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5 Tricks to Extend the Lifespan of Your Garden Hose

by Teknor Apex Aug 6, 2019 10:30:24 AM

Now that summer is in full swing, gardens are showing off their full potential. In order to make the most of the landscaping at your home or at your place of business, you'll need to prioritize regular watering. Of course, the easiest way to do that is with residential or commercial garden hoses. That said, not all hoses are created equal -- and they won't last forever.

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Topics: Water Gardening

Tips for Buying, Fixing, and Storing Garden Hoses

by Teknor Apex Jul 31, 2019 11:50:20 PM

 

What type of flexible garden hoses should I buy? This is a question perplexing many homeowners. A garden hose is an important amenity to any home, especially for those homeowners who have a “green thumb.” Here we’ll look at some tips for choosing a hose and how to fix and house flexible garden hoses.

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Should I Use Hose A Or Hose B?

by Teknor Apex Jun 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM

 

Buying a garden hose can be trickier than it seems. What type do I get? How much length do I need? I am going to manually or mechanically coil it? These are just some of the questions and there are others to boot. There’s also the issue of kinking, and eventually cracking and breaking. A hose with a hole in it is about as good as a car without an engine. We’ll answer some questions, so that you may be more comfortable and confident when you go to buy a flexible garden hose.

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Don't Short The Hose

by Teknor Apex May 17, 2019 1:31:42 PM

 

Every living organism needs water, which is why humans have created systems to transport water from one location to another. Whether it is to nourish a garden or just to wash off the tires, a flexible water hose is an incredibly important tool.

Being able to access water is a luxury most Americans are familiar with. However, many people might not be up to par on their hose knowledge. That is why there are some things to know if thinking about purchasing a hose like a flexible water hose

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Looking for a Challenge? The Most Difficult Plants to Grow Inside and Outside Your Home

by Teknor Apex Apr 17, 2019 11:45:35 AM

 With a high-quality commercial garden hose, any project suddenly feels within reach. The devoted gardener will find no shortage of lightweight and heavy duty flexible water hoses over at Apex Hose. If this incredible equipment is making gardening feel too easy, try growing some of these famously challenging plants. If you are using a sprinkler system, remember that optimal watering generally takes 60 to 90 minutes. However, for these temperamental varieties, we recommend doing the work by hand, with a commercial garden hose.

 
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Growing a Great Garden

by Teknor Apex Apr 6, 2019 9:10:32 AM

Growing your own fruits and vegetables or nurturing your favorite flowers from seed to bloom gives great satisfaction. Cooking for your family using your own home-grown produce in your recipes gives great pride. The proof is in the numbers. In recent years, research found that there are approximately 113.5 gardeners in the United States. Many a child has fond memories of their parent or grandparent harvesting the fruits of their labor and making something delicious with them. Cutting your own fresh stems from your garden to place in a vase and use as a beautiful table centerpiece for a holiday makes the event even more special. Growing bountiful produce and colorful flora requires the right equipment, particularly an effective water supply. But beware, not all garden hoses are created equally.

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3 Tips To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

by Teknor Apex Feb 13, 2019 5:45:33 PM

Winter means time spent away from your garden, but it won't be long before spring arrives. Soon you'll be growing and nurturing your plants as they come back to life in the warmer weather.

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How To Get Your Kids Interested In Gardening

by Laura Bianchi Jan 7, 2019 10:56:22 AM

Your love for gardening is pure; not only do you have a green thumb, but you also have the tools of the trade to show you care about quality in your craft. Getting your kids interested in gardening, however, might prove more difficult than you think.

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3 Essential Items To Bring On Your Road Trip

by Teknor Apex Dec 11, 2018 1:32:09 PM

Whether you're using up the last of your vacation time or traveling for the holidays, countless people are taking to the roads for the ultimate road trip. Before you leave, don't forget to pack these essential items for your trip.

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How To Prep Your Garden For The Winter In 2 Easy Steps

by Teknor Apex Nov 7, 2018 2:37:13 PM

Preparing your home for the cold winter months to come is never easy, but it's even more difficult for the budding gardener. As seasonal vegetables begin to wilt, here are some essential tips and tricks for preparing your garden for the winter months to come.

 

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