Ames Lawn & Garden Tools are from the world's oldest manufacturer of non-powered yard tools. Ames Lawn & Garden Tools are made by The Ames Company, recognized as the world's oldest manufacturer of shovels. The original business started in 1774 in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts by Captain John Ames.
Ames True Temper is North America's largest manufacturer and marketer of non-powered lawn and garden tools. The company celebrated its 225-year anniversary in 1999 as the oldest continuing manufacturing business in the hardware and lawn and garden industry.
Ames True Temper manufactures a wide variety of long-handle and hand-held yard tools:
axes mauls splitters
carts and wagons
In January, 2002, WindPoint Partners, a private equity firm, purchased Ames True Temper from U.S. Industries. Since that time, three acquisitions have been completed to complement the Ames True Temper product portfolio and enhance sourcing capabilities.
Azure Blue Sheep Fescue | Canada Wild Rye | Deertongue Grass | Foxtail Millet
Gamma Grass | Indian Grass | Little Bluestem | Meadow Foxtail Grass | Red Top Grass
Reed Canary Grass | Sand Love Grass | Sedge Grass | Sideoats Gramma | Switch Grass
Turkeyfoot Grass | Virginia Wild Rye | Weeping Love Grass | Weeping Turkeyfoot Grass
Wheat Grass | Wild Oats | Wild Rice | Wild Wheat
American Bittersweet | Banana Passion Fruit | Black Eyed Susan Vine | Canary Bird Vine
Cassabanana | Chilean Glory Vine | Choccolate Vine | Coral Bead Vine | Coral Vine
Fast Growing Balloon Vine | Hyacinth Bean | India Horse Gram Vine | Issai Kiwi
Kangaroo Vine | Kiwi Fruit | Mountain Rose | Passion Fruit | Purple Kiwi
Purple Passion Flower | Velvet Bean | Virginia Creeper | Woolly Dutchmans Pipe