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Amberol’s golden sticker spotters revealed

Amberol’s golden sticker spotters revealed

As Amberol’s 50th year in business, 2019 has been a significant and celebratory one for the company. And, as the year draws to an end, we are pleased to announce that almost all of our special 50th anniversary stickers have been found.

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RHS announce 2020 theme for Britain In Bloom

RHS announce 2020 theme for Britain In Bloom

With a new year and a new decade just around the corner, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced its theme for Britain in Bloom 2020.

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See the winners of Amberol’s 2019 photo competition here

See the winners of Amberol’s 2019 photo competition here

Just in case you missed the announcement last month on social media, the winners of Amberol’s 2019 photo competition have been unveiled.

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What does the Environment Bill mean for the war on litter?

What does the Environment Bill mean for the war on litter?

One of our key aims at Amberol is to ‘Help make a visible difference’ to the places where our products are located. In the case of self-watering planters, this may mean creating more attractive public spaces to encourage visitors, enhance the local economy or simply make it a nicer place to live. In the case of litter bins, this might include reducing litter to ensure a cleaner, tidier environment, as well as achieving ecological targets such as improving recycling rates.

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Be inventive – plants will grow in almost anything. Sinks, baths, even wellington boots can make quirky containers - although they may not provide ideal growing conditions.

Toby Buckland’s top tips for creating beautiful planters

Toby Buckland’s top tips for creating beautiful planters

Amberol was fortunate to have TV gardening presenter and expert Toby Buckland at the company’s recent 50th birthday celebration. Toby gave a very useful talk on planting up containers using one of Amberol’s planters from their planterware range. Here’s a summary of his advice and some of his top tips.

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What’s the best way to water hanging baskets?

What’s the best way to water hanging baskets?

A line of hanging baskets in full bloom can completely transform a street, creating different layers of colour and visual interest at a range of heights. They complement shop frontages, houses and public buildings beautifully, making them a popular choice when looking for planters to bring an instant face lift to a location.

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Seven top tips for entering Amberol’s photo competition

Seven top tips for entering Amberol’s photo competition

The annual Amberol photo competition is always hotly contested with entries demonstrating the many stunning floral displays that can be seen all across the UK throughout the summer months. With prizes on offer of up to £1000 worth of Amberol products (choose from self-watering planters, litter bins or planterware), it’s a competition well worth entering.

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