Watering Cans Oskaloosa IA

Local resource for watering cans in Oskaloosa, IA. 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.

Stam Greenhouse
(641) 672-1437
2421 Highway 92
Oskaloosa, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Nick's Greenhouses
(641) 628-2230
219 Oskaloosa St
Pella, IA

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Tipton Greenhouse & Florist
(563) 886-2524
1015 Lynn St
Tipton, IA
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Annuals

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Otto's Oasis
(641) 228-6193
1313 Gilbert St
Charles City, IA
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Vegetables

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Norton's Greenhouse
(641) 484-3995
700 W. Ross St.
Toledo, IA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries

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De Jong Greenhouse
(641) 628-3602
1807 Fifield Rd
Pella, IA

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James Greenhouse
(641) 593-6505
5031 35th St
Searsboro, IA

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The Green Spot Llc
(563) 920-7324
120 S. 11th St
Manchester, IA
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Annuals

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Swift Greenhouses Inc
(641) 478-3217
2724 300th St
Gilman, IA

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Cottage Gardens
(712) 338-4569
805 21st Street
Milford, IA
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Annuals, Chemicals, Container Gardening, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Greenhouse Growers, Herbicides, Herbs, Horticulture Companies, Insecticide, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Landscape Consulting, Landscape Design, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Pesticides, Pesticides, Synthetic, Plants, Shrubs, Vegetables

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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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