Coquitlam in Bloom

Join us as we Showcase Coquitlam to the World

The City of Coquitlam has unveiled new initiatives aimed to engage the community and invoke civic pride as we gear up for the International 2017 Communities in Bloom Competition.

Coquitlam will showcase its best qualities to the world in the coming months as it competes on an international scale in Communities in Bloom, a civic pride and beautification competition. This year the City will compete against Bruges, Belgium, Holland, MI, and Wood Buffalo Alta.

Judges will tour Coquitlam on July 17 – 18 to asses the city on 6 categories: tidiness, environmental action, heritage conservation, urban forestry, landscape and floral displays. Results will be announced on Sept. 16, 2017.

What's Happening

Park Blitz Event at Crestwood Park

Drop in for outdoor fun this summer as Coquitlam in Bloom offers special event park days. Take part in pollinator plantings, flag painting and other fun crafts and activities aimed to breathe new life and colour into parks that are undergoing renovation.

Date: Saturday, June 24
Time: 1 – 3 p.m. 
Location: Crestwood Park, 907 Crestwood Drive 

150 Coquitlam Gardens 

How does your garden grow? Show us! Email your photos to parkspark@coquitlam.ca. Please don’t include images of people due to privacy concerns. View the photos on the City’s Facebook page.

 

2017 Featured Projects

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  • Protect Our Pollinators!

  • MosaiCanada 150

  • 150 Gardens

  • Park Blitz

  • Flower of the Year

  • Canada 150 Floral Displays

2016 Display at Mackin Park​Get Involved

  • Help keep Coquitlam tidy and litter-free.
  • Help beautify the places where you live, work or spend time – consider planting a garden, tidying up the property and improving street appeal. 
  • Plant Coquitlam’s flower of the year in your garden.
  • Join in the 150 Garden Photos project by taking a picture of your favourite garden, whether it’s a vegetable plot, flower display or pots on your balcony.
  • Protect our pollinators! Consider making your own pollinator garden. Don’t know how to get started?
    Attend a workshop at the Inspiration Garden.
  • Join a Bad Seed weed pull and learn how to stop the introduction and spread of plants that can be harmful to people, animals and ecosystems.

​Past Results

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  • 2016 Coquitlam in Bloom

  • 2015 Coquitlam In Bloom