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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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Spotlight on...the Chatsworth Bin

Spotlight on...the Chatsworth Bin

Many Amberol products have been designed in collaboration with customers. As the people who use our litter bins and self-watering planters day in, day out, we feel that they are often well-placed to offer practical advice on any modifications - or even new designs.

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Successes in the 2019 national Britain in Bloom awards

Successes in the 2019 national Britain in Bloom awards

Friday 25th October was a very important date for many Britain in Bloom entrants up and down the country as it was the day that winners of the national Britain in Bloom awards were announced. 2019 marks the 55th year of the annual competition.

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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.

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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