Working in partnership with Down to Earth at Our Orchard Llandough

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is delighted to announce a new partnership, they will be working alongside Cardiff & Vale Health Charity with Down to Earth to transform Our Orchard – Ein Berllan at University Hospital Llandough (UHL). Our Orchard is an exemplar project for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and forms part … Continue reading Working in partnership with Down to Earth at Our Orchard Llandough

Our Bees at Our Orchard – Ein Berllan are featured on the Biodiversity Wales website

We're pleased to announce that a case study on our bees at Our Orchard - Ein Berllan has been featured on the Biodiversity Wales website. The case study features on: Food - providing pollinator friendly food sources Five star accomodation - providing places for polinators to live Freedom from pesticides - avoiding chemicals that harm … Continue reading Our Bees at Our Orchard – Ein Berllan are featured on the Biodiversity Wales website

First Minister plants a tree for a greener tomorrow

Cardiff & Vale Health Charity recently had the pleasure of welcoming the First Minister, Mark Drakeford to Our Orchard at University Hospital Llandough (UHL) to plant a tree which will blossom and grow for the future. The First Minister was joined by Maria Battle, Chair of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB), Jane Hutt … Continue reading First Minister plants a tree for a greener tomorrow

Blossoming Bed is Blooming Success at RHS Cardiff

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Cardiff & Vale Health Charity are very pleased to announce they have won a Silver-Gilt medal and Best Blossoming Bed at RHS Cardiff. The Health Board’s Blossoming Bed entry was designed by Garden Designer, Eileen Wood which is linked to the University Hospital Llandough (UHL) Our Orchard project … Continue reading Blossoming Bed is Blooming Success at RHS Cardiff

Planting for a beautiful spring in Our Orchard

Our Orchard at University Hospital Llandough will soon be looking blooming lovely thanks to the recent efforts from groups of volunteers who have been digging deep and planting bulbs to flower in springtime. Nothing quite says spring like a field full of daffodils or a flower bed of brightly coloured tulips. Spring-blooming bulbs always put … Continue reading Planting for a beautiful spring in Our Orchard

Children’s enthusiasm grows at Our Orchard

Local primary school children slathered on the suncream and brought their inquisitive minds to a hospital site to learn about nature and the environment. Llandough Primary School attended Our Orchard, a unique project at University Hospital Llandough (UHL) during the height of the summer heatwave to take part in bird watching, willow weaving and filling … Continue reading Children’s enthusiasm grows at Our Orchard

Principality helps to build hospital orchard

More than 100 Principality colleagues will overhaul acres of overgrown land to help the health and wellbeing of patients, visitors and the local community in Llandough. The ‘Ein Berllan – Our Orchard’ will be created on seven acres of semi-rural pasture and woodland which makes up part of the Llandough Hospital estate. With Llandough Hospital … Continue reading Principality helps to build hospital orchard

New partnership helps Our Orchard grow

Hospital Llandough (UHL) has been boosted by a partnership with Wales Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) and Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Orchard community payback 1The CRC’s Community Payback team has joined Cardiff and Vale University Health Board to carry out labouring works to help develop the site. NRW has donated money to purchase gardening equipment to … Continue reading New partnership helps Our Orchard grow