Watering Cans Biddeford ME

Local resource for watering cans in Biddeford, ME. Includes detailed information on local garden supply stores that give access to plastic watering cans, metal watering cans, copper watering cans, tin watering cans, and outdoor garden English watering cans, as well as advice and content on gardening equipment and watering equipment.

Pierson Nurseries
(207) 282-7235
291 Waterhouse Rd
Dayton, ME
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Focal Point Gardens LLC
(207) 282-7700
1049 Alfred Road
Arundel, ME
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Landscape Architects, Landscaping Services, Perennials, Plants, Seed, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Mapes Garden Center
(207) 985-3772
97 York St
Kennebunk, ME
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Estabrook's Color Spot
(207) 396-5301
571 US Route 1
Scarborough, ME
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Annuals, Cactus / Succulent, Conifers / Evergreens, Groundcovers, Herbs, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seed, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Vines, Wildflower Seed

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Broadway Gardens Greenhouse
(207) 772-0415
1640 Broadway
South Portland, ME
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Annuals, Builders / Contractors, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Vines

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Moody's Nursery & Garden Center
(207) 284-7233
82 Ferry Rd
Saco, ME
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Annuals, Builders / Contractors, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Organic Gardening, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Potting Soil, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Soil & Amendments, Trees

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Estabrook's Color Spot
(207) 985-3772
97 York Street
Kennebunk, ME
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Annuals, Conifers / Evergreens, Groundcovers, Herbs, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Vines

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Fern Cottage Gardens
(207) 985-2995
423 Mousam Road
Kennebunk, ME
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Annuals, Cactus / Succulent, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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Jo Anns Gardens
(207) 646-7020
708 N Berwick Rd
Wells, ME
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Ossipee Trail Gardens
(207) 839-2885
333 Ossipee Trail
Gorham, ME
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Watering Cans | Get the most from your watering cans

Get the most from your watering cans

Every home with a garden or with indoor plants needs a well-made watering can. In fact, most people have a larger, more durable watering can for use in the yard, and a smaller watering can for use on the houseplants indoors.

Types of Watering Cans

Watering cans have a few similarities: they all have an opening at the top which allows the can to fill with water; they have a handle which is used to carry the can and to tilt it to pour the water out; and they all have a nozzle or spout which directs the flow of the water out of the can. From this basic functionality, however, there are many variations, including:

  • Herb watering cans, which are quite small and designed to water delicate herb plants in small containers
  • Plastic watering cans in a wide variety of colors and shapes
  • Nonslip handle watering cans, which provide a sturdy grip on the watering can even if the handle gets wet
  • Swiveling-spout watering cans, for space-efficient storage of the watering can
  • Tin watering cans, for those who like a more traditional material and look
  • Whimsical watering cans, which come in novelty shapes like pigs, chickens, cats and other animals
  • Metal watering cans, including galvanized watering cans, which resist rust and discoloration, sometimes in decorative finishes such as brass and bronze
  • Watering cans with changeable roses (the removable end that delivers the water), such as spouts with tiny holes for more gentle watering of delicate seedlings, or spouts with a large diameter for more liberal coverage
  • Garden watering cans, which are weather-resistant and hold large capacities of water for the biggest outdoor jobs

If a metal watering can is used to mix fertilizer with water, be sure to rinse it out well after use to prevent corrosion.

Where to Buy Watering Cans

Many retailers offer watering cans for sale. Home improvement stores, nurseries and hardware stores are a sure bet for a good selection of mostly ou...

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