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There are lots of great resources online and in Edmonton that will help you create your perfect winterscape.

This is a new page. We will be compiling a list of resources over the next few years for those interested in winterscaping projects, activities, snow sculpting, winter gardening, and more. If you know of a great resource that is not listed here, please email us at front.yards@edmonton.ca

Information Packages

The information packages for schools and community leagues feature winterscaping ideas taken from several different websites.

Winter Party Toolkit

Coming this winter to a website near you!

Snow and Ice Sculpting

Ice on Whyte offers thte following programs for school groups

  • Lil' Chipper, an hands-on ice carving experience
  • Art in Action, featuring a demonstration by an ice sculptor

Sculptors' Association of Alberta has an Ice and Snow Sculpting Program. They have provided numerous public demonstrations and commissions and have been involved with many winter festivals and events throughout Edmonton and Alberta. 

Books

Cole, Peter, Frankie Frankeny, and Leslie Jonath. Snowmen: snow creatures, crafts, and other winter projects. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1999. 79 pp.

Drake, Jane and Ann Love. The Kids Winter Cottage Book. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2001. 127pp.

Kam, Barbara, and Nora Bryan. The Prairie Winterscape: Creative gardening for the forgotten season. Calgary: Fifth House, 2003. 184 pp.

For More Information

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email front.yards@edmonton.ca

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