Autumn Colours: Tips for Fall Gardening

At Island Pride Garden Co in Wood Islands, we are preparing for Fall. As the days become cooler it is a great time to garden again now that the summer stress is off. Cooler temperatures and softer ground make it easier on the gardener when plants need less care and...

How to Limit Mosquitos in Your Yard

Nothing ruins a perfect summer afternoon in the garden like a swarm of pesky mosquitos. But did you know you can actually use your yard to deter these incessant insects? 1. Plant mosquito-repelling plants Marigolds, lavender, lemon grass, basil, lemon balm, catnip,...

The Beauty of May Gardening

May is a lovely month. The days are longer, you can feel the sun on your face and the birds are all chirping away. It is a magical time of year as the daffodils and tulips begin to come to life and bloom. There are many plants, flowers, and trees that are so beautiful...

Vegetable gardening in June

Vegetable gardening in PEI in mid to late June. Finally, the days are long and warmer……for this year it looks like we are out of the time for frost risk. Now is the time to plant more or for the first time this year. Plant your seeds,such as beans, peas,...