On Wednesday 21 October 2020 it's Apple Day. The team at Our Orchard are celebrating their young dedication of apple trees from various traditional and heritage stock, which are located at Our Orchard - Ein Berllan, Llandough Hospital. They have produced some lovely little apples this year… Apple Day, which is an annual event, celebrates … Continue reading An apple a day….
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
Did you know that we have bee hives at the University Hospital of Wales? During the autumn of 2019, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Cardiff University had two bee hives installed on the 2nd floor roof of the Cochrane Building funded by Cardiff & Vale Health Charity. This joint project has a dedicated … Continue reading Buzzing with our bee update!
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s bee hives are now registered on BeeBase which is the Animal and Plant Health Agency's (APHA) National Bee Unit website. The website is designed for beekeepers and supports Defra, Welsh Government and Scotland's Bee Health Programmes and the Healthy Bees Plan, which set out to protect and sustain our valuable … Continue reading Our bees are now registered on BeeBase!
Horatio’s Garden is a national charity that creates and nurtures beautiful gardens in the heart of NHS spinal injury centres. The charity is collaborating with the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board at University Hospital Llandough to create an exceptional garden project to compliment the new world class, Welsh Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Centre for … Continue reading Horatio’s Garden Cardiff – An exceptional project for paralysed patients in Wales
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
We are delighted to have commissioned Cardiff based poet, artist and singer-songwriter, Angie Kirby to write a poem for Ein Berllan - Our Orchard, an innovative outdoors project, bringing to life the vision of a community orchard in the fields surrounding the University Hospital Llandough site. Find out more about Our Orchard here: http://www.ourorchard.wales … Continue reading Our Orchard – Angie Kirby
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
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
Spring in Wales is one of the prettiest seasons, with blooming flowers and warming temperatures ranging from 5 to 16 degrees Celsius. Ein Berllan – Our Orchard at University Hospital Llandough is looking especially beautiful this time of year. Spring is a great time to take a walk and explore Ein Berllan - Our Orchard when everything … Continue reading Spring has sprung in Our Orchard