The thing about garden hoses is most are made of a variety of materials, and they can be difficult to recycle through your recycling centers. You can call and check with them. The ends can be snipped off and recycled in some cities. They do break and the good news is that you can reuse them in a variety of ways.
1.) The easiest way is to poke holes in them and use as a drip watering system or a soaker.
2.) Make hose baskets:
3.) Make a birdhouse
4.) Make a chair
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5.) Make a colorful wall decoration
6.) Make a door mat
7.) Make a water fountain
8.) Make a wreath
9.) Cut it up and use to protect saw blades and other sharp objects
9.) Then again, you can reuse a garden hose wheel as a wine rack.
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