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Large Painted Finish Conestoga Cupboard

Large Conestoga Cupboard

4.400000|29
42797
$1899.95 - $1999.95
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Stained Finish Corner Conestoga Cupboard

Corner Conestogas

4.000000|2
31228
$1299.95 - $1999.95
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Medium Painted Finish Conestoga Cupboard

Medium Conestoga Cupboard

3.000000|2
33036
$1199.95 - $1299.95
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4' Picture Ledge

Picture Ledges

4.000000|1
32318
$49.95 - $69.95
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6-Peg Shelf

Peg Shelves

4.000000|2
32320
$69.95 - $79.95
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Country Pie Safe

Country Pie Safe

5.000000|1
43104
$899.95
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Dry Sink

Dry Sink

5.000000|3
42457
$999.95
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Handcrafted Linen Cupboard

Handcrafted Linen Cupboard

4.100000|10
3955
$999.95
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Jelly Cabinet

Jelly Cabinet

4.100000|10
43103
$499.95
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Painted Finish Mini Cupboard

Mini-Conestoga

4.800000|9
42859
$1399.95
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Pie Safe with Tin Doors

Pie Safe with Tin Doors

0
32378
$1,299.95
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Tavern Armoire

Tavern Armoire

2.000000|1
31931
$1,999.95
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Trash Bin

Trash Bin

3.700000|3
32326
$299.95
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Backless Wall Cabinet with Glass

Backless Wall Cabinet with Glass

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32312
$279.95
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Buck's County Hutch

Buck's County Hutch

0
40886
$1299.95 - $1999.95
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Collector's Hutch

Collector's Hutch

0
3845
$2,499.95
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Corner Cupboard

Corner Cupboard

2.000000|1
42008
$699.95
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King Tavern Bed

Tavern Beds

5.000000|2
43715
$1299.95 - $1499.95
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Ohio Lamp Table

Ohio Lamp Table

0
32344
$299.95
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Pub Table/Island

Pub Table/Island

0
31575
$2,199.95
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Tall Double Bookcase

Tall Double Bookcase

0
3851
$549.95
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Tavern Bedside Chest

Tavern Bedside Chest

0
31930
$599.95
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Butcher Block Island

Butcher Block Island

2.000000|1
41261
$1,199.95
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2-Door Entertainment Center

2-Door Entertainment Center

0
32332
$1,099.95
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The Olla: A Brief History

Olla (Spanish, pronounced “oh-ya”) jars have been around since ancient times. Made of unglazed ceramic, ollas traditionally have short, narrow necks with wider bodies, and are made in a variety of shapes. They have been used for thousands of years for cooking, storage, and plant irrigation.


When used to irrigate plants, an olla is buried neck-deep in the ground near a plant’s roots, with the opening of the olla extended above the soil so that it can be filled with water periodically. The porous walls of the unglazed pottery allow the water to seep through gradually, constantly and consistently hydrating the plants without overwatering them – and without wasting precious water to evaporation or runoff.


The use of ollas for irrigation was introduced to the American Southwest by Spanish conquistadors during Colonial times, becoming very common among Native American tribes and Hispanic settlers. Though the technique gave way to more modern methods of irrigation some time ago, its superior efficiency, coupled with its simplicity, has caused it to make a comeback. Though the technique has changed little since its introduction, today’s ollas are usually capped off, making them even more water-efficient.


Perfect for home gardens, Ollas are a super-easy, eco-friendly, less time-consuming way to water annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables and plants of all kinds in dry, sandy soil, very hot or drought-prone areas, raised beds, and even pots, planters and hanging baskets. Fill the olla before you leave on a short vacation to enjoy worry-free watering – and a smaller water bill!

How it Works:


Water is pulled directly through the terra-cotta!


Read more about Ollas on our blog.

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