7 of the Best Garden Hoses for 2024

A human hand holds a water hose and has the thumb placed over the nozzle to create a spray. In a lush backyard setting.

Are you in the market for a new garden hose that doesn’t kink, leak, or twist? In this guide, we review seven hoses that are up to any task, from light and flexible to heavy-duty workhorses. We even recommend a couple of top soaker and spray hoses to make irrigation more efficient. Check out our top picks. Read more.

The 7 Best Patio Umbrellas for Your Yard, Garden, or Deck

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Everyone needs a patio umbrella to shade their outdoor space. We found 7 cool canopies to shield any type of open air grouping, from small conversation spots to alfresco dining areas. We even recommend a unique half-canopy for decks, and a portable choice for shade-on-the-go. Read our full buying guide now.

Reel It In! 7 of the Best Garden Hose Reels

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If you have a garden hose, you’ll want the perfect place to store it. A hose reel fills that need, protecting your hose from the elements, keeping it clean, and making it easier to roll up when not in use. We found 7 great reels that will fit any size hose, yard, and budget. Read our full buying guide now!

How to Choose the Right Furniture for Your Small Outdoor Space

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Think your deck or balcony is too small to become an outdoor oasis? Well, think again. Outdoor furniture comes in all shapes and sizes, and we recommend the best chairs, tables, dining sets, and sofas for small spaces. We also offer planning tips for before you go shopping. Read our complete buying guide now!

Brighten Up Your Yard Decor with 7 of Our Favorite Outdoor Rugs

Thinking about buying an outdoor rug but not sure where to start? We explain the types of mat materials that are available, and how to pick the right color and shape to really tie together your outside groupings. We also recommend some of the best natural and synthetic choices. Read our guide now to help you find your favorite designs.