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 is staffed Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Check for the garden host on duty sign.
Plant of the Week
Rose Mallow (Hibiscus hybrid)
This tropical looking perennial produces large red flowers which are stunning in the landscape.
Free Family Drop-In at the Garden
Drop-in anytime and participate in exciting, nature based crafts and activities. Learn about composting, life in the soil, plants and get a chance to meet our resident worms! Children must be supervised by a parent/caregiver.
Preschool | 3 – 6 Years
Date: Thursdays, September 10 – October 29
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
School Age | 5 – 12 Years
Date: Tuesdays, September 8 – October 27
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Introduction to Natural Dyeing
Join us as we discuss which herbs and dyeing methods to use to obtain long lasting colours in a sustainable way. Participant will be able to apply what they learn in this hands-on workshop. 16+ years | Register Now!
Date: Saturday, September 12
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Chinese Herbs for the Cold and Flu Season
Learn how to prepare for fall and winter with homemade Chinese herb cough syrups, teas and food. Make a jade screen to last through the cold season. 16+ years | Register Now!
Date: Saturday, September 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registered Programs & Drop-Ins
Register online – anytime! Enjoy the comfort, convenience and flexibility of online registration.
Get ready for fall and check out the programs, activities and events in the Fall Program Guide (download). Register Now!
Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Our Adult Volunteer Program and Youth Volunteer Program are now full. Please check back in Spring 2016 for more opportunities to volunteer in the garden.
The City of Coquitlam oversees two community gardens 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: