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Local inventor receives patent for watering can

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Local businessman and entrepreneur Jim Ugone has received a patent from the US Patent Office for his U Can, an ergonomically designed watering can that simplifies gardening with a built-in fertilizer container, measuring tools, and a watering reminder date dial. The U Can also has a sprinkler head with a storage post, and a place to hold your gloves when finished gardening for the day. “We are thrilled to receive a patent for our product, affirming its great attributes and that it fulfills a need in the gardening world,” Ugone said in a press release.

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