What’s Happening at Ames

Learn about the latest product launches, community service projects, and corporate news from AMES.

Gardening Ergonomically

You spend hours in your garden bending, kneeling, standing and sweating. While taking care of your plants, don’t forget to take care of yourself. When it comes to your tools, make sure that you’re using ones that are ergonomically friendly to help reduce strain on your body.

Garden Carts

Our garden carts have various ergonomic benefits when it comes to hauling your tools and supplies. The handles on our Total Control ® Garden Cart are looped, enabling you to unload the cart without letting go. The dual wheels give you added stability and make it much easier to push…

Create a Garden Roadmap to Achieve Your Goals

Whether you’re a first time gardener or a regular, achieving your seasonal gardening goals can be a challenge. Doing what you can to think ahead and prepare for the growing season will serve you well in the end. We have a few suggestions that you’ll want to think about as you start this season.

Summer Vision

What will make you feel proud of yourself at the end of this season? Maybe it’s creating a new flower bed or starting a vegetable garden. Perhaps it’s concentrating on revamping your front yard this summer and saving your backyard for next summer.…

AMES Wins International Design Excellence Award for Brand Revitalization

AMES®, a leading U.S. manufacturer of lawn and garden products, received a Bronze Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) 2014 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA®) in the Design Strategy category for its visual brand language revitalization. The IDEA Awards recognize international design excellence in products, interaction design, service design, strategy, research, concepts and student designs in categories ranging from automobiles and commercial products to medical equipment and home furnishings.

The AMES Companies and Enlisted, a design collective based in Oakland, Calif., collaborated on the AMES brand redesign. Completed in 2013, the redesign was a true ground-up undertaking from graphic design…