Blog - Autumn

Autumnal highlights: High five!

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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Autumnal highlights: how to teach old dogwood new tricks

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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Autumnal highlights: Prepare to stop at the traffic light tree

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 leaf-art in the arboretum

Posted in: Blog Learning Autumn

You may have read Simon Toomer's autumn colour blog this week.

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Autumnal highlights: Wearing red regardless

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: intense and widespread colour

Posted in: Blog Autumn

Contrary to popular myth I don’t spend my days wandering happily around the arboretum looking at trees but grab opportunities as they arise between less glamorous jobs like business planning and budget reviews.

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Autumn in the archives

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It is the group of Euomymus oxyphyllus along Loop Walk that signal to me that autumn is on the way as they tend to start colouring in September.

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Autumnal highlights: A prickly pleasure

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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Autumnal highlights: Meet a sour bush

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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Autumnal highlights: Sir Chris Hoy’s favourite tree?

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 for families, which will run from 29 October - 2 November.

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Autumn: looking forward to a gorgeous few weeks

Posted in: Blog Autumn

For today’s blog I decided to headed up Willesley Drive to see how some of the trees I looked at last week had changed. We’ve had a few cold nights so I was expecting quite a bit more colour and that was certainly the case.

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Autumn: taking the leaf colour temperature

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After a glorious weekend of sunshine, I stepped out into Silk Wood on a dull, overcast afternoon to take the leaf colour temperature.

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Autumn: signs of autumn around the edges

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It's a week since my last autumn blog and I took another walk around today to see how the colour is progressing.

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Autumn: the first signs

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Not wanting to miss out on the first signs of autumn colour, I ventured out of my office for a stroll round Circular Drive today to see what I could see.

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Autumn: planning and planting the picturesque

Posted in: Blog Propagation Autumn

As the summer draws to an end, I always start to think about our annual planting programme.

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