Garden Hoses Lewiston ME

See below for information and content on garden hoses and for garden supply stores in Lewiston, ME 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.

Gammon Landscape Nursery Inc
(207) 783-6986
2810 Turner Rd
Auburn, ME
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Landscape Architects, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Hummingbird Farm
(207) 224-8220
202 Bean Street
Turner, ME
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Builders / Contractors, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Audica of Maine
(207) 449-6899
404 Lewiston Rd
Topsham, ME

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Smedberg's Crystal Spring Farm
(207) 743-6723
1413 Main St
Oxford, ME

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Gingerbread Farm Perennials
(207) 685-4050
383 Old Winthrop Road
Wayne, ME
 
Mid Coast Growers
(207) 666-5821
1335 Main Street
Bowdoin, ME
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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

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People, Places & Plants Gardening Magazine
(207) 829-4783
60 Pineland Drive, Building 3 suite 207
New Gloucester, ME
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Business Services, Garden Center Media, Greenhouse Media, Horticulture Media, Landscape Media, Media & Publications, Nursery Media, Public Relations, Water Gardens Media

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Skillin's Greenhouses
(800) 339-8111
422 Bath Road
Brunswick, ME
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Boots / Clogs, Builders / Contractors, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Clothing, Compost, Composting, Composting Supplies, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Cut Flowers, Cutting Tools, Display Structures, Educational Books & Tapes, Environmental Controls, Equipment - New, Equipment, Nursery, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Ferns, Fertilizers, Fiber Containers, Fl…

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Plainview Farm
(207) 829-5004
529 Mountfort Rd.
North Yarmouth, ME
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Chemicals, Compost, Composting, Crop Protection, Equipment, Nursery, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Giftware, Groundcovers, Hand Tools, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Landscape Architects, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Supplies, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Native Plant Nurseries, Organic F…

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Youngs Greenhouse
(207) 743-9427
643 High St
South Paris, ME
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Vegetables

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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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