We offer a wide array of outdoor products for our customers by combining brands within the AMES Group. With Apta, La Hacienda, Kelkay, True Temper and AMES Tools working together, they become the experts in all things outdoor living with excellent customer service, quality products, and exceptional merchandising.
With a solid reputation of delivering the very best in aggregates, paving and wooden garden products for 20 years. Over the last 12 months, we’ve invested £1 million into new machinery. Doubled the manufacturing capabilities of wooden garden products, increased our stock holding capability by 50%, and improved our stock flow. We’re also working on some environmental changes to ensure we’re doing all we can for the environment. We continue to push the boundaries to provide customers with unrivalled merchandising, creative solutions and service.
For over 30 years La Hacienda has been delivering the best that the Outdoor Heating category has to offer, by placing the customer at the heart of all we do. We have product developers dedicated to creating new product designs, striving to produce ‘best in class’. Over the last 12 months, we’ve invested in enhanced storage facilities, by aligning our inventory, we can now provide a +100% capacity gain and 50% increase in storage capacity – making us more effective for our customers.
A leading and trusted supplier for over 40-years with a track record of delivering the best that the Pots and Planters category has to offer. With unrivalled industry knowledge and cutting-edge design, we have a track record of constantly innovating, bringing new first-to-market designs, and delivering exciting new products to the garden industry. AMES UK offers the full design and Marketing capability – with the end-user in mind and driving sell-out being the main drivers for effective marketing solutions.
AMES Tools go as far back as 1774, when Captain John Ames began making America’s first shovels, helping to build America through the centuries. AMES shovels have dug for gold, had expeditions in Antarctica and built at least two of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World!
With nearly 250 years of brand heritage, knowledge and expertise, it makes perfect sense for us to continue the AMES tools legacy, bringing exceptional garden tools to retailers across the UK.
With a rich history as the water feature brand of choice, Easy Fountain has been around since the early 2000s – first as part of the Kelkay brand, and then under La Hacienda.
Thanks to its trusted reputation and recognisable style, Easy Fountain has been a standalone brand since 2023 and will be the home of all AMES Companies water features going forward.
Gardeners love our inspirational designs and easy-to-use fountains; retailers love our short lead times and excellent customer service.
The company was founded in Cork, Ireland in 1932. It was acquired by US True Temper in 1966, and merged with AMES Company in 1999 to form AMES True Temper, which today is known as The AMES Companies, Inc.
With a market share of more than 70% in Ireland across the long-handle tools category, True Temper now exports to 11 countries worldwide.