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Top 5 Best Skid Steer Attachments You Can Buy

Skid Steer vehicles are extremely versatile. With the aid of a relatively low-cost attachment, you can completely alter the functionality of the machine. From specialized buckets and augers to hay spears, pallet forks, and backhoes; the list of quality skid steer attachments is long. In

concrete vibrating tips

Essential Tips When Using a Concrete Vibrator

We recently published an article looking at some of the best concrete vibrators on the market. And while we covered at what you should be considering when purchasing one of these tools, we didn’t go in depth on the practicalities of owning one and the

retractable patio awning

An OC Guide to Retractable Awnings

A retractable awning can be used to convert a patio into an outdoor living space. In this guide, we will look at the different retractable awnings you can buy, the parts that make up such an awning, and a whole lot more besides. Patio Awning

pond wildlife guide

How to Encourage Wildlife Around Your Pond

Ponds are a wonderful addition to any garden. Whether yours is a natural pond or one man-made using a pond liner, they can play an important part in the survival of wildlife around it. The fact is, many of the country ponds that once existed

keeping your pond water clean

5 Tips on How to Keep Your Pond Water Clean

Good quality water is one of the most important factors towards a healthy and thriving pond habitat. And while we recently talked a little about collecting clean and fresh rainwater to encourage wildlife in and around your pond, today we are going to look at

Raising Backyard Chickens – 6 TOP TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED

Throughout America, raising backyard chickens has become extremely popular in recent years. No longer the domain of those living on farms and remote rural dwellings, across the country people are now choosing to raise their own chickens. There’s a very simple reason for this, not

carport vs garage guide

Should you build a Carport or Garage? A Comparison Guide

You are looking to protect your vehicle from the elements. You have a flat bit of land close to the house and a carport or garage would fit perfectly. So which should you go for? In this guide we will look at the pros and

Pond Pump Maintenance

Pond Pump Maintenance & Troubleshooting – An OC Guide

The pond pump is very much the “heart” of the pond. And it is easy to see why the comparison fits; without the pump fresh oxygenated water would not circulate, fish and filtering bacteria would fail to flourish – with a ‘heart’ the pond is

BEST CHICKEN COOP DOOR

Best Automatic Chicken Coop Door [TOP 5 FOR 2021]

What is the best automatic chicken door on the market right now? That’s exactly what we will look into today. We have taken 5 top-rated automatic door opening units, (both fully built systems and add-on motors) to give you a comprehensive low down on what

best fire pit

Best Fire Pit for your Garden (2021 Edition)

Fire pits are a fantastic way of bringing that warm, cozy campfire vibe onto your backyard, patio, or deck. They can be used all year round and make for a great outdoor focal point for family and friends to come together and have fun, no