watering can


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watering can

a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle used to sprinkle water over plants
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"It was only this morning when I got phone calls I suddenly realised there's going to be a demand on watering cans."
We may know that a well-crafted watering can is a joy to use as well as behold.
Weird Victorian tools, plant Marker sand keep off the grass signs might be redundant in these days of decking and postage stamp-sized gardens, but they are no less collectable' Vintage lawnmowers, wheelbarrows, watering cans and even garden tools continue to give good service, but they also make a charming collection and amusing conversation piece
Gardeners were being urged to consider the benefits of using watering cans to tend their lawns and plants by a firm hoping to cash in on the hosepipe ban.
The spray head is a key consideration if you'll be using the watering can primarily for watering seedlings in flats or new plantings outdoors.
For some old cans can be worth a fortune, as auctioneers Sotheby's are set to prove on May 20 when they sell 18 vintage specimens, including some made by the John Haws Watering Can Company, based in Smethwick, Birmingham.
Sales manager Steve Riley said he had noticed a run on water butts on his travels around the country and believes watering can sales are set to follow.
The matter was reported to the police and they prosecuted the driver, who denied having a watering can on his lorry.
The 4ft version costs PS199.95 at Cuckooland.com PERFECT for caring for house plants, these stylish watering cans are a design statement in their own right.
Safety tips include double checking valves, avoiding placing pipes in drains, ponds, buckets or watering cans where they can become submerged, turning off the tap and fully disconnecting it when not in use and to fit a self-closing flow control, such as a trigger gun.