ISSUE 42  |  West Marin and Beyond

Alchemy in the Garden: Metallic Watering Cans

October 15, 2012 3:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

Finding an appealing (and durable) watering can isn’t always easy, so we’ve sourced six iconic options in a variety of metals – from zinc to copper to brass and more.

Above: Terrain’s Copper Watering Can is made in England and features a spill-proof top; $98 from Terrain.

Above: The Stainless Steel Watering Can is available in three different sizes with prices ranging from $80.99 to $140.99 from Pure Modern.

Above: Source a vintage watering can in a variety of metals from Etsy, like this Vintage Modernist Brass Watering Can for $30 from Rhan Vintage.

Above: The Haws Watering Can is made from steel that is hot-dipped in zinc for $98 from Kaufmann Mercantile.

Above: The Stainless Steel Watering Can by Esschert Design USA is $61.68 from Amazon.

Above: Maycreek’s Traditional Stainless Steel Watering Can with Brass Accents resists corrosion and holds up to one-in-a-half gallons of water for $49.95 from Signature Hardware. (N.B.: For more, see “High/Low: Modern Watering Can.”