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    Start your DIY garden project with earthmoving equipment

    Published on 18 January 2019, Friday, 6:13 AM

    It is easy to underestimate the importance of the initial stages of a DIY backyard project.

    While you are no doubt full of excitement to install a fish pond or other feature for the garden, remember that the best results usually stem from the most carefully considered plans.

    Laying the foundations of any outdoor feature is crucial - and this process invariably starts with digging up ground to create a hole to work with.

    You will first need to figure out how you are going to remove a significant amount of potentially dense soil from your garden space.

    Earthmoving equipment such as diggers and mini loaders can assist with this job, ensuring that the desired result is achieved faster and better than if you had attempted to use a simple shovel technique.

    The next step is to either dump the load onto the back of a truck to be taken away or placed somewhere else on your property if needed for a different purpose.

    Finally, you can start laying the floor or inserting the posts that will form the base of the completed unit, with the knowledge that your early efforts will keep the finished product sturdy in the long run.

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    Nathan Mills
    Nathan is a seasoned Kennards Hire team member passionate about empowering DIYers in their projects. He loves everything DIY and brings together years of equipment and project experience to help customers get the right tools for their next job.