Coquitlam River Community Garden

ƛ̓éxətəm Regional Park


There are lots of beneficial pollinators to discover around the garden. From bees to flies, hummingbirds to butterflies - they all help us raise delicious organic crops.

Water Conservation

With our summers becoming hotter and drier, we must take steps to conserve the precious resource of water. Here are a few steps you can take in your own plot.

Recipes, Stories and Photos

Over the years, we've collected a number of delicious recipes, along with stories about our community, and numerous photos from our garden.

How to Join

Our membership list is temporarily suspended.

Click here for our waitlist FAQ

Organic Gardening Resources​
Click here for links to organic gardening guidelines and other gardening resources.

“A person who is growing a garden, if he is growing it organically, is improving a piece of the world.”
Wendell Berry
"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul."
Alfred Austin

About our garden

Over 300 gardeners tend our 7.5 acre garden located at
ƛ̓éxətəm Regional Park

Come visit

We’re easy to find. The park is dog friendly, and if you’re a walker, a birder, or just like the outdoors, we’re sure you’ll find something to love about our garden.

Organic Gardening Resources

To plant a garden is to hope for tomorrow.
Audrey Hepburn

Contact Us

Email us at admin@crcg.ca

Mailing Address:
Coquitlam River Community Garden Society
PO Box 64504
RPO Como Lake Coquitlam, BC
V3J 7V7

We acknowledge that we garden on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm.
We are grateful to the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm who continue to live on these lands and care for them, along with the waters, and all that is above and below.

Fire Danger

High Fire Risk

Metro Vancouver has upgraded the Fire Danger in Coquitlam River Community Garden and ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park to HIGH RISK starting today, July 15, 2024.

All high risk activity must cease between 1pm to sunset.
These activities include:
-use of gas powered equipment
-use of tools that may emit a spark or flame (no cutting metal)
-use of any ember-producing equipment such as briquette bbqs

Smoking is not permitted in the park. If you should see someone smoking in the gardens, consider offering a gentle reminder of the fire hazard.

Battery operated tools/trimmers are still permitted for the time being.

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