Enhancing Green Spaces
in Communities
People, Plants and Pride… Growing Together

  •           2017 WINNERS

  •           2017 WINNERS

  •           2017 WINNERS

  •           2017 WINNERS

Sponsors and Partners

Communities in Bloom is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors. We wish to thank them for their contribution to the quality of life and civic pride in Canadian communities.


Home Hardware Stores Limited
100% Canadian owned and operated, Home Hardware Stores Limited has a presence in every Canadian province and territory and is the country’s largest independent, Dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials and furniture cooperative. (Read more)


Scotts Canada
Scotts Canada, as part of the ScottsMiracle-Gro Company, is more than just a supplier of lawn and gardening products. We are committed to providing a complete gardening experience with products and advice that help you get answers, get inspired and get growing.. Through our dedication to innovation, we continue to bring the most trusted lawn and garden products to consumers in Canada and the world. (Read more)

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Natures Care

In business for nearly 100 years, CN is a world-class transportation leader. Spanning Canada and Middle-America, CN is the only transcontinental rail network in North America, extending from Halifax on the east coast of Canada to Vancouver and Prince Rupert on the west coast, and all the way down to the heartland of the U.S. through Chicago and Memphis and to the Gulf Coast. CN directly serves close to 75 per cent of the U.S. population and all major Canadian markets. (Read more)


National Capital Commission
The National Capital Commission is the corporation responsible for planning, as well as taking part in the development, conservation and improvement of Canada’s Capital Region.  (Read more)

Ball Horticultural Company
From its beginnings as a wholesale cut flower operation started by George J. Ball in 1905, Ball Horticultural Company has grown into a leader in all facets of floriculture, with distribution capabilities in all of the major world markets. (Read more)

Canadian Nursery Landscape Association
The Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) is a national not-for-profit federation of ten provincial landscape and horticulture associations representing over 3,800 members. (Read more)

Teck is Canada’s largest diversified resource company, committed to responsible mining and mineral development for the production of materials essential to the quality of life of people around the world: copper, steelmaking, coal, zinc and energy. (Read More)

VIA Rail Canada
As Canada’s national rail passenger service, VIA Rail Canada’s mandate is to provide safe, efficient and economical travel, in both official languages of our country. VIA Rail operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking 450 communities across its 12,500 km network. (Read more)

Municipal World Purple

Municipal World Magazine
Since 1891, Municipal World magazine has been the best source for information, news, views, case summaries and trends in the municipal forum. Published 12 times a year, the magazine is targeted at elected and appointed officials, purchasing agents, engineers, public boards and committees, lawyers, consultants and manufacturers. (Read More)


Compost Council of Canada
The Compost Council of Canada serves as the central resource and network for the organics recycling and compost industry, working with its members to advance the recovery and recycling of organic residuals for the production of compost for improved soil health and vitality. (Read More)

Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA)
Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) is the national voice on the social, economic and environmental benefits of parks and recreation. Over the course of its 60-year history, CPRA has been a credible and strong national and international leader. (Read more)

Agriculture More Than Ever
Ag More Than Ever is an industry-driven cause made up of hundreds of partners and agvocates from across the country, all committed to improving perceptions, dispelling myths and creating positive dialogue about Canadian agriculture. (Read More)

Nutrients for Life
Nutrients for Life Foundation Canada is a registered Canadian charitable organization made up of educators, community groups, scientists and representatives from the agricultural sector, including farmers, agri-retailers and members of the fertilizer industry. Together we produce and distribute educational materials on soil science and agricultural sustainability. (Read more)


Canadian Institute of Planners 

The Canadian Institute of Planners works on behalf of over 7,800 planning professionals nation-wide, serving as the voice of Canada’s planning community. Since its beginning in 1919, CIP has grown into a federated national organization with Provincial and Territorial Institutes and Associations across Canada, and with links to planning associations worldwide. (Read More)

TCT The Great Trail by Trans Canada Trail

It began as a bold dream in 1992: the idea of creating a trail that would be a gift from Canadians to Canadians. Since then, Trans Canada Trail (TCT) — a not-for-profit organization — has been working with donors, partners, governments, landowners and volunteers to create an epic trail of trails offering a wide range of outdoor experiences on greenway, waterway and roadway. (Read More)

 Print Garden Making

Garden Making inspires and informs home gardeners with useful, practical information you can use in your home garden. We serve expert and beginning gardeners — anyone who really wants to know the what, when and how of gardening. (Read More)