Orchard Field Work Group

ENVIRONMENT GROUP Orchard Field Work Group The group will meet on Monday 14th September by the gate to the Orchid Field at 9.30am with the aim to clear some of the rapidly growing brambles around the field. Please bring suitable tools and gloves. (Sharp garden shears are very good for cut-ting back). The meeting is open to all who wish […]

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Commentaries On Nature

Nature Notes Commentaries on Nature will always be something of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. So let’s start at the grimmer end of the spectrum. Neonicotinoids are a form of insecticide widely used in the 1990s but when evidence became clear that they were killing bees they were banned in the European Union in 2018. What does history […]

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Discover our 5 Community Orchards

Nature Notes Discover our 5 Community Orchards With more and more people discovering one or more of our 5 Community Orchards, all designed and planted by the Wenvoe Wildlife Group, the question is often raised – What has this got to do with wildlife? Orchards are a priority habitat in Biodiversity Action Plans whether at UK Government levels, Welsh Government […]

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All About Our Orchards

All About Our Orchards What distinguishes the Welsh Orchard (Maes y Felin) from our other community orchards? Well, this year it has more fruit coming along than all the others put together. And why might that be? One major factor has got to be that it has bee hives and the others don’t. All the orchards had a mass of […]

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