Find out what gardens are in the City of London…
What kind of Gardens are in the City of London?
There are lots of different types of gardens in the City of London.
The most common are gardens that used to belong to churches such as St Alfege Gardens, St Mary Aldermanbury Garden and Postman’s Park.
This is St Mary Aldermanbury Church which was destroyed in 1666 during the Great Fire of London.
It was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren but then destroyed again during WW2!
There is actually a restored replica in Missouri USA in memory of Winston Churchill.Embed from Getty Images
What kind of trees can you find in the city?Embed from Getty Images
During spring and summer this tree has beautiful pink flowers and its leaves are heart shaped!
It’s flowers are also edible!Embed from Getty Images
Medicinal herbs are plants that have been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments.
Some medicinal herbs are used to treat specific conditions, while others are used more generally to boost the immune system or improve overall health. Some examples include, garlic, ginger, camomile, peppermint, and turmeric.Embed from Getty Images
The Foxglove Tree
This tree is distinctive because of its large heart-shaped leaves.
It can grow to be 60cm in diameter.
Its beautiful flower-spikes look like the foxglove plant and bear small egg shaped fruits.Embed from Getty Images
This species of tree is very rare in the City.
It’s particularly stunning in late May when covered in special white leaves that resemble handkerchiefs!Embed from Getty Images
Sweet Gum tree
The tallest one in the city is by St Pauls Cathedral!
It is roughly 25 metres high.
Sweet Gum leaves turn beautiful vibrant red and yellow colours in the autumn, creating a firework effect.
The tree also has scaly, alligator-skin textured bark.Add a comment