Manual Digging Articles

This is the Index of links to our articles on manual digging, trenching, and soil moving. Also our popular Drainage Guide for home and yard problems.

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Digging Tool Storage Methods
How to safely store your long-handled tools.

Special Wheelbarrows for Easier Hauling
Unusual versions of the popular wheelbarrow for moving odd loads.

Scoop Shovels on the Farm
Julie tells us all the things they shoveled and scooped up on her family farm.

Trenching related articles...

Trenchers and Trenching Guide
Covers both powered and manual trenching tools and techniques for DIY projects.

Coming Soon
An article on tunneling wires and pipes under sidewalks.