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Winners of our 2017 photo competition announced

Winners of our 2017 photo competition announced

The results for the annual Amberol photo competition showing our self-watering planters in situ are in!

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Other Recent News

Which self-watering planter is right for you?

Which self-watering planter is right for you?

Whether it’s a city centre or a country village, self-watering planters help bring life and colour to a whole host of spaces – even areas filled with nothing more than bricks and mortar.

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Can emojis prevent littering in schools?

Can emojis prevent littering in schools?

We’re all familiar with Tidyman, the Keep Britain Tidy anti-litter logo that is found on most packaging to encourage the correct disposal of the material. Whilst not quite an emoji, the symbol has been in place since 1972 and actively encourages people to follow Tidyman’s example in disposing responsibly of waste.

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How Nigeria has found an unusual solution for litter

How Nigeria has found an unusual solution for litter

The UK uses a massive 35 million plastic bottles every day. Just over half of these are recycled, but around 16 million bottles are end up at landfill sites. It’s a huge problem for councils and local authorities looking for ways to reduce littering.

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Seasonal Advice

Our handy hint

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.

Be kind to your plants in the warmer weather

Be kind to your plants in the warmer weather

We may all enjoy the warmer weather that spring and summer bring, but hot, dry summers can be testing for plants.

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Share your spring displays with us!

Share your spring displays with us!

Spring is one of our very favourite times of year here at Amberol. Sunny days and April showers provide great conditions for a whole range of plants to flourish, particularly if they are planted in a self-watering container, creating optimum conditions for growth.

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Public vote to name road gritter receives ice-cool suggestions

Public vote to name road gritter receives ice-cool suggestions

It’s the time of year when our grit bins come into their own and so we were interested to read about Oldham Council’s recent initiative to name its gritter vehicle in an annual public vote. The competition has seen previous years’ vehicles named Freddie Salted and Gritney Spears.

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