Province Looks To Increase Pollination

Province Looks To Increase Pollination

There is some good news for fans of wild blueberries and other Island fruits. The bee population may soon be on the rise if a new government plan is successful. The province of Prince Edward Island is looking to increase the bee population and pollination through a...

Blueberry Pie Wins Berry Battle

The winner in our recent battle of wild blueberry desserts was Blueberry Pie and it easily beat the other finalist Blueberry Cake. The voting was done by followers of our Facebook page as each week they were asked to vote on one of two recipes. Some commented the...
Why Fresh Wild Blueberries Can Be Hard To Find

Why Fresh Wild Blueberries Can Be Hard To Find

Why Fresh Wild Blueberries Are So Hard To Find 18 September, 2017 I grew up in a rural part of Prince Edward Island, where most everyone took wild blueberries for granted. At the time I did not even know that there was such a thing as a highbush blueberry. If a person...
Call Him Blue-Berries

Call Him Blue-Berries

This article appeared in the Charlottetown Guardian in a column  called We And Our Neighbors Wed Aug. 15 1956.    Call Him, “Blue-Berries!” What a kind and wise Providence it is that has arranged Old Home Week to coincide with the blue-berry season! For certainly...
A 1922 Newspaper Article On Wild Blueberries

A 1922 Newspaper Article On Wild Blueberries

The Wonders Of The Blueberry This article first appeared August 04, 1922 in the Charlottetown Guardian – The term “wild blueberry” was not in use at the time as cultivated blueberries has just been introduced a few years prior. The blueberries...
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