Question:

Am I allowed to cut flower or branches from public areas like parks? Or even overgrown areas around my house that either belong to the public or the government?

Answer:

If they are overgrown or for some other reason no one cares you can cut in a way that doesn’t damage anything- But it is a middas chassidus not to:

Have a  good Yom Tov

Sources:

Shulchan Aruch CH:M 359- 1.

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