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The Guide to Trenching and Trenchers

Need to dig a trench? Our Guide to Trenching and Trenchers has information on both digging trenches by hand, and with a machine. It also describes how to trench in irrigation and service lines. There are reviews of trenchers of all sizes. Discover our handy trenching hoe, as well as trenching shovels and other tools. There is also information on specialty machines like wire and bed edgers. The guide does include a few used trencher buying tips.

Trencher and Trenching Guide


Yard and Garden Drainage Guide

Soggy garden? Muddy yard? Our Yard and Garden Drainage Guide has the information you need to find the source of your drainage problem, and then design and install a solution. It covers methods to improve your drainage, as well as how to install a French Drain and drywells. There is information on dealing with the water from downspouts. Information on selecting the correct drainage pipe or tile is also featured.

For easier viewing, this guide is split into multiple pages.