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  • 3 Advantages Of Skid Steer Loaders

    4 January 2017

    You don't have to be a construction manager overseeing a huge site to know how valuable a skid steer loader can be. These small but highly effective machines are visible anywhere you see a construction project, and for good reason. Even if you have just a couple of acres of land and are planning on starting a major project, a skid steer loader can be a Swiss Army Knife of sorts that will make your job that much easier.

  • Tips That Will Assist with Planting a Vegetable Garden If You Are a Novice

    6 October 2016

    If you recently purchased a piece of farmland and have never planted crops before, the following instructions will assist you if you decide to plant a vegetable garden on part of the property. Once seeds, mulch, and fertilizer are added to the ground, you can look forward to harvesting a supply of fresh vegetables once the crops have matured. Materials measuring tape ground-marking paint rake  shovel wheelbarrow garden tiller garden hoe hydroseeder water hose seeds mulch fertilizer topsoil Measure and Mark the Land and Remove Debris and Sod

  • Leather Work Boot Care

    10 June 2016

    Your work boots are a major investment, so it makes sense to take care of them. Leather work boots get a lot of hard wear, but with a little bit of daily maintenance and occasional deeper cleaning, you can help them last a long time. The following tips can help. Tip #1: Keep them clean After a long day of work, the last thing you may want to deal with is cleaning your boots.

  • Soaking It Up: What Every New Horse Owner Should Know About Soaking Alfalfa Cubes

    19 November 2015

    Alfalfa cubes are a popular choice for feeding horses, but they aren't without their own special considerations. While some horses can chew alfalfa cubes without any problems, there are some horses who will likely need some help chewing and digesting the cubes. The most common way to help your horse eat alfalfa cubes is to soak them in water. This softens the alfalfa and makes it easier to eat. If you're new to owning horses, here's a look at what you should know about soaking alfalfa cubes.

  • Cone Crusher: Choosing The Right Type Of Crusher For Your Needs

    27 October 2015

    A cone crusher is a type of crusher that is mostly used to crush medium to hard types of material, like sand, gravel, quarried material, or building materials. But all cone crushers are not the same, as there are several types, and the following guide will teach you about the different kinds of cone crushers so that you can choose one that will work best for your needs. Compound Crushers

  • Things To Consider Before Buying A Wood Chipper

    24 October 2015

    If you've got a relatively large yard that has a significant number of trees in it, a wood chipper might come in handy. Understanding the different considerations involved when choosing this type of equipment will help you narrow down exactly which is the best wood chipper for your purposes. Potential Benefits Wood chippers can be used to turn branches that have fallen into the yard into wood chips, which can then be used as mulch, saving you from having to purchase this garden supply or having to hire someone to clear this type of debris from your yard.

  • Outdoor Fountains Aren't As Frivolous As You Think

    22 October 2015

    If you've been thinking of getting an outdoor water feature such as a fountain for your yard, but you've avoided it due to drought, you might want to reconsider. With the drought in the western United States reaching epic proportions—so bad that even forecasts of heavy rain for winter note the drought still won't be over—outdoor water sources for birds and other wildlife have dried up. By installing outdoor fountains or other water features in your yard, you can help that wildlife stay alive.

  • Get Off My Lawn! Four Steps To Keep Encroaching Neighbors In Check

    20 October 2015

    Most renters and landowners have had to deal with an overly enthusiastic neighbor at some point, but what can you do when that neighbor begins building or landscaping on your own property? This is especially common in rural areas, where properties tend to be sprawling and ill-defined, but even urban residents can be shocked to wake up one morning and discover a new garden shed or downed tree in their yard.

  • 3 Methods For Removing Trees

    17 October 2015

    There are several options available to remove a tree from your property. Which option works for you depends on your budget and the placement of the tree. Here are some of the most popular methods and the pros and cons of each.  Chainsaw The use of a chainsaw is a quick method of removing trees. A chainsaw features a hydraulic pump that helps with the speed of cutting the tree. It is ideal for cutting larger trees.

  • Three Reasons It's Time To Hire A Tree Service For Your Yard

    13 October 2015

    Homeowners can perform a wide range of tasks, including some light trimming, to keep the trees in their yard looking good. There often comes a time, however, at which it's necessary to involve a professional tree service to provide a helping hand. A visual beauty of trees can often belie their inherent danger -- working on a tree without the proper tools, safety gear, and experience can easily lead to injuries or damage to your home.