One of my tasks for this week is draining and storing all the garden hoses. (Yes, ALL. An acre of land+no sprinkler system=lots of hoses.)
Often there’s one that I finally decide is beyond repair and needs to be put out to pasture. But what to do with these steel, plastic, and rubber aggregates? Many recyclers won’t take them, landfills hate them. The best thing I can think of is to repurpose them.
First option is to turn a leaky hose into a leakier hose: poke some more holes in it and use it as a soaker hose.
If it’s not up to that task, you can cut it into lengths for all kinds of applications:
Or if you’re feeling crafty:
And if you just can’t get enough hose-related goodness, have no fear, Pinterest is here.