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Spring Spruce-Up

Keeping Lawn and Garden Tools in Shape

Keep your spring maintenance tools rust-free, sharpened and mechanically sound.

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Garden Hose (5 of 7)

If you drained your hose and disconnected the valve fittings before the cold winter months, chances are your hose has survived potential freezing and cracking. Stretch it out in the sun to get it flexible and ready for its first car wash of the spring. Now is the time to invest in a garden reel if you don’t have one already: Coiling your hose helps to prevent leaks and breakage.

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