Author: Farming hobby

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What are Post Hole Diggers for?

As the name implies, this tool is mainly used to dig holes to install posts. If you’re a homeowner and searching for must-have yard maintenance tools, then a post hole digger should definitely be part of your yard maintenance arsenal. Using a post hole digger will prevent you from having […]

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Leaf Vacuums vs Backpack Leaf Blowers

During the fall, you want a power tool that will make yard maintenance easier and keep your yard looking great. Choosing between leaf vacuums and backpack leaf blowers can be a challenge. Each type of tool has its pros and cons, so choosing one ultimately depends on your yard maintenance […]

How to Stack Wood

Learning how to stack firewood properly is a necessity if you don’t want your firewood to become moldy, wet, or home to the local mice or rat population. While stacking firewood may seem like a simple task it’s important that you do it the right way. When you stack firewood […]

How to Fell a Tree

Anyone can learn how to fell a tree, which is a process that requires careful preparation. However, learning how to fell a tree can be dangerous work, especially in yards with nearby buildings, trees, and other structures. Even if you’re simply cutting up firewood in the forest, you should always […]

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How to Use Post Hole Digger Properly

Digging up your yard to install a new fence can be hard, time-consuming, backbreaking work. Without the best post hole digger and the right technique, you’re looking at a project that will take you weeks or months to complete. While it is possible to dig a fence post hole with […]

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How to Prune a Tree

Regularly pruning your trees is important for proper care and maintenance and it’s integral to the structure and aesthetic of the trees on your land. However, before you begin pruning you must have a general understanding of tree biology since not knowing how to prune trees properly can create significant […]

How to Use a Stump Grinder

If you have a beautiful, well-manicured lawn you may have a pesky tree stump that is throwing the aesthetics off. Learning how to use a stump grinder is one of the simplest and easiest ways to remove even the toughest stumps. While an electric chainsaw can help you with old […]

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How to Use a Chainsaw

If you’ve recently had a tree service come out to your property to give you an estimate cutting down a dying tree and you were blown away by the steep price tag for this somewhat basic service, you’re not alone. This is one of the most common reasons why homeowners […]