Garden Hoses Iowa City IA

See below for information and content on garden hoses and for garden supply stores in Iowa City, IA that give access to garden hose nozzles, garden hose accessories, garden hose reels, garden hose holders, vinyl garden hoses, and sprinkler hoses, as well as advice and content on gardening and gardening supplies.

Pleasant Valley Garden Center
(319) 337-3118
1301 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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Iowa City Landscaping & Garden Center
(319) 337-8351
520 Highway 1 W
Iowa City, IA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas Trees - Live B&B, Christmas Trees - Live Container, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Fertilizers, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Gifts & Accents, G…

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Forever Green
(319) 337-5986
466 Sugar Creek Lane
North Liberty, IA
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Annuals

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Lewis Brothers Tree Farm & Nursery
(319) 828-4569
1786 Iwv Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Kramer Ace Hardware
(641) 357-7080
580 Us Highway 18 E
Clear Lake, IA
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Vegetables

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Flowerama
(319) 337-5623
Petal Puckers, Inc
Iowa City, IA
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Vegetables

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Joyce's Greenhouse
(319) 626-6525
2836 Kansas Ave Ne
North Liberty, IA

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Sunnyview Greenhouses
(319) 656-2589
5665 Hazelwood Ave Sw
Kalona, IA

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Plantpeddler Inc
(563) 547-2361
530 2nd Ave SW
Cresco, IA
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Ferns, Florist, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Giftware, Horticulture Companies, Liner / Plug / Starter Plants, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Poinsettias, Potted Flowering Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations, Vegetables

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Rolfe Flower Bin
(712) 848-3200
29733 460 St
Rolfe, IA
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Annuals

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Garden Hose | Tips for using and storing your garden hose

Tips for using and storing your garden hose

A reliable garden hose is an essential home maintenance tool for any homeowner with a yard. Even with modern automatic irrigation systems, there are many tasks for which a garden hose is still a necessity.

How to Choose the Best Garden Hose

Selecting the right garden hose for your needs requires attention to a few factors, which in turn determine the price of the hose. Considerations when choosing a garden hose include:

  • Material. Most garden hoses are either vinyl or rubber. Vinyl hoses are lightweight and inexpensive, while rubber hoses are more durable and a bit pricier. Reinforced hoses are also more expensive, but are less likely to kink and will last longer when exposed to variations in temperature.
  • Ply. A ply is essentially a layer of material; the more plies in a garden hose, the stronger it is. One- to six-ply garden hoses are the most common.
  • Length. To determine the length you will need, measure from the hose bib to the furthest spot you will need to water. Most garden hoses range from 25 to 100 feet in length.
  • Diameter. The most common hose diameters are ¾-inch and ⅝-inch, but ½-inch and 1-inch hose diameters are also available. The diameter affects the water flow rate.
  • Options. Specialty hoses may cost a bit more. Types of specialty hoses include: a flat garden hose, which collapses flat when not filled with water; a soaker hose, which has many tiny holes along its length to slowly water an area (as an alternative to a sprinkler ); and a recoiling garden hose, which is permanently coiled for ease of storage.
  • Warranty. Garden hoses usually carry warranties ranging from five years to lifetime.

Garden Hose Accessories

Once you have selected the perfect garden hose, it is time to think about how it will be used and stored. If the hose will be needed in many parts of the yard, a garden hose cart, which will be helpful in easily moving the hose, can be a good investment. Some carts inc...

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