Christmas Poinsettias from Bute Park nurseries!

Bring some colour to your home this Christmas with a Poinsettia, grown with care by the team at Bute Park Nurseries. Plants cost £4.50  and 10% of each sale will be donated to the Lord Mayor’s nominated charity- the Noah’s Ark Tiny Lives Appeal. Plants will be available to buy from the Bute Park Education […]

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Runners up in APSE’s ‘Horticulture Apprentice of the Year’ at their awards last week.

Congratulations to our Apprentices based in Park Services, Rhian Colledge and Caroline Evans, who were both runners up in APSE’s ‘Horticulture Apprentice of the Year’ at their awards last week.   Robert Jones, Parks Management’s Team Leader, said: “Both Caroline Evans and Rhian Colledge recently attended the APSE seminar in Nottingham, where they were shortlisted […]

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Tell us what you think!

The Bute Park Management Team conduct a user survey every year to monitor our performance and your satisfaction with the park. Tell us what you think, use this link In 2017, a number of common themes emerged: Broadly speaking, people were very satisfied with the park and expressed how valuable the site was to them. […]

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Acorn Antics Campaign

Natural Resources Wales 2018 Acorn Antics Campaign: We are launching our Acorn Antics campaign today, asking education and learning groups to get outside and collect acorns.   The Acorn Antics project, which takes place each year, helps us plant more trees which have been grown from local seeds. It also gives young people the opportunity to […]

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Winter Conservation Programme – Get involved!

Autumn is here and we will soon be teaming up with the Friends of Bute Park for monthly conservation sessions.  Why not come and work with the new Bute Park Ranger on the second Saturday morning of the month? Bute Park is one of the largest urban parks in Wales and with its historic landscape, […]

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Busy Bute Park Bees – Year 2!

This is year 2 for our Bute Park Bees and they have been busier than ever – we now have 4 hives! Bee hives in Bute Park once supplied honey to the wealthy Bute family and their guests in Cardiff Castle but over 60 years have passed since honey was last produced in the city […]

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Record number of Green Flags announced for Cardiff

Cardiff’s stunning parks and green spaces have once again achieved the prestigious Green Flag Award. Twelve parks and green spaces in the city maintained by Cardiff Council have been awarded the Keep Wales Tidy coveted international mark of quality, including Heath Park, which receives the recognition for the first time. Bute Park, Cardiff Bay Barrage, […]

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Wonderful Welsh invertebrates photo competition!

    Calling all junior wildlife photographers! This summer, take part in Buglife Cymru’s photography competition and you could win some amazing prizes including the set of Beetle Boy books, a signed copy of M.G. Leonard’s new title ‘The Beetle Collector’s Handbook’, a bug home for your school grounds, a free years membership to Buglife […]

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Cardiff commemorates the Centenary of the Rotary Club of Cardiff

The Lord Mayor of Cardiff commemorates the Centenary of the Rotary Club of Cardiff and century of Rotary in Wales by planting a traditional Welsh Oak sapling in Bute Park.  The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Diane Rees said: “I am delighted to commemorate Rotary’s century of service to Cardiff and Wales by planting this […]

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Exciting Plant Nursery Trainee Opportunity!

Do you have a passion for working outdoors and a desire to develop a career in horticulture?   An exciting opportunity exists to join Cardiff Council’s Parks Services as a Horticultural Trainee in its Plant Production Nursery.   For more information on the scheme and guidance on how to apply, please visit www.cardiff.gov.uk/jobs   Applications […]

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