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Castleconnell recommends Amberol for quality and sustainability

Castleconnell recommends Amberol for quality and sustainability

Castleconnell TidyTowns has had Amberol products for seven years, having come across the company online. The group recently decided to expand their range of Amberol products by investing in some cup and saucer self-watering planters having found traditional hanging baskets difficult to maintain during warmer weather.

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Other Recent News

In Bloom group receives award for pollinator efforts

In Bloom group receives award for pollinator efforts

Usk in Bloom, a group that has won the Wales in Bloom Large Village category consecutively for the past 36 years, is now making efforts to help pollinators.

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New campaign target’s London’s ‘tidy litterers’

New campaign target’s London’s ‘tidy litterers’

Every year, 300 tonnes of rubbish is cleared from the River Thames. Now, a new campaign launched in May aims to reduce litter in the Thames by encouraging tourists and residents to take action. Named For Fish’s Sake, the scheme will specifically target ‘tidy litterers’- those who leave litter next to overflowing bins or put waste down storm drains.

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Handy guides to container gardening

Handy guides to container gardening

We are big fans of container gardening here at Amberol – for obvious reasons. We are often amazed at the ingenuity of people using our self-watering planters in the displays that we see travelling around the country.

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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.

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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Share your spring displays with us!

Share your spring displays with us!

Spring is one of our very favourite times of year here at Amberol. Sunny days and April showers provide great conditions for a whole range of plants to flourish, particularly if they are planted in a self-watering container, creating optimum conditions for growth.

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Public vote to name road gritter receives ice-cool suggestions

Public vote to name road gritter receives ice-cool suggestions

It’s the time of year when our grit bins come into their own and so we were interested to read about Oldham Council’s recent initiative to name its gritter vehicle in an annual public vote. The competition has seen previous years’ vehicles named Freddie Salted and Gritney Spears.

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