Watering & Irrigation


Black & Decker Snake Wand™ Watering Nozzle: Product Review


The Snake Wand™ is a 36-inch watering wand with a flexible head and 9 spray patterns. It definitely makes watering jobs easier in hard to reach places. However, we had a quality issue with it (the pin holding the trigger in place fell out so the nozzle couldn’t be used – the company quickly replaced it under the 5-year warranty) and it’s difficult to control water flow (water comes out under high pressure). Continue Reading


Dramm Revolution 9-Pattern Spray Gun with One Touch Valve: Product Review


If you’re looking for a hose nozzle with multiple spray patterns, this is a great choice. With high quality parts and a lifetime guarantee, it’s sure to last. And with your choice of six fun colors, it’s stylish and not easily lost in the garden. It can also be used for non-gardening chores, such as washing the car or cleaning lawn furniture. Continue Reading


Dramm Brass Hose Swivel (13852): Product Review


If you’ve ever tried to wrestle a heavy hose across the yard and then untangle the kinks before you can start watering the garden, then you’ll love the Dramm brass hose swivel. This heavy-duty connector goes between the hose and the nozzle, sprinkler or spigot. It rotates 360 so the hose stays put while you hold the nozzle or move the sprinkler. No more kinks, no more twisting to straighten out the hose, no more Continue Reading


Liberty Garden Model 1200 Two-Wheel Hose Cart: Product Review


You may be wondering why anyone would need a hose cart or portable hose reel. Well, if you can’t store or hang your hose near an outdoor spigot, if you don’t like the look of a hose reel, or if it would be a tripping or safety hazard, then a hose cart solves your problem. You can quickly move the hose cart into position, hook up the hose, and then store it in a convenient Continue Reading


Dramm ColorStorm Premium Soaker Hose: Product Review


If you’re trying to conserve water while keeping your plants healthy, a soaker hose can be a good option. But if you’ve ever fought with a hose that wouldn’t lay flat, spurted water in all directions, and burst after a few weeks, you know that it’s not always easy to find one that gets the job done properly. We were very pleased with the performance of the Dramm soaker hose – here’s what we found Continue Reading


Melnor AquaFlo Titanium (T301) Metal Front-Trigger Adjustable Nozzle: Product Review


The T301 hose nozzle from Melnor, part of their new AquaFlo Titanium series, looks like a real over-achiever. Not only does it have 7 different spray patterns, but it has a trigger lock and a flow control lever. Plus it's made of heavy-duty metal with a slip-resistant rubberized grip and head. But does it really work? Here's what we found ... Continue Reading