6 Creative Ways to Recycle Your Garden Hose - Gardening Channel
It happens more often than you’d like: your garden hose simply no longer does the job. Perhaps it leaks at its fittings, springs a tiny hole (or ten), or is too kink-prone to be of good service anymore. There are repair options available, but when your hose is hosed, it’s time to recycle—or repurpose. Before […]
Although it’s the dead of winter and many parts of the country are covered with snow, we’re still enamored with these recycled hose baskets from artist Chase DeForest. They’re a smart use of an item that usually goes straight to the trash when its time is through.Chase DeForest sells her baskets around the $88 mark, but we’re thinking no matter what the price that they’re a smart creation.
How to Make a Raised Garden Bed Cover Project - Hoop House
This step by step tutorial of how to make a raised garden bed cover project (Hoop House) is the best way to extend your growing season.
Thrift Store Rescue: DIY Rubber Hose Chair
Next time you see a metal chair frame at the thrift store, consider this cute solution spied in the March issue of Sunset. All you need are a couple of garden hoses, some spring clamps and stainless steel zip ties.Inspired by the unique garden chairs made by Denver artist Chase DeForest, Sunset came up with a version that doesn’t include welding.• Buy two pliable hoses (such as polyurethane); the length will depend on the project.
Rubber Hose Chair
Rubber Hose Chair: Nearly every job site or good-sized shop has rubber air hose for running nail guns or a multitude of other tubes. The hose in this project is 3/4" in diameter, about 45 feet long, and is made from tough, flexible rubber. In a former life it w…
Garden Hose Door Mat
For weeks I have been trying to throw out this very used and very leaky garden hose and the City garbage men refuse to take it! It’s annoying (the garbage men) but then I thought they must be…
Garage Storage: DIY Tips and Hints
Is your garage stuffed to the gills with stuff? You're not alone. Nearly everyone's garage can use some organizing and we've got some simple and clever tips to help you do it!