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Tree of the Month - July 2017

Find out why the Chinese yellowwood Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for July...

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Tree of the Month - June 2017

Find out why the Tulip Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for June...

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Back 'app' and running

As part of Westonbirt’s continuing mission to ‘connect people with trees’, we like to try new things to engage with our audiences here at the Arboretum.

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'Ain't Got Time to fix the shingles, Ain't got time to fix the floor.....' our Community Youth Officer, Karen Price, shares one of her recent projects

Team WB have been busy this month learning how to make wooden roof tiles, known as shingles, for a proposed sculpture to celebrate the culmination of the 4 year HLF Community Engagement Programme.

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Update on Vietnam Trip

Having returned from Vietnam a short while ago, I’ve had a little time to reflect on and recall some highlights of what was an amazing and most fascinating trip.

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Tree of the Month - May 2017

Find out why the Whitebeam Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for May...

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Tree of the Month - April 2017

Find out why the Amelanchier asiatica Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for April...

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April Fool

Posted in: Blog Botanical

Alright, we confess… there is no magnolia with multi-coloured leaves here at Westonbirt.

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Rare Magnolia maudiae subsp, aprilis-stultus discovered at Westonbirt Arboretum

Posted in: Blog Botanical

At Westonbirt Arboretum we care for many rare and remarkable trees, and we are thrilled to announce that early this morning one of our Magnolia maudiae was discovered to be the incredibly rare Magnolia maudiae subsp.aprilis-stultus.

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Uncovering Acers in Vietnam

In early April 2017, Westonbirt’s Dendrologist, Dan Crowley, will be setting out on an exciting documenting expedition to Vietnam, thanks to funding from the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum.

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Tree of the Month - March 2017

Find out why the Prunus hirtipes Tree is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for March...

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Tree of the Month - February 2017

Find out why the Rhododendron moupinense is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for February...

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Living with trees

It’s wonderful that Westonbirt Arboretum is a place where 500,000 people come every year to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life.

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Tree of the Month - January 2017

Find out why the Cheng fir is our Dendrologist's Tree of the Month for January...

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Free entry to RHS Gardens has ended

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are no longer offering Westonbirt members free entry to any of their gardens after July 2017 using their Friends membership card.

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