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Our Native Plant Nursery will open May 2nd – June 8th
Thursday through Saturdays 9am – 5pm

Specializing in native treesshrubsferns and wildflowers, sales from our nursery help support our restoration and educational efforts.

Here you will find information on purchasing, identifying, collecting, and growing your own native trees and shrubs. The Macphail Woods nursery has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, and has become a major source of native plants for other habitat restoration projects around Prince Edward Island. These have included many school ground plantings and riparian zones around streams.


2019 Calendar of Events

 

At Macphail Woods, we offer many free events over the course of the year, from owl prowls to plant identification workshops to stargazing outings. We also offer in-depth paid programs for both kids and adults.

 


Landscaping with Macphail Woods

Looking to spruce up your yard? Own a woodlot that needs more diversity? Want to create a hedgerow or windbreak to protect your property? Trying slow erosion along your shore while helping to create more wildlife habitat?

Macphail Woods has over 20 years of native plant landscaping experience in every kind of Island habitat, from urban yards to secluded woodlots. We offer a variety of species and sizes and can help select a mixture of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and ferns that will thrive, enhance biodiversity, add food sources, create privacy and much more.

To Learn More:
Call:(902) 651-2575
Email:macphailwoods@gmail.com


A very beautiful and very rare native shrub, the hobblebush.

A very beautiful and very rare native shrub, the hobblebush.

Macphail Woods Native Plant Nursery & Nature Centre
Manager: Gary Schneider
Phone: (902) 651-2575
Email: macphailwoods@gmail.com
Location: 269 Macphail Park Rd, Orwell, PE
Map: Click here!

Mailing Address
Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project
C/O Voluntary Resource Council
81 Prince St.
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4R3


Upcoming Events

May
25
Sat
10:00 am Creating and Maintaining Hedgero...
Creating and Maintaining Hedgero...
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This workshop will look at on creating diverse, beautiful and functional hedgerows and windbreaks using a variety of native plants. Participants will learn about which plants are best, spacing, planting and maintenance.
Jun
1
Sat
10:00 am Shelter-building for Kids
Shelter-building for Kids
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Take your fort-building skills to the next level! Get outside with the whole family and learn more about shelter do’s and don’ts and how to hang a tarp securely. Let your wild creativity fly by
Jun
8
Sat
10:00 am Plants of Prince Edward Island w...
Plants of Prince Edward Island w...
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Kate, one of the province’s foremost biologists, will focus on many of the plants, both native and non-native, that you commonly encounter, plus a look at lots of rare trees, shrubs, wildflowers and ferns. You
Jun
9
Sun
2:00 pm Debunking Forest-Wildlife Myths ...
Debunking Forest-Wildlife Myths ...
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We are thrilled that Bob is coming over again from Nova Scotia. The well-known CBC Radio Noon guest and advocate for nature throughout the region will explore some of the myths surrounding forests and wildlife.
Jul
27
Sat
10:00 am Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Come on out and learn about the native and introduced mammals found on PEI, as well as a brief look at some of the mammals we’ve lost. After a brief slideshow, we’ll head off to

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