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Author: Jo Murray

Spring highlight: Chinese parasol storax

Posted in: Blog Tree of the Month Spring

Discover more about this rare and very scarcely grown plant, originally from China in this tree of the month blog.

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Global Recycling Day

Posted in: Blog

Every year, the Earth yields billions of tons of natural resources and at some point, in the not too distant future, it will run out.

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Spring highlights: Judas tree

Posted in: Blog Botanical Tree of the Month

This month we're exploring the Judas tree (Cercis siliquastrum). It is one of the first trees you see when arriving at Westonbirt and when in flower with is deep pink flowers you'll not want to miss it.

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Planting 2021 – A selection of Plants

Posted in: Blog Propagation Landscape

This year the tree team are planting 125 trees and we want to share a few highlights and the reasons these trees have been chosen to form part of the landscape at Westonbirt.

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Master the art of Pancake Day

Posted in: Blog

Pancakes four ways, the origin of the day and how trees make Pancake Day even better - this blog is filled with everything you need to know about Pancake Day!...

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Member memories, Margaret Headen

Posted in: Blog Events Great Oak Hall History

The second memory we're sharing with you is from Margaret Headen. Read on to find out more about Margaret's memories of events in the Great Oak Hall...

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Member memories, Lisa Price

Posted in: Blog Events Great Oak Hall History

This year you've been sharing your memories with us for the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum's 35th birthday. Read Lisa's heartwarming memory...

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A virtual fair

Posted in: Blog Events

This year you'll be able to browse the stalls, find the perfect Christmas present and support local charities all from the comfort of your own home.

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7 things you didn't know about polecats

Posted in: Blog Wildlife

During spring at Westonbirt, we had a very unexpected visitor!...

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It's good to be back!

Posted in: Blog Member communications

Now that Westonbirt Arboretum has reopened we have loved receiving your messages of support and letting us know how much you've enjoyed your visits.

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Quiz - Spring Flowers

Posted in: Blog Spring

Are you a spring flower trivia king or queen? Find out in our spring quiz...

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A living fossil down under

Posted in: Blog Tree of the Month

As February draws to a close and we embrace the start of spring we're taking a look at another of Westonbirt's living fossils, which came back from the dead on the other side of the world, the Wollemi pine.

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One of Westonbirt’s rarest trees

Posted in: Blog Botanical Propagation Tree of the Month

This year we will be taking you on a journey around the world at Westonbirt, exploring our collection and learning new things along the way.

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7 things you didn't know about bio-security

Posted in: Blog Propagation Learning Landscape Autumn

Read our introduction to some interesting things about bio-security you may not know...

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The ultimate guide to Westonbirt exhibitions this autumn

Posted in: Blog Events Great Oak Hall Photography Autumn

Read on to discover the must see exhibitions taking place at Westonbirt this season...

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