How Drip Irrigation Prevents Soil Erosion in Your Garden

How drip irrigation prevents soil erosion

If you’ve started looking into installing a drip irrigation system or a soaker hose in your garden, you’ve probably read that one of the main perks of drip irrigation is the prevention of soil erosion.   So what do we mean when we say that drip irrigation prevents soil erosion?  The answer comes down to water … Read more

Expandable Garden Hose Reel? The Best Ways to Store Expandable Water Hoses

Is there a hose reel for expandable garden hoses?

Are you trying to find an expandable garden hose reel?  You may be out of luck.  At least for now.   That’s because here’s a challenge in storing expandable garden hoses on a reel.  A reel would prevent them from shrinking down to their intended at rest, drained of water size.  Wrapped up around a … Read more

Connect a Garden Hose to a Pressure Washer: An Easy Guide

Connect a garden hose to a pressure washer

You can connect your garden hose to a pressure washer from your home’s water source, but you’ll need a second  that runs from the pressure washer to the pressure spray gun. The second hose should be pressure washer rated, handling a PSI of at least 2700.   Most garden hoses, however, can only handle 300 … Read more

What Size Is a Standard Garden Hose: Tips for Finding the Perfect Garden Hose

what size is a standard garden hose

You may be wondering what size is a standard garden hose, especially if you spend a significant amount of time doing yard work.  Whether you own an array of beautiful flower beds or if you prefer to bathe your pets outdoors, knowing what size hose is best will help to make the job more straightforward. … Read more

Connect Garden Hose to Pool Pump: An Easy Guide

connect garden hose to pool pump

Pool owners may have to figure out how to connect garden hose to pool pumps at one point in time or another.  If you’ve recently purchased an above-ground pool or had an in-ground one installed, you’d be surprised at the sheer number of hoses, clamps, and fittings you have to put together. Without professional guidance, … Read more

Can You Recycle Garden Hoses: The Answer Plus Up-cycling Ideas

Can You Recycle A Garden Hose

It’s common for homeowners to ask, can you recycle garden hoses?  Generally speaking, the answer is no, you can not recycle a garden hose. Even though it’s a tool that you can use for an assortment of environmentally-friendly tasks, most hoses are not designed for recycling unless they are made from specific materials.  However, it doesn’t … Read more