Conservatory Garden, and Azalea Garden. • These gardens were designed by America's foremost landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. • Most of the gardens bloom from early April to mid-late October.
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