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School gardeners rewarded by RHS

School gardeners rewarded by RHS

Here at Amberol, we’re always happy when talented gardeners are rewarded for the positive difference they make to the communal space around them. Amberol is privileged to supply schools (all over the UK) with our self-watering planters, bins and environmentally-friendly seating, so we were delighted to hear about the winners of the RHS School Gardeners of the Year Competition.

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Eco-friendly summer sightseeing

Eco-friendly summer sightseeing

Seeing the sights in summer can be thirsty work, so here at Amberol we are pleased to be able to help tourists dispose of litter and recycle on the go using our wide range of bins available across London (and elsewhere across the UK).

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Are all self-watering planters the same?

Are all self-watering planters the same?

The recent heatwave that we experienced in July may have created a welcome continental feel on Britain’s high streets, but it can cause havoc for Britain in Bloom groups, gardeners and professional ground staff across the country, especially with Britain in Bloom judging in full swing.

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FM World and Amberol - how floral displays can transform a venue

FM World and Amberol - how floral displays can transform a venue

Amberol’s managing Director Patience Atkinson-Gregory was recently featured in FM World magazine explaining how floral displays can enhance and transform a range of public spaces from leisure centres to schools to railway stations. FM World is the news and information service of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) which provides news and views from a wide range of industry sectors.

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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.

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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