Though the specific operation methods for a water hose caddy vary between styles and brands, most typically involve winding the hose around an internal housing wheel or rod to keep the hose compact when not in use. Some ... More »

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Replace a water hose spigot by shutting off the water using the main water shutoff valve. Then, allow the water to drain from the spigot and remove the spigot with adjustable pliers. Clean the pipe threads and tighten th... More »

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Hose couplings are used to connect two hoses together or tap into a water source or hosed appliance and include coupling types made of brass, plastic or composite material in various fittings such as a cam and groove, ex... More »

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A garden hose reel is a common variation of a wheel and axle. It's a simple machine that consists of a drum, axle, lever, inlet hose, brass hose connector and base. Garden hose reels are a convenient way to wind up long ... More »

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Different styles of garden water hose reels include wall-mount, hideaway, decorative, cart and auto-rewind. The basic wall-mount design provides a secure point to anchor the hose. Turning the crank by hand pulls the hose... More »

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To use a garden drip watering system, connect the system to a water supply and wind the drip hose around garden beds. Turn on the tap on the water supply to water the entire garden. More »

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To grow geraniums from cuttings, use shears to take 3- to 4-inch cuttings from the plants' leaf stalks, and place the cuttings in a container filled with room temperature water, submerging the bottom third of the each cu... More »

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