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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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Product in the spotlight – Up the Pole Baskets

Product in the spotlight – Up the Pole Baskets

When we think of floral displays, we tend to think of flower-filled containers placed on the ground. However, by using planters at different levels, including self-watering hanging baskets and Up-the-Pole planters, it’s possible to create a really stunning street scene - as shown here in a photo taken at Gravesend for the Amberol annual photo competition courtesy of Graham Long.

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What’s new in the plant world for 2019?

What’s new in the plant world for 2019?

All plants and flowers may be beautiful, but just like clothes, food and interiors, fashions come and go when it comes to gardening. Here we take a look at some of the top trends for 2019….

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Keeping our public spaces tidy in 2019

Keeping our public spaces tidy in 2019

The dropping and non-segregation of litter on the streets of the UK continues to be an expensive problem for many councils. John Read, the founder of Clean Up Britain recently highlighted the problem of cash-strapped councils being forced to waste millions on clearing up litter. He said, “Councils are currently spending £800 million a year on clearing up litter, including £200, 000 spent by Warwick District Council, which is an obscene amount of wasted money when most councils are semi-bankrupt.”

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Green Christmas

Green Christmas

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year but present buying, house decorating and increased consumption of food and drink means that the amount of waste we produce increases dramatically.

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