Decorate your own watering can
There are plenty of vegetables and fruits you can easily grow at home.
Whatever you grow you'll need a good watering can, so why not decorate your own?
You will need:
1 plain metal or plastic watering can
a crayon if you use a metal watering can or a pencil if you use a plastic one
a selection of acrylic paints
Remember Lay out some newspaper before you begin. Painting can be messy!
First, draw your design on the watering can with a pencil or a crayon.
If you make a mistake you can easily rub it out with an eraser.
Next, mix some paint with a bit of PVA glue.
Then, starting with the lightest colours, use the paint to fill in your design and leave it to dry for a couple of hours.
If your watering can is a dark colour, you will need to paint a second coat.
Leave it to dry overnight.
Finally, your own watering can is ready.
Make sure you water your plants a little every day, especially in hot weather.
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