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A garden hose is a common tool in almost every backyard. However, few people know that there are different types of water hoses. Here are three common garden hoses and their advantages, disadvantages, and uses.

Types of Garden Hoses

SIZE (in) ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES USE
1/2 Easy storage, can be maneuvered by children Slower stream of water Best for plants in containers
5/8 Good for houses with low water pressure, large area of land. Stream twice as fast as ½ in. Slower stream than ¾ in. Good for home gardening
3/4 Long-lasting, fastest stream of water Harder to store and maneuver Some sprinklers require this size

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