Programs: Communities in Bloom : Resources


Community Profile Books

These examples of Community Profile Books from recent years are a valuable resource for building your own!

2017 2016 2015
Bon Accord Barrhead Bon Accord
Cardston Bon Accord Cold Lake
Coaldale Champion Coronation
Devon Irricana Fox Creek
Irricana Morinville Irricana
Morinville Ponoka Morinville
St. Paul Taber Ponoka
Sundre Whitecourt Redwater
Taber Woking Wabamun

Useful Docs

CiB Foundation Scholarships 2017
CiB Week Proclamation 2017
CiB Provincial Awards Hosting Application Form 2017
CiB Signs Order Form
Choosing a CiB Category
Guidelines for Preparing the Community Profile Book *UPDATED*
Community Profile Book Template
Community Garden Handbook
Logo Guidelines
NEW! Novice Program Overview
Potential Funding Sources 2017

Helpful Articles

Effective Use of Perennials in CiB Projects
Container Planting
Communities in Bloom During the Winter
Basic Pruning Principles
Composting Overview and Resource List 
Trees are Good, Benefits of Trees
Trees are Good, Pruning Mature Trees
Trees and the Municipal Landscape
Ideas and Initiatives
Sustainable Development and Climate Change

Bloom & Bits Newsletter

Useful Websites

Communities in Bloom National 
Alberta Native Plant Council
Sustainable Food Edmonton - Community Gardens
Alberta Horticulture Association
Alberta Invasive Plants Council
National Sponsors
iB British Columbia
CiB Saskatchewan
CiB Manitoba
CiB Ontario
Les Fleurons Du Québec
Tidy Towns of Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia Communities in Bloom
America in Bloom