A comprehensive visual library for the identification of native tree, shrub and vines of Prince Edward Island in Eastern Canada, including, but not limited to, mature height, culture, ornamental characteristics, provincial distribution, propagation, and common pests.
David Carmichael spent over 29 years working with the Province of Prince Edward Island as a Horticulturist in the Provincial Civil Service. His service commenced at the Bunbury Nursery in 1990 and included providing retail sales, extension services and cultural information for native and non-native trees, shrubs, vines, annuals and perennials to the general public, industry and government agencies. Bunbury Nursery was established by Mr Robert Cotton, and with an accompanying trust fund, the nursery operated to beautify landscapes of Prince Edward from the mid 1940s through to 1996. Upon closure of the Bunbury Nursery, David moved on to work at the Provincial reforestation nursery, the J. Frank Gaudet, namesake of the first director of Forestry, here David assisted in the production of native tree, shrub and vine nursery stock for reforestation and landscape industries as he continued to deliver a broad range extension to clients. Previous employment included work in hydroponics, agricultural and ornamental landscape industries.