Annala is an idyllic garden area in Vanhakaupunki run by the Hyötykasviyhdistys association. The heart of the area is the oldest wooden villa in Helsinki, Villa Anneberg, built in 1832.
The villa is owned by the Hyötykasviyhdistys association since 2017 and will one day hopefully be a national center of garden culture in Finland.
The association Annalan huvilan ystävät ry runs a cafe on Sundays in the villa, Cafe Anneberg. Also events.
Vallila allotment garden is located closest to the city centre of all the nine allotment gardens in Helsinki. One of the plots with its small cottage from the 1930's is a museum, open in summer.
Oulunkylä allotment garden, with its 203 plots, was founded in 1940. It's located along the Vantaanjoki river.
Kumpula allotment garden is the second oldest allotment garden in Helsinki. It was founded in 1927. The Kumpula allotment garden association organizes also events open to public. The best known of these events is the midsummer festivities in the area. One of the original cottages from 1929 (at Ruusutie 141) is today a museum and open on summer Sundays at 12-14.
Founded in 1977, Klaukkalanpuisto allotment garden in Itä-Pakila is located between the Pakila allotment garden and Ring I.
Herttoniemi allotment garden, founded in 1934, is an area of 7,5 hectares and 182 small cottages and gardens. Herttoniemi allotment garden is a popular place for strolls in the neighbourhood.
Tali allotment garden in Pitäjänmäki was founded in 1936. There are 241 allotment gardens here.
Ruskeasuon siirtolapuutarha (Brunakärr koloniträdgård) is Helsinki's first allotment garden, founded in 1918, and the oldest allotment garden in Finland still remaining on the same place.