About the City

Cardiff is a city proud of its culture, history and language which has undergone a fascinating journey over the last 2000 years. Discover Cardiff’s progress from a small settlement, to the world’s busiest port, to the modern capital city it is today. Learn about Cardiff Bay, its history and its future as well as what’s on offer now.

To enhance your taste of Wales, visit our Instant Welsh lesson page. Here you’ll find a quick introduction to the Welsh language as well as where you can go to learn more.

When arriving in Cardiff, Wales or even the UK for the first time, it’s good to have a bit of background knowledge. Our Essential Information page has everything you’ll need to know such as currency, geography and politics

Live in Cardiff

Cardiff is a truly unique capital that offers the full range of infrastructure expected of any modern capital whilst at the same time boasts an enviable quality of life. Cardiff’s residents believe the city is one of Europe’s best as a place to live and work and the city-region benefits from a panoramic leisure offer.

Cardiff itself is a‘city of parks’ with more green space per person than any other Core UK city and has been described as the ‘epitome of cool’ by the renowned Lonely Planet travel guide. Visitors and residents alike enjoy a varied nightlife including the hustle and bustle of St Mary Street and the relaxed contemporary dining and bars in Cardiff Bay.

Known as the ‘city of arcades’, Cardiff offers a mix of boutique stores found in the city’s elegant Victorian arcades,and the city centre facilities of a modern European capital. Find out more about Shopping in Cardiff here.

Cardiff is home to world-class venues and international events; the 75,000 capacity Millennium Stadium is recognised across the world and the Wales Millennium Centre has established a worldwide reputation as an iconic arts and cultural destination. Living and working in Wales makes a healthy work-life balance both achievable and enjoyable.

Visit Cardiff

Within Cardiff, Wales’ Capital city you’ll find unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference – all within walking distance. Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings and Cardiff Bay offers entertainment for everyone.

Work in Cardiff

If you are locating or relocating in the UK, Cardiff is your capital opportunity.

For a capital city, Cardiff is compact and manageable, with excellent Employment opportunities. Cardiff has experienced significant growth in Employment, and offers a range of large national and multi-national employers, based in and around the city-region.

As the capital of Wales, Cardiff also benefits from large employers such as the Assembly Government, Cardiff Council and NHS Wales. It also benefits from many UK headquarters as well as Welsh headquarters for organisations such as the BBC and charities such as Barnardos. Find out more about Employment here.

Getting around is quick and easy making the daily commute less of a chore, and you can access all the facilities expected of any modern capital without the stresses and strains of life in an over-populated concrete jungle.

Shop in Cardiff

Cardiff is a capital for shopping, and with a combination of designer brands, high street names as well as more individual and independent shops, there’s something for everyone.

Recently named the 6th best shopping destination in the UK, Cardiff has the whole spectrum of shopping, with charming Edwardian and Victorian arcades and ultra-modern shopping centres. And when you’ve had your fill of retail therapy, there are plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars to stop and relax in.

Invest in Cardiff

Cardiff is one of the most Competitive cities in the UK and can offer your business a platform to prosper. The Welsh capital is one of the fastest growing economies and has many examples of world-class Innovation and creativity, renowned Universities, one of the highest skilled workforces in the UK and – even more importantly now – an extremely Competitive cost base.

For a capital city, Cardiff is compact and manageable. Getting around is quick and easy; you get all of the facilities expected of any modern capital but without the stress.

Its modern transport infrastructure also enables your business to access major markets very quickly and its ICT connectivity is enhanced by significant new BT investments.

Cardiff has many attributes that sets it apart from other capitals – easy to do business and a great place to live. We want to help you make the right investment choice.

Study in Cardiff

With three major higher education institutions, Cardiff is ideal for students. It’s young, it’s cool. It’s the capital of Wales. Graduates (c) University of Glamorgan

The Millennium Stadium, International Arena and Wales Millennium Centre attract the biggest and best bands and shows.

It’s one of the top 10 shopping cities in the UK and is a breeding ground for a new generation of bands. It’s the home of Welsh rugby, international cricket, and the FA Cup finalists, Cardiff City.

The city centre and Cardiff Bay waterfront bars, restaurants and clubs offer nightlife worthy of a capital city. It’s also one of the cheapest places for students to live.

It’s small and friendly and easy to get around but big enough to offer all the best bits of living in a major city.

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How To Fertilize Your Lawn

When it comes to lawn fertilization, it is important for you to always understand that there are specific techniques which you can use in order to fertilize the lawn. Once you are able to look into these techniques, you will be able to spread the fertilizers quite easily. You need to always keep in mind that when it comes to spreading the fertilizer, you have to look into the type of fertilizer as well as the quantity of fertilizer. Once you are able to take into account both of these aspects, it will become easier for you to fertilize the garden as well. You have to also look into the safety mechanisms which you have to opt for while fertilizing the garden. Once you are able to look into the safety mechanism, it will indeed become much easier for you to fertilize the garden.

Safety Gear required:

• Safety Masks
• Sprinklers
• Fertilizers
• Gloves
• Hoses
• Spreader

You need to always keep in mind that when it comes to fertilizer, it is important to look into the nutrients which are needed by the soil. You have to test the soil profile. Once you are able to test the soil profile, it will automatically become easier for you to understand which are the nutrients which are present in the soil. You will be able to easily find out about the nutrients which are in defficient quantities in the soil. This will automatically make it easier for you to select the right kind of nutrients.

You need to understand that the technique of spreading the nutrients is also different. You have to 1st look into the type of tools which are available. Once you look into the type of tools available, it will automatically become easier for you to decide about the technique as well.

The time which it takes for the spread of the pesticides will again be dependent on the tools which you use. That is why you have to look into the area of the lawn and thereafter only you have to look at the tools. You have to understand these few points and thereafter you have to take a proper call as well.

You need to also understand that when you’re just planting the plants, the amount of nutrients which are needed are on the higher side. Similarly, in an established garden, you can be sure that the number of fertilizers or the quantity of fertilizers which will be needed will be on the lower side. This is the reason why you have to always look into proper fertilization techniques.

Fertilising the lawn:

• You need to ensure that when you’re fertilizing the lawn it is not extremely dry.
• You need to also make sure that you do not have to use the agricultural products on the grass in your lawn.
• You need to understand that fertilizer should not be used with any kind of chemicals or any other kind of mixtures.
• You need to make sure that whenever you’re fertilizing the lawn, you are taking proper precautions to protect yourself.

Thus, the next time around you’re looking to fertilize the lawn, it is important for you to take a few of these factors into account. Once you take these factors into account, it will become much easier for you to fertilize the lawn. If you do not want to conduct this entire procedure or take these precautions, you need to simply search for Alachua County lawn maintenance and you will be able to find the lawn maintenance company in your city. The entire work then will be done by this lawn maintenance company.

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