I LOVE THIS! Best hose EVER!

by Angelique on April 12, 2014

#Dog of Green Dreamhome posing next to the Water Right Polyurethane Lead Safe Ultra Light Slim Garden Hose in CranberryI am incredibly enthusiastic about this USA-made, super-safe polyurethane garden hose by Water Right. I use hoses daily in the new Green Dream Garden, and finding a hose with absolutely no chemical odor, that imparts absolutely no chemical odor to the water, and is fully safe to use to bathe the dog and even to drink from — well, it’s just like a gift from the Gods, or at least the Hose Faerie.

Polymer clay faerie garden in a stone bowl by Pinky Dinky Designs.

This is definitely the kind of hose you’d find in a faerie garden

I bought this hose in “cranberry,” which totally matches our new trim color. It also comes in a really cool eggplant color, a nice olive green to blend in with lawns, and an espresso brown. I bought the “super-slim and light” version; they also have larger, heavier hoses.

Photo of a red water right slim hose wrapped around a galvenized steel canister. Besides the thrill of a hose with no chemical stink, this hose really is very easy to handle because it’s so thin and light weight. I now have two of them, both 100 feet long. 100 feet is a LOT of hose! Like all new hoses, they wants to be all coiled up, so I trained them by wrapping them around galvanized steel bins.

Water Right’s 400 Series 7/16″ Slim & Light Polyurethane Garden Hose definitely gets the Green Dreamhome seal of approval!


Ceramic Art is a Pleasure Wash and Put Away

February 20, 2014
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When you use beautiful bowls and plates from a ceramic artist, washing them is a pleasure. These are by several artists, including Joan Pevarnik and Mike Cramer.

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Tex-Mex Chili with Homemade Beans

February 10, 2014
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This chili was a big hit with my husband. It was inspired by a friend of mine, who posted on Facebook that he was making chili with chorizo. I had just discovered that Sprout’s mild ground chorizo is really delicious, so this recipe was born!

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Fun super-short video of the Green Dreamhome year on Twitter!

January 6, 2014
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A company called Vizify lets you create 30-second video recaps of your year on Twitter. Here’s what the Green Dreamhome year looked like for 2013!

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Winter Solstice 2013

December 21, 2013
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Sealing Out Paint Fumes: The Crack House Effect

October 24, 2013
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Some elements of the Green DreamHome Painting Project 2013 are unique to people with chemical sensitivity, like sealing up all door and window openings so paint fumes can’t get into the house. But some elements are part of any exterior painting job, like masking off all the windows so paint doesn’t get on the glass.

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Sealing Out Paint Fumes: The Foil Tape Step

October 19, 2013
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When I started the The Green DreamHome Painting Project 2013 (#GDHPaint13 on Twitter) I knew that my most important task would be to seal my windows and doors so the paint fumes would not get inside.

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Have I Found an MCS-Safe Wood Filler?

October 4, 2013
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The Green DreamHome Painting Project 2013 is underway! (#GDHPaint13 on Twitter.) The wood around our exterior windows was in pretty bad shape. My MCS-safe painter wondered what wood filler would be safe to use on our house.

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Orange-Thyme Roast Chicken

October 3, 2013
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While browsing Pinterest, I found a Martha Stewart recipe for orange-thyme roast chicken. As usual, I did it my own way, but I do want to give Martha credit for inspiring me. The recipe called for fresh thyme, but unfortunately I didn’t have any. I’ll share exactly what I did, and

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Yay! The Cilantro is Here!

September 19, 2013
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Cindy and Oggie rode home cushioned by one of the few packaged foods I use: Amy’s delicious tofu scramble. They were a great excuse to buy some!   The Green DreamHome Garden Club has two more members! Cindy the cilantro and Oggie the oregano have joined Rose Mary the rosemary on the kitchen table.

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