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7 Tips for Choosing a Rain Barrel

Read this before making the investment.

How to Use Swales for Storm Management in Your Yard

Sometimes too much water is not a good thing, especially when it's overrunning your yard.

The Advantages of Timed Irrigation Systems

Enjoy the convenience and other advantages of a timed irrigation system in your yard.

How to Install a Rain Barrel Diverter

This is an easy project benefiting the environment, your flowers, and your pocketbook!

Troubleshooting Problems with an Oscillating Sprinkler

Here are some easy tips for troubleshooting the highs and lows of oscillating sprinklers.

Installing Rain Gutters on Mobile Homes

Protecting your investment is always a good idea, use rain gutters to protect your mobile home from water damage.

How to Install Pop-up Drains in Your Lawn

Pop-up drains will keep your lawn from flooding, so read these instructions to install them.

Adjusting your Retractable Hose Reel Tension

A retractable hose reel saves you time and effort while working in the yard. It also keeps your hose

How to Properly Read a Rain Gauge

A rain gauge helps you know exactly how much it's raining.

Soaker Hose Maintenance and Repair

Soak where you want, not where you don't.

How to Fix a Leaking Hose Nozzle

Water your garden at a comfortable distance.

Cutting a Drainage Hole in a Ceramic Pot

Drainage holes are a critical part of any ceramic flowerpot.

4 Types of Drip Irrigation Systems Explained

Drip irrigation systems are also known as trickle irrigation.

How to Repair a Retractable Hose Reel

Many problems that may arise up with your retractable hose reel can be easily repaired.

How to Test a Solenoid Valve

If you're having problems with a timed water system, test your solenoid valve to find out if it's the source.

How to Prevent a Hose Bib From Freezing

Keep your hose bib from freezing during the winter, so that it's ready to go in the summer.

Three Best Uses for a Rain Gauge

A simple instrument can sometimes be the best. Learn what a rain gauge can do for you.

How to Repair an Impact Sprinkler Head

Some problems with an impact sprinkler head are smaller than they seem. When yours isn’t working, try some of these DIY solutions.

How to Seal a Leaking Hose Reel

Follow these steps to seal a leaking hose reel.

Setting Up A Drip Watering System

If you have a garden that you maintain at home (be it flower or fruit/vegetable), you may want to consider

DIY Water Irrigation

If you plan for water irrigation in your outdoor garden, it can create a much healthier garden and save

How a Water Ram Pump Works

A water ram pump, also called a hydraulic ram, operates by using a source of flowing water as its energy

Best Place to Hang a Hose Reel

A hose reel is an organizational tool that is used to keep garden hoses rolled up neatly and off of the

How To Make Your Own Hose Reel

If you need a garden hose reel to safely store your garden hose, you can either buy one or create your

7 Different Hose Reel Types

A hose reel is used to coil and wind a particular type of hose in order to conveniently store it as well

Cheap Hose Reel Options

A garden hose reel keeps water hoses coiled and neat. Winding your water hose around a hose reel also

Build A Hose Reel Cart In 3 Steps

Do not waste the money buying a hose reel cart one when you can build your own. The following steps will

Choosing The Best Hose Reel Cart

Your hose reel cart can make performing minor and major jobs faster and easier. The cart can help you

Troubleshooting Your Hose Reel Cart

Most problems that can pop up with your hose reel cart are pretty easy to fix. Routine maintenance eliminates

Installing A Retractable Hose Reel

Installing a retractable hose reel is great way to save space, protect your hoses, and save yourself

How to Use a Soaker Hose in the Garden

Using a soaker hose in the garden will make less work for the gardener in the long run. Rather than watering

How Does a Soaker Hose Work?

A soaker hose looks like a regular hose with small holes along the sides. This invaluable tool can help

Does a Soaker Hose Save Water?

A soaker hose is a great gardening tool that will help you to save time, money and water. It is flatter

How to Install Drip Irrigation in Your Garden

Install a drip irrigation system for your flower or vegetable garden. Drip irrigation will not only save

Drip Irrigation Pros and Cons

Drip irrigation involves evenly applying water at low pressure using plastic tubes positioned toward

How to Protect Your Garden From Acid Rain

Acid rain is an unfortunately common occurrence in urban areas. In addition to its damaging effects toward

Drip Irrigation Installation Mistakes to Avoid

A drip irrigation system can help you save you water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly

How to Make a Rain Chain Out of Copper

The copper rain chain is the latest environmental device for helping people conserve water. Rain chains

How to Make a Rain Gauge in 6 Steps

Sometimes it's good to know how much it has rained; a rain gauge will help you find this out. There are

How to Screen Your Yard Drains Properly

Drainage is a critical feature of landscaping, protecting your home’s foundation by assuring proper

Replacing a Garden Hose Coupling in 6 Easy Steps

A garden hose is a must have exterior tool for both the occasional gardener and the avid landscaper.

How to Increase Weak Hose Pressure

The pressure of your hose is very important so that you can water plants at a far distance, this also

How to Patch a Garden Hose Leak

The garden hose is a versatile and often-neglected mainstay of homeowner tools. Leaks can occur quite

Four Creative Ways to Collect Rainwater For Gardening

Collecting rainwater is a great way of saving money and helping the environment. Rainwater can be collected

How to Streamline Water Drainage Around the House

Inadequate drainage can lead to mold, musty smelling basements and damp air. If you suspect that you