Just in case you missed the announcement last month on social media, the winners of Amberol’s 2019 photo competition have been unveiled.
As ever, the standard was very high, and it is always such a pleasure to see so many wonderful displays using Amberol’s range of self-watering planters. From hanging baskets, to barrier baskets to large tiered containers, we never cease to be impressed by the beautiful blooms bursting forth and captured on film for all to see.
“When our self-watering planters leave the factory, we know that they will be transformed by our green-fingered customers, but it is a real treat to see them all planted up and brightening up their surroundings,” comments Amberol’s MD, Patience Atkinson-Gregory. “I’m just glad that I don’t have to judge the entries!”
Entries came from far and wide: Britain in Bloom groups, individuals, local authorities and also from customers abroad. With so many great photos, selecting the final winners was a tough choice and while not unanimous, the Eurovision-style judging system of awarding points ensured that there were three clear winners.
2nd place went to Nick Fletcher of Malton In Bloom
3rd place went to Sarah Warmsley from Altrincham in Bloom
We would like to thank everyone for taking the time to enter and for sharing their beautiful photos with us. It is always interesting and inspiring to see our products making a visible difference to their environment, wherever that may be.
We are always delighted to see Amberol products in action, so please do email any photos that you would like to share to firstname.lastname@example.org. Even if you weren’t a winner, keep your eyes peeled and you may see your photos on some of our literature, on our Facebook page or on our website.
We are also offering customers two additional chances to win vouchers for Amberol products:
If you want to create fantastic displays like the ones in the photos, Amberol can help! To find out more about our self-watering planters, planterware and litter bins, email email@example.com or call 01773 830 930.
Have you visited the Amberol website recently? If not, now would be a good time to take a fresh look as we are delighted to announce some changes. In fact, the whole website has had a bit of an exciting makeover to mark the start of a new decade.
With the Great British Spring Clean 2020 officially launched in January, momentum for the annual initiative is starting to build. This year’s event runs from 20th March to 13th April and the aim is to make the 2020 campaign even bigger and better. In 2019, over half a million volunteers were involved in everything from litter picks to individual litter pledges. This year the campaign’s target is to involve at least 600,000 people.
One of the many advantages of using containers for planting rather than traditional flower beds is the versatility that containers can offer. Planters can be relocated with relative ease to enhance a specific space or fit in with a particular theme, offering great potential for the imaginative Britain in Bloomer, horticulturalist or gardener.