Blog - Autumn

A busy time of year in more ways than one...

Posted in: Blog Propagation Autumn

Today I got to escape my office for a few hours, with the aim of finding suitable locations for some of the 300 young trees and shrubs that have been lovingly grown in our very own Propagation Unit.

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Going out with a bang!

Posted in: Blog Autumn

We get lots of phone calls at this time of year – all asking the same questions – when is the best time to visit for autumn colour? When will the maples be at their best?...

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All eyes on the Old Arboretum!

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Today I went out into the Old Arboretum, braving the rain and wind, to see how the colours were looking in our most spectacular season here at Westonbirt.

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Top five tips for autumn photography

Posted in: Blog Autumn

We're still early into autumn colour here at Westonbirt, so for our first blog, here’s a different perspective on how to enjoy the spectacular season!...

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A season spectacular...

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Well what an autumn it’s been. We were watching the days go by in early October, expecting an explosion, but it kept us hanging on (and still is just by its fingertips).

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An autumn walk with...

Posted in: Blog Autumn

So once again I journeyed into the Old Arboretum with the camera to show some more of our autumn goodness here at Westonbirt and there still plenty of it, I can assure you of that!!...

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An autumn walk with...

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Well, we are at the heart of yet another exciting autumn at Westonbirt right now, and I have to say that although every year is different in some way, I am yet to be disappointed.

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An autumn walk with...

Posted in: Blog Autumn

We thankfully appear to have missed the worst of any storm here at Westonbirt and although it is becoming particularly damp in some areas, autumn is very much still on!...

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An autumn walk with...

Posted in: Blog Botanical Autumn

An Australian colleague of mine has recently moved back down under, and before he departed I asked him what he would most miss about living in the UK.

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An autumn walk with…

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Well, the colours are progressing nicely here at Westonbirt and I have been out on more than a few mad dashes in the last few days capturing what I can and will highlight just a snippet of what has been catching my eye (and nose!).

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An autumn walk with. . .

Posted in: Blog Autumn

I was lucky enough to be working over the weekend and took a couple of walks around the arboretum to ‘see what I could see’ and get a feel for the progression of autumn colour.

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An autumn walk with . . .

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Welcome to another exciting autumn at Westonbirt, the National Arboretum.

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Autumnal highlights: A chip off the old block

Posted in: Blog Events Learning Autumn

As part of Westonbirt's activities for families this October, Caroline Bennett from our Learning and Participation Team has created a trail of autumnal highlights which will run from 29 October - 2 November.

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Autumn: a dazzling array of colours

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Whenever you tell people that you work at Westonbirt arboretum, they inevitably respond with things like “It must be a wonderful place to work” and “I bet it’s beautiful at the moment”.

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Autumnal highlights: Sweet sensation

Posted in: Blog Events Learning Autumn

As part of Westonbirt's activities for families this October, Caroline Bennett from our Learning and Participation Team has created a trail of autumnal highlights which will run from 29 October - 2 November.

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