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48" Round Farmhouse Table

Round Farmhouse Table

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32359
$999.95 - $1099.95
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7' Oval Dining Table

USA-Made Solid Pine Oval Dining Table

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32358
$1399.95 - $1495.95
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7' Plank Top Farmhouse Table

USA-Made Rectangular Plank-Top Solid Pine Farmhouse Dining Table

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32354
$1199.95 - $1399.95
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Bedside Chest with Tin Door

Bedside Chest with Tin Door

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31569
$599.95
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Blanket Trunk

Blanket Trunk

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32342
$699.95
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Captain's Desk

Captain's Desk

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32333
$799.95
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Coachman's Chest

Coachman's Chest

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32341
$599.95
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Coat Rack

Coat Rack

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32375
$299.95
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Computer Cabinet

Computer Cabinet

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41926
$799.95
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Cottage Curio

Cottage Curio

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32329
$229.95
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Country Blanket Trunk

Country Blanket Trunk

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40954
$399.95
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Drop Front Desk

Drop Front Desk

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31928
$2,699.95
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Drop Leaf Table

Drop Leaf Table

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40895
$499.95
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Dutch Pantry

Dutch Pantry

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32372
$1,099.95
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English Hutch

English Hutch

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32370
$3,999.95
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File Cabinet

File Cabinet

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42009
$599.95
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Forsythe High Chest

Forsythe High Chest

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31241
$1,499.95
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Four-Drawer Table

Four-Drawer Table

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31992
$659.95
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Grandfather Clock

Grandfather Clock

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40884
$1,199.95
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Hand-Finished Tall Pine Bookcase with Three Shelves

Hand-Finished Pine Bookcases

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31537
$279.95
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King Ceiling Tin Bed

Ceiling Tin Bed

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31573
$1299.95 - $1599.95
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King Pencil Post Bed

Pencil Post Beds

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32364
$1499.95 - $1699.95
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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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