plate compacter

Digging In
All too often, do-it-yourself pond installers will jump the gun, apparently unable to resist the urge to start digging right away.  My guess is that they want to get the intense labor involved in excavation out of the way, not to mention all of the grunting that comes with using a plate compactor. As the pair of videos linked below indicate, there comes a time when there’s no avoiding shovel and spadework – but it shouldn’t happen first.  Instead, the installation process should begin with the