Community Garden Network

The Hamilton Community Garden Network (HCGN) program is run by Neighbour to Neighbour Centre to sustain and expand the garden community in Hamilton and support Hamiltonians to use gardens to build the community, enhance the environment and promote wellness. The HCGN serves as a hub of the garden community by helping people:

  • Access Resources and Tools to start, run, or participate in gardens through guides and fact sheets, and to get connected to supplies
  • Find gardens through the interactive garden directory and map
  • Learn and Connect through an email list – events, workshops and meet-ups


Starting a Garden

How to start a community garden in Hamilton A 10-step guide covering how to plan, design and build a community garden in stages at the appropriate times of the year.

For more information, please contact LeeAnne, Interim Manager – Garden Skills and Children’s Programs, at: or 905-574-1334 x 308.

Garden Directory

Use the map below to find a garden in Hamilton. To add your garden to the map, get in touch with LeeAnne at 905-574-1334 x 308 or

For tools, information and policies to get your community garden started, check out the table below.

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Lead our community to an improved quality of life.
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