We know how much the Boston Common, the Public Garden, and the Commonwealth Avenue Mall mean to our community and visitors. So many special memories and moments come out of these parks, and we would love to read yours!

Use the form(s) below to submit your stories to us. You are welcome to include a photo as well.


Have a special memory or story? Share it here.


Have a special memory of your favorite willow? Share it here.

By submitting your story, you grant Friends of the Public Garden permission to use your narrative and/or photos in print, web, advertisement, digital communications, and other publications. If you would like your story removed from our digital archives, please email