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Kitchen Rugs

When it comes to welcoming visitors into your home, nothing warms the soles like a comforting rug. Throughout history rugs and floor mats have been used for everything from hearty welcomes, to trapping and holding dirt and allergens. Our country kitchen rugs bring color and cheer to the kitchen, while keeping everyone safe on potentially slippery surfaces. Braided rugs, stair treads and runners give a rustic feel to any space, while our selection of indoor/outdoor rugs add elegant style with easy care. And keeping up with changing seasons is easy, with our wide array of washable hand-hooked rugs, each uniquely decorated to match the season. Wheather your purpose is practical or whimsical, find a number of ways to greet everything from visitors to holidays with our beautiful collection of rugs, runners, treads and floor mats.
Solid Color Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Rug, 7'10" x 9'10"

Solid Color Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Rug

$29.95 - $249.95
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Victoria Durable Nylon Area Rug, 7'10" x 10'

Victoria Durable Nylon Area Rug

$29.95 - $269.95
Talavera Tile Indoor/Outdoor Rug, 5' x 7'6"

Talavera Tile Indoor/Outdoor Rug

$79.95 - $599.95
34" x 52" Low-Profile Microfiber Rug

Low-Profile Microfiber Rug

$59.95 - $149.95
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22"W x 52"L Folk Art Runner

USA-Made Machine Washable Folk Art Mat and Runner

$39.95 - $59.95
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8' x 10' Oval Braided Rug

Outdoor Oval Braided Rugs

$12.95 - $479.95
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9' x 12' Habitat Indoor/Outdoor Rug

Habitat Indoor/Outdoor Rug

$49.95 - $899.95
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9' x 12' Indoor/Outdoor Easy Care Polypropylene Rug

Indoor/Outdoor Easy Care Polypropylene Rug

$49.95 - $899.95
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8'W x 11'L Braided Rug

Indoor/Outdoor Polypro Braided Rugs

$9.95 - $499.95
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1'9" x 3'9" Horizontal Stripe Indoor/Outdoor Rug

Horizontal Stripe Polypropylene Indoor/Outdoor Rug

$19.95 - $249.95
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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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