Harshey Gardens is a beautiful botanical garden located in Pennsylvania, United States of America. The total area of the botanical garden is 23-acre (9.3 ha). Harshey Gardens was built by the chocolate magnate Milton S. Hershey as a present to his wife Catherine and the people of his community.
Harshey Gardens when opened in 1935 was known as Rose Garden. Even at that time the garden was visited by thousands of people. The area of the garden was extended in the year 1941 to its current size. Today by paying a nominal entrance fee you can have a look at different themed gardens.
In Harshey Gardens you will find yourself looking at magnificent Rose gardens, Hershey Rose Garden, Italian Rose Garden, Mrs. Hershey’s Rose Garden, Flowering gardens, Bill Bowman Garden, Children’s Garden, Perennial Garden, Seasonal Garden, Memorial Garden, Arboretum, Coniferous Garden, Oak Grove, Herb Garden, Ornamental Grasses and Japanese Garden.
The Children’s Garden and the amazing Butterfly House is another attraction of the Harsheys Garden. You can find 300 butterflies of more than 25 varieties. While your visit you can have a look at the entire life cycle of butterfly. Children Garden has hiding spots and several play areas that build the interest of children.
The Google rating for the Harshey Garden is 4.5 stars. Most of the people enjoy the array of plants, trails, wooden benches and lake. The environment of the Garden is refreshing. Most of the people recommend visiting this place with family. Harshey Gardens is indeed an admirable attraction of Pennsylvania.