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Celebrate Winter with a Winterscape!

Nominations are now closed for the season. If you have nominated a winterscape, we will contact you if you are eligible to take home an award at the Edmonton in Bloom Awards in August 2016.

Interested in More Winterscaping Information?

Winterscapes are placed in one of 3 categories:

Winter Garden: These natural-looking winterscapes feature landscaped yards with showy plants and wildlife-friendly features.

Winterscapes Garden

Winter Art: These artistic winterscapes feature creative winter scenes including snow and/or ice sculptures. Embellish your creations with plant materials, colour and lights - let your imagination run wild!

Winterscapes Art

Winter Play: These fun and play-friendly winterscapes feature whimsical elements such as snow slides, forts, snow and/or ice creations, tree ornaments, and lights. 

Winterscapes Play

Cool Winterscaping Ideas

To create a wonderful, colourful winterscape in your yard, school or community, you can:

  • Create snowmen or snow creatures
  • Sculpt with snow or ice
  • Paint masterpieces on the snow with coloured water
  • Fill garden planters with evergreen boughs or sprigs of dried flowers to create colourful displays
  • Showcase plants with winter interest to add a variety of colours and textures to yards
  • Leave your holiday lights up throughout the winter season
  • Add decorative garden lights to create a beautiful night-time winter yard
  • Hang colourful ornaments from trees or your balcony
  • Stack colourful blocks of ice to create interesting sculptures
  • Place heated bird baths and feeders to attract winter wildlife to your yard
What other whimsical ideas will you come up with?

Thanks to our generous sponsors and supporters who make this program possible:



For More Information

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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