Garden Hoses Oskaloosa IA

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

Stam Greenhouse
(641) 672-1437
2421 Highway 92
Oskaloosa, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Nick's Greenhouses
(641) 628-2230
219 Oskaloosa St
Pella, IA

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Johnston Hy-vee
(515) 270-9045
5750 Merle Hay Rd Po Box 9
Johnston, IA
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Annuals

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Fareway
(563) 568-5017
777 11th Ave Sw
Waukon, IA
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Vegetables

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Ritter's Inc
(319) 752-3679
924 Broadway St
West Burlington, IA
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Business Services, Cards & Envelopes, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Florist, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Giftware, Greeting Cards, Groundcovers, Hand Tools, Hardscape Supplies, Horticulture Companies, Hoses / Watering Devices, Houseplants, Hydroseeding Contractors, Industry Supplies & Services, Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Contractors, L…

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De Jong Greenhouse
(641) 628-3602
1807 Fifield Rd
Pella, IA

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James Greenhouse
(641) 593-6505
5031 35th St
Searsboro, IA

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Holub Garden & Greenhouses Inc
(515) 232-4769
22085 580th Ave
Ames, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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PBS Landscaping Inc
(515) 278-1118
5555 NW Beaver Dr
Johnston, IA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Landscape Consulting, Landscape Contractors, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Dave Reha Greenhouses
(319) 646-2408
1160 Highway 22
Wellman, IA

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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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