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Autumn colour for hanging baskets and planters

Autumn colour for hanging baskets and planters

Summer may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to put hanging baskets and planters into hibernation. As the days grow colder and the nights draw in, it’s more important than ever to enhance our surroundings with colourful floral displays that, with the right care, will last all the way through winter.

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How to save water in your garden this summer

How to save water in your garden this summer

Businesses, Britain in Bloom groups and councils all over the UK use Amberol’s extensive range of self-watering planters to save time, water and money when maintaining floral displays in the warm summer months.

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The best plants to attract wildlife

The best plants to attract wildlife

International Dawn Chorus Day which took place in early May is celebrated from the Caribbean to Antarctica, but did you know it all began in Birmingham in 1984 when broadcaster and environmentalist Chris Paines had the unusual idea of inviting guests to a 4am birthday party so everyone could enjoy the dawn chorus together?

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Planting a scented container

Planting a scented container

The first thing we think about when choosing plants for a self-watering container or hanging basket is how our flowers will look. Here at Amberol, we love seeing the carefully colour-coordinated floral displays that brighten up the streets of the UK all year round in our self-watering containers.

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Guide to planting self-watering spring containers

Guide to planting self-watering spring containers

Spring is a time to get out in the fresh air and start planting again. It’s a time to maybe also put some of those garden-related Christmas presents to use!

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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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