Beautifying your boulevard and street

Boulevard garden with traffic circle garden in background

Street gardens lead to more than beautiful streets. Ultimately, street gardens benefit the entire city.

Whether you are a volunteer tending to gardens on the City's traffic circles, or you are planting gardens on the boulevard next to your property, you are helping to personalilze your neighbourhood, and foster a sense of community pride and ownership.

Learn what opportunities are available for you to contribute to your community as a street gardener, and get gardening guidelines and safety tips.

Green Streets Program

Beautify traffic calming areas in your neighbourhood as a volunteer gardener.

Gardening on boulevards

Get the City's guidelines, including clearance and measurment requirements, for boulevard gardens.

Help to create and maintain green spaces in Vancouver

Green Streets garden care tips

Check out our tips for creating a safe, healthy, and visually pleasing street garden.

Safe gardening on streets

Gardens on City streets are close to vehicle traffic. You can keep yourself safe while gardening if you remember these tips.

Recommended plant list

Ensure plants used in street gardens will provide visual enjoyment all year long. View the list of shrubs and plants that fluorish well in Vancouver, and meet Green Streets height requirements.

Report boulevard maintenance issues

Report boulevard maintenance issues such as damage and pests. You are responsible for taking care of the boulevard next to the property you own.