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Our Native Plant Nursery is now open by appointment!
Call us at (902)651-2575 or Email Us

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.


2018 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:[email protected]


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: [email protected]
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

Jul
14
Sat
9:00 am Introduction to Native Botany
Introduction to Native Botany
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Introduction to Native Botany @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Introduction to Native Botany Saturday, July 14th $45 Register Nowby ACTIVE Network Plants are amazing organisms. Every year more scientific discoveries shed light on the fascinating lives of plants from tiny algae to ancient trees.
1:00 pm Forest Restoration Workshop
Forest Restoration Workshop
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A walk and talk in a wide variety of forest habitats at Macphail Woods. The focus will be on restoring the native Acadian forest, looking at enhancement methods used on the property over the past
Jul
28
Sat
10:00 am Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Tracking the Mammals of PEI
Jul 28 @ 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
Aug
1
Wed
9:00 am How to Share a Love of Nature: A...
How to Share a Love of Nature: A...
Aug 1 @ 9:00 am – Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm
How to Share a Love of Nature: A Course of Island Educators @ Macphail Woods Nature Centre | Vernon Bridge | Prince Edward Island | Canada
How to Share a Love of Nature: A Course for Island Educators August 1st – 3rd $200 Register Nowby ACTIVE Network There is almost nothing as rewarding as watching a child fall in love with
Aug
11
Sat
1:00 pm Arboretum Volunteer Afternoon
Arboretum Volunteer Afternoon
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come out and help with our work on our Native Plant Arboretum. We’ll have lots of tools and compost and mulch, and a variety of native shrubs, wildflowers and ferns to plant. This is already

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