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Copper-Plated Compost Container
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Leakproof, Odor-Free 1.5 Gallon Copper-Plated Compost Pail, Filters and Bags

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Copper-Plated Compost Container
$59.95
$7.95 - $59.95
Description
Turn food scraps into valuable nutrients for your plants with our leakproof, odor-free Copper-Plated Compost Container. It makes an attractive addition to your counter and is leak- and odor-free.

Copper-Plated Compost Container comes with a charcoal odor filter and 25 biodegradable liners. Replacement filters and compost bags are available separately.

• Copper-plated compost counter container
• Attractively keeps kitchen scraps contained
• Fill and then take outside to your compost pile
• Comes with a charcoal filter and 25 liners
• Replacement filter and liners available separately
• The easy way to turn food scraps into garden gold

Size
1-1/2 gallon capacity
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Copper-Plated Compost Container
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Certified Compostable Bags, Pack of 25
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Reviews
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By Garden Gal
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Copper Compost Container
Comments about Product:
We purchased this compost container for our kitchen scraps. We love it!! Before our purchase the scraps would sit in a bowl and draw flies and ants before it made it out to the compost bin. Now, it sits on the kitchen sink, no smell, no bugs and it is so easy to clean. Thank you for making our composting easier.
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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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