Three Signs You Should Ditch Your Ride-On Mower for a Zero Turn & Three Signs You Shouldn't

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Zero turn mowers look a lot like conventional ride-on mowers, but they have a few key differences. As the name implies, a zero turn mower has a turning radius of zero. That means that they can turn on their own axis, eliminating the need for wide turns. They also tend to have more powerful engines. These attributes make for some very attractive benefits, but you shouldn’t necessarily ditch your ride-on for a zero turn mower, especially since they are usually more expensive than traditional rideable alternatives.…

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Fit To Burst: Should I Choose A Pressure Pump Or Bladder Tank For My Rainwater Collection System?

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Collecting rainwater from the roof and eaves of your home can be a tremendously useful way to lower the amount of water your household uses (not to mention how much it pays for it). However, all the collected rainwater in the world is no use to anyone if you can’t move it to where it needs to be, and larger collection systems are generally fitted with automated pumping mechanisms, particularly when used for potable running water.…

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Garrison Your Goats: Choosing A Safe And Secure Fence For A Small Goat Enclosure

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Small scale farming on both commercial and residential properties is big business these days, and many people will extol the various benefits of owning a herd of goats, whether its for their meat, their milk or simply to use as a hairy lawnmower. However, goats are intelligent and tenacious creatures, and keeping your goats from wandering off and demolishing your neighbour’s prized flowerbeds requires a sturdy system of fences and gates.…

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