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2018

Pansies and violas in Pontefract

Pansies and violas in Pontefract

Last month we blogged about planting in hanging baskets and containers to keep the beauty and colour of floral displays going into the autumn and beyond to cheer up the colder and darker days ahead. So, imagine how pleased we were when Pontefract in Bloom tweeted us to tell us they’d acted on one of our tips and had filled Amberol self-watering containers, including prominent town centre tiered planters with gorgeous autumnal pansies and violas.

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Derby schoolchildren create eco-greenhouse from used plastic bottles

Derby schoolchildren create eco-greenhouse from used plastic bottles

The children of Arboretum Primary in Derby were excited to receive a visit from East Midlands Today in late October as they unveiled the latest addition to their outdoor learning area – a greenhouse constructed out of used fizzy drinks bottles.

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Plant bulbs now for a splash of spring colour

Plant bulbs now for a splash of spring colour

Not all the autumn leaves have fallen from the trees yet, which means there’s still time to plant bulbs for a welcome display of colour when spring arrives. Most bulbs are suitable for planting in containers and a bit of planning now will pay big dividends when it comes to cheering up your surroundings when the first signs of spring appear next year.

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A new dog waste bin for a busy animal centre

A new dog waste bin for a busy animal centre

We like to support good causes where we can, so we were pleased to be able to donate one of our specially designed dog waste bins to Block Fen Animal Centre earlier this year.

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Britain in Bloom 2018 national awards announced

Britain in Bloom 2018 national awards announced

The national Britain in Bloom finals are always a great celebration of the fantastic community spirit and dedication that goes into the competition every year – and 2018 was no exception.

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“We wish we’d found out about Amberol years ago,” says Godalming Town Council

“We wish we’d found out about Amberol years ago,” says Godalming Town Council

Godalming is a historic market town in south west Surrey, 30 miles from London. Although the town hasn’t participated in this year’s Britain in Bloom, the council has organised its own ‘Floral Godalming’ event as it is important to residents, visitors and the local economy that floral displays are prominent and well-maintained in public areas.

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