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Hose Reels 101

Although we’re almost at the end of summer, the weather is still hot and your plants need plenty of water. Without the right water hose storage, watering can be a tedious and cumbersome task that you dread. Stop coiling your water hose on the ground and start storing it in a way that makes watering easier. Follow our guide for choosing the right hose reel and you’ll be on your way to an improved watering experience.

Question 1: Do I want my hose reel to be mobile?
First decide whether or not you want your hose reel to be transportable to…

Tool Storage

We’re halfway through summer and you’ve been using a variety of garden tools at this point. Has the process of gathering your tools from your shed or garage been easy or cumbersome? If you want to make a change in how you keep your tools organized, checkout our tips!

2 Things to Keep in Mind
Before you start your tool organization project, keep these two elements in mind:
1) Safety First
Think about who will be near the area where your tools are stored. This is especially important if you have kids or pets frequenting this area.…

The AMES Companies Forms Partnership with Habitat for Humanity

CAMP HILL, Pa. (June 2, 2015)The AMES Companies, Inc. announced today a multi-layered partnership with Habitat for Humanity to support the organization through funding, in-kind donations and employee volunteer efforts. As a named recipient of funds from the AMES Charitable Foundation, Habitat for Humanity will receive construction funding, tools for construction and repair projects and support for the Habitat Mobile Response Units used by Habitat affiliates during disaster response efforts. Additionally, The AMES Companies will sponsor two community gardens in the U.S. in conjunction with Habitat for…