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Front Yards in Bloom

Program Goals

  • Recognize the efforts of all of our friends and neighbours' efforts to create more beautiful communities
  • Highlight the front yards that make Edmonton beautiful
  • Encourage all Edmontonians to help keep their neighbourhoods attractive places to live, work, and play
  • Engage Edmontonians who want to make Edmonton more beautiful
  • Raise awareness of Edmonton's participation in Communities in Bloom

About Front Yards in Bloom

  • Founded in 1999 by the Edmonton Horticultural Society, Canada Post, and the City of Edmonton to celebrate attractive front yards in Edmonton
  • Front Yards in Bloom was modelled after a similar program in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 150 nominations were received in the first year
  • Edmonton's Front Yards in Bloom is now the largest program of its kind in Canada
  • Anyone can nominate a front yard, but you can't nominate your own
  • In 2016, Front Yards in Bloom received 5,022 nominations
  • Winners are announced at the annual Edmonton in Bloom Awards in August of each year
  • Front Yards in Bloom is a partner program run by the Edmonton Horticultural Society, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the City of Edmonton
  • Funding for Front Yards in Bloom comes entirely from sponsorship and donors

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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