Our Roots

West Coast Gardens has a long rooted history, founded by the VanderMey family in 1981, with a team that has over 70 years of innovative growing experience. We are a trusted Surrey garden centre, nursery, and destination retail location for the BC Lower Mainland.

As a third-generation grower, Jason VanderMey literally grew up with the garden as his playground, learning the trade from his parents. Jason and his wife, Wybranda, have teamed up with Nathan and Jill Van Huizen, as owners of West Coast Gardens, Surrey garden centre and nursery, adding another 15 years of industry experience to the dynamic team. Collectively, they are dedicated to continuing to grow the best garden and plant products, while creating a fantastic customer experience. Read more about our nursery & greenhouses here.

From the family farm nestled on 24 acres in South Surrey, British Columbia, West Coast Gardens grows, supplies, and delivers unique and compelling products that inspire a love for garden and home. 

Our Surrey garden centre offers a wide selection of outdoor annuals, perennials, shrubs, herbs and more for your garden. We are also known for our indoor tropicals, homegrown succulents and a variety of plants for your home. Our moss hanging baskets have become famous for their gorgeous overflowing blooms which last all spring and summer, with new colour and design additions each year! Read more about our history here.

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Meet the Experts

We work hard to inspire and cultivate creativity in your garden + home. We have the perfect blend of wholehearted service and gardening wizardry.

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Our Location - Surrey Garden Centre

Nestled in South Surrey, just a short drive from White Rock, West Coast Gardens is 3 kilometres North of the USA border, at the end of 172nd Street in South Surrey. We are off of 16th Avenue, close to our neighbours Semiahmoo Stables and Peace Arch Farms.

Branches Coffee House

When you visit Branches at West Coast Gardens, you’ll find homemade seasonal soups, sweet treats and all your favourite specialty coffees & teas. Featuring Republica Coffee, which is locally roasted in Fort Langley BC, Branches is the only coffee shop located on 16th Avenue between White Rock and Abbotsford. Stop in for a sumptuous snack, treat yourself to lunch or browse the store with a delicious cup of coffee in hand.

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Our History

Founded on the site of a 50 year old nursery, our home + garden lifestyle store is deeply rooted in nature. West Coast Gardens has a dynamic history, beginning when the VanderMey family emigrated from Rijsenburg in the late 40’s, after WWII, and settled in the Queensborough area, Tom VanderMey purchased land and began growing crops, particularly Chrysanthemums and Tulips.

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Home Delivery Service

Need help getting your purchase home? Whether you’re shopping in-store or online, West Coast Gardens provides home delivery service to anywhere in the Lower Mainland, the Fraser Valley or beyond. Often we are able to get it delivered to your home on the same day, or we can arrange a time that is more convenient for you.

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American Customers

West Coast Gardens welcomes customers from Washington State to buy annuals, and hanging baskets. We offer phytocertificates to simplify the process of getting plants across the border.

If you are planning on shopping with us, please call us so we can prepare the certificate for you ahead of time and help make a better shopping experience for you.

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The Social Gardener Show

Join us every Wednesday at noon on Facebook for our live streaming show, The Social Gardener! Jason loves to get creative, building gorgeous planters for the garden and home, to inspire and share. He also gives plenty of tips and techniques to help you out. Always a lively event, join in the conversation and ask Jason your gardening questions.



West Coast Gardens is proud to be an integral part of our community. We thank you for considering us as part of your fundraising event. Each year, we are asked to support hundreds of worthwhile charitable causes and events, and we make every effort to accommodate as many requests as possible.

Please review our donation policy and complete a donation request form. We will carefully review your request and respond as soon as possible.