There are two reasons for this REVIEW TODAY!
1. According to the Calendar of Days, it is "Water a Plant Day"
2. Summer seems to be off to a fine start and I know my garden is in need of a daily drink!
Water can be heavy, so when you are deciding on a watering can for your needs remember that you will need to carry it! To that end, I will suggest that a watering can should hold around 2 gallons of water. Any more than this and the weight becomes difficult to handle. With my arthritis, I would not want to carry more than this personally. It's also a good size when it comes to adding fertilizers to enhance the blooming of your flowers.
Now I'm going to show you one that gets a 5 Star rating and tell you why it's a good choice.
Now if you are looking for a watering can that does the job, but looks pretty too, there are many more options. You can find watering cans that your children or grandchildren would love to use. Any gardener that loves their hobby, loves to share that hobby with their loved ones too! These watering cans would make playing and working in the garden a really fun time! Check out these lovely options in watering cans and see if one doesn't make you smile too! Little hands would enjoy the animals that could help them, help you! This is just a little sample of the many watering cans that you can get. I just happen to love the colors and the shapes of these ones. The child in me has never really grown up!
Now here are a few practical things to remember when using a watering can to give your plants a drink. Plants don't like to be watered with ice cold water, especially on really hot days. It is a shock to their tender roots. Fill your watering can and let it stand outdoors for an hour or so before subjecting your plants/planters to their daily drink. Water your plants early in the morning rather than at high noon. The plants will be able to drink more and be able to cope with the midday sun easier when they are well hydrated. If you are using the watering cans to water your planters, you might also look at a schedule for fertilizing these planters. Check out the labels and directions for your favorite types of fertilizers and use them accordingly.
A closing bit of advice, when you are watering your plants, talk to them too! Plants do respond by growing much better when they are coddled! Ask any gardener and they will agree that Watering, Talking, Primping and Pruning will do wonders for anything you are trying to grow!
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