This garden is one of the legacies of WW2, as it sits on land that was badly damaged by bombing raids.
A curious delight can be found around the corner from Cannon Street station - a small garden cut out of the side of an office building.
If you're wandering around the back of the Barbican, you might spy a lot of steel tubes with a seemingly random selection of plants in them.
A small garden laid out in two circles can be found near Canary Wharf that was created in memory of those who have worked on the Isle of Dogs.
While the Thames garden bridge gets all the attention, why not pay a visit to a garden bridge that works, that lacks security guards, and rather than protests, when opened was lauded and applauded.
The people behind plans to convert a disused railway in Peckham into a public walkway are seeking financing through a crowdfunding campaign to raise £66,000 in start-up funds.
Around 50 years ago an association closed its books after successfully setting up over 470 public gardens around the UK.
After much anticipation, and recent complaints, the SkyGarden has accepted its first paying customers, and non-paying voyeurs and at last a chance for us mere mortals to see what the fuss has been about.
Although as much loved as loathed for its expansive use of brutalist concrete, the Barbican is a surprisingly green place, with lots of open spaces and gardens.
In 1984 residents living near to the Oval cricket ground started growing vegetables on a plot of derelict land. Today, 30 years later, while the vegetables have long since vanished, the plot of land is a riot of planting that delights the eyes if you ever wander in.
If you come out of Cannon Street station stop and pause a moment, then look across the road. You might spy an insignificant side road sitting next to the modern steel ribbed building directly opposite. It's worth taking a wander over and having a look - for the short road curves round a corner, and around there you will find one of London's oldest church yards - and now a recently revamped public garden.