Inspiration Garden

The Inspiration Garden is dedicated to growing, developing and supporting gardeners in the community. Drop by and bee inspired!

Location & Hours of Operation

We're located in Town Centre Park, corner of Guildford Way and Pipeline Road (map). Open to the public, dawn to dusk. The garden offers programs and tours from March to October.

Check out our March 2016 programs in the Winter Program Guide.

Program Guides

Our Program Guides are now in one convenient location. They're easy to access and ​simple to view whether you're looking for aquatics, registered programs, 50 plus programs or drop-ins. 

What's Happening

Winter Cover Crop at the Inspiration GardenWinter Cover Crop Demonstration Garden

Stop by to see our winter cover crop demonstration garden. The use of cover crops can help reduce soil erosion and help slow weed growth.

Inspiration Garden School Tours 

Explore the garden, learn all about its plants and let us show you how a garden grows! Register your school class and attend one of ​our informative and interactive workshops. Register Now!

Dates: Tue & Thu, March 29 – June 29 | Maximum 1 class/per session
Fee: $20.00 per class

Topics:

  • Good Bugs, Bad Bugs 
  • Happy Harvesters
  • Life in the Soil 
  • Parts of the Plant 
  • Plant Life Cycles 
  • Pollination Power 
  • Wormy Workshop ​

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities begin in March for the 2016 season. Join our wonderful team by attending our Inspiration Garden Volunteer Orientation in March. Email garden@coquitlam.ca or phone 604-927-6312 for more information. 

Community Gardens

The City of Coquitlam oversees two community gardens (map) with plots available to rent on a yearly basis to Coquitlam residents (18 years +). The Coquitlam Community Gardens at the Inspiration Garden features 36 raised plots and the Scott Creek Community Gardens (located just above the Coquitlam Crunch Parking lot off of Lansdowne Drive) features 27 raised plots and 2 wheelchair accessible plots.

At this time, there are no garden plots available; however, if you would like to add your name to the waitlist, please complete and submit the online Garden Plot Request Form.

For more information, please contact us:
Email: garden@coquitlam.ca