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Annual Winter Sale

Personalized Fleece Cuddle Cape With Pockets

Fleece Cuddle Cape With Pockets And Optional Personalization

$12.95 - $29.95
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King Quilted Cotton Reversible Labrador Plaid Bedding Set

Labrador Plaid Bedding Sets

$24.95 - $159.95
Walton Sugar Chest

Walton Sugar Chest

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3 QT. Cast Iron Steamer Kettle

3 QT. Cast Iron Steamer Kettle

84"L Double-Width Thermalogic Energy Efficient Insulated Solid Grommet-Top Curtain Pair

Thermalogic™ Energy Efficient Insulated Solid Grommet-Top Curtains

$19.95 - $139.95
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84"L x 80"W Homespun Double-Wide Double-Lined Back Tab Patio Panel with Wand

Energy-Efficient, Draft Blocking Homespun Double-Lined Curtains

$24.95 - $99.95
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84"L x 80"W Homespun Double-Wide Grommet Top Patio Panel with Wand

Energy Efficient Grommet-Top Insulated Curtains

$29.95 - $109.95
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Blue Ridge Wool Braided Rug, 8' x 11'

Blue Ridge Wool Braided Rugs, Made In USA

$12.95 - $699.95
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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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