What’s Happening at Ames

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

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 Humanity’s Neighborhood Revitalization and provide volunteer support…

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…