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Wanted: judges for Britain in Bloom

Wanted: judges for Britain in Bloom

It’s easy to forget some of the often-unsung heroes of Britain in Bloom – the judges. Without these dedicated volunteers, Britain in Bloom wouldn’t exist. In our experience, the judges in Britain in Bloom are a friendly and supportive bunch, happy to offer advice and with a passion for improving the environment – that’s why they do what they do.

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Going for Gold – your chance to win one of Amberol’s bestselling self-watering planters

Going for Gold – your chance to win one of Amberol’s bestselling self-watering planters

To celebrate Amberol’s 50th anniversary this year, we are going for gold – and giving the eagle-eyed amongst you the chance to win one of Amberol’s most popular self-watering products at the same time.

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Product in the spotlight – 100% recycled benches and tables

Product in the spotlight – 100% recycled benches and tables

Are you sitting comfortably? Amberol are best known for manufacturing and supplying self-watering planters and litter bins to Britain in bloom groups, councils, private businesses and educational establishments across the UK and beyond. But did you know that the company also supply sturdy benches and picnic tables - all made from 100% recycled polythene, in keeping with their ethically sourced and manufactured policy?

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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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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.

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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