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Hoses, Sprinklers and Watering Accessories

Here's the dirt on garden hoses, specialized attachments, sprinklers, watering accessories, and how to tame an unruly hose.

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on and off nozzle is first thing to attach to hose
Photo 2 of 8When it comes time to put the hose into action, the first thing you need to hook up is an on/off nozzle.

The Power of On and Off (2 of 8)

This attaches right to the end of the hose and it will stop the flow of water when you're ready to shut it off. It will protect the end of the hose, which can get damaged if you tend to drag the hose along the ground, as well as prevent any damage that might result from kinking it to stop the water. You can screw other nozzles right on to this and water all your garden plants by just swapping them out.

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