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These charming indoor watering cans will make feeding your house or patio plants a pleasure, rather than a pain.
Biophilic design (that's bringing nature in to you and me) is on the rise.Indoor planting has been shown to reduce stress and improve concentration.
Not just that, a NASA study showed that ferns, palms and ivy aren't just pretty to have around, they're air-purifiers and toxin-busters; removing formaldehyde, benzene and other harmful household toxins, so it pays to perk up your space with plants.
See how to create a natural home.
When it comes to the watering can, choose a size suitable for the amount of foliage that needs feeding, so you're not back and forth to the tap to fill up.
If a selection of succulents is all your green fingers stretch to, then a 1.5 litre watering can or smaller should suffice. Try the 1.5 litre Vivero from AYTM, the 1 litre brushed brass pitcher from Nordal or the 0.6 litre Grab by Northern.
If your home is filled with tall parlour palms, Swiss cheese plants and calantheas, then go for one of the larger models, such as the 5 litre Waterfall by Burgon & Ball or the 4 litre Diamond at Amara. These both have a generous capacity, as well as good looks.
For those whose house plants fall somewhere in between, theGlobe by Eva Solo, is ideal for watering small and large plants. It can be switched from a concentrated jet of water to a shower spray, so you can drench those that need it, without drowning those that don't, while Hay's elegant number has an elongated spout so it's great for any hard to reach pots.
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Waterfall 5L watering can in Sage, £29.99, Burgon & Ball at Dobbies
This elegant watering can holds enough water to give your plants a good drink, but is not too heavy to lift when full.
Globe 2.5L watering can, £35, eva Solo
This chic watering can has an ergonomic handle and fluid lines. In addition to its unique style, it's also super practical; its pouring spout lets you choose between two kinds of watering. Just turn the end piece to get either a concentrated jet or a shower jet.
Diamond indoor 4L watering can in Midnight, £48, Garden Glory at Amara
This little gem is just the thing for keeping indoor plants looking their best.
2L watering can in Light Grey, £25, HAY
This timeless watering can from Shane Schneck finely combines form and function. Its clean, handle-free design with elongated spout keeps the weight of the water at its base making it ideal for watering those hard-to-reach plants.
1L water pitcher in brushed brass, £48, nordal at Trouva
This large indoor water pitcher is a stylish way to attend to your house plants.
Grab 0.6L watering can in Light Yellow, £74, Stine Aas for northern at nordic nest
An elegant take on a traditional piece, this slimline watering can will keep your house plants topped up.
Vivero 1.5L watering can in silvered steel, £95.92, AYTM at Made in Design
This silvered stainless steel beauty is also available in lacquered brass.
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