Inspiration Garden

Located just north of Guildford Way on Pipeline RoadThe Inspiration Garden is dedicated to growing, supporting and connecting gardeners in the community. Drop by and bee inspired! Join our direct email service to receive news and updates on everything that's happening in the garden.

Location & Hours of Operation

We're located in Town Centre Park (site map), north of Guildford Way on Pipeline Road (map). We're open to the public, dawn to dusk. The Garden offers programs and tours from March to October.

Program Guides

For your convenience all the Program Guides are now in one location. View our current programs in the the Winter Program Guide. Registration for our spring programs in the Spring Program Guide is now underway!

What's Happening

East Meets West: Chinese Herbs for the Cold and Flu Season

Chinese herbs for colds and flus are both a useful treatment and preventative measure during the fall and winter season. Learn how to make a herbal cough syrup, herbal soups and build a jade screen to protect the lungs. Register Now!

Date: Sat, Sept. 24
Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  

Garden Basics: Fall Mason Bee Care

Join local mason bee expert Pasquale Gnocato as he explains how to properly care for your bees in this informative and interactive session. Open to all those with experience and without! Register Now!  

Date: Sat, Oct. 8
Time: 10 – 11 a.m.            

Inspiration Garden School Tours

Explore the garden, learn 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. Workshop topics include:

  • Good bugs, Bad bugs;
  • Parts of the Plant;
  • Pollinator Power;
  • Life in the Soil;
  • Wormie Workshop;
  • Plant Life Cycles

Volunteer Opportunities

Join our outstanding team of passionate volunteers. Attend an orientation session to learn about volunteering in the garden. 18+ years | Register Now!

Date: Sat, Aug. 6
Time:  10 – 11 a.m.

For more information:
Email: garden@coquitlam.ca 
Phone: 604-927-6312    

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:
Email: garden@coquitlam.ca