31 May 2019

 

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Gardening

 

Gardening can provide us with beautiful plants, pleasant aromas and delicious fruits & vegetables, especially in the summertime! But did you know there are significant physical and mental health benefits to gardening as well? Horticultural therapy (engaging in gardening for its therapeutic benefits) is growing in popularity and it is easy to see why!

 

Given the reciprocal link between our mental and physical health, we know that maintaining a healthy life requires us to look after our mind as much as our body (and vice versa). Gardening is a rewarding activity that can positively improve both your mental and physical well being, contributing to a healthy and less stressful life. (more…)

21 Feb 2019
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Top Tips From Colson Skips! How to Load Your Skip Like A Pro

 

As one of the most experienced and leading skip hire companies in Nottingham & Derby, we have a wealth of advice to offer about how to use your skip. Whether you are a commercial skip hire customer disposing of construction waste, or you are putting your DIY skills to the test on your own home, it is important to know how to load a skip safely. Not only this, but by filling your skip efficiently, you can load more in there, meaning greater value for money. (more…)

28 Jan 2019
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Put Your Skip Hire Knowledge To The Test!

 

Today, skips are an integral part of the construction industry. They are a highly convenient way of clearling waste on site, for it to be collected and recycled by a skip hire contractor. Skips are now frequently seen outside homes as well as on large construction projects. But, when in history did skips begin to become poular? And why were they originally yellow? (more…)