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Looking for great outdoor living deals? Check out Plow & Hearth's outdoor living outlet for great savings on outdoor furniture, fire pits, table linens, grilling accessories and more! You'll find great outdoor living savings that will help you to outfit your entire patio affordably, including savings on outdoor living sale items for holiday décor. Visit our outdoor living furniture outlet for great deals and find lots of outdoor living items on sale.
1'9" x 3'9" Berkeley Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Rug

Berkeley Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Rugs

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37440
$12.99
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108"L Olefin Outdoor Grommet-Top Curtain Panel

Olefin Outdoor Grommet Top Curtain Panels

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35767
$39.99 - $49.99
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Large Ceramic Owl Lantern

Ceramic Owl Lantern

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87784
$6.99 - $9.99
106"L Olefin Outdoor Grommet-Top Curtain Panel

Olefin Outdoor Grommet-Top Curtains

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92507
$29.99 - $34.99
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Sale! UV-Resistant 84"L Outdoor Sheer Grommet Drape

UV-Resistant Outdoor Sheer Panels

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P34040
$39.99 - $49.99
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Side Table

Side Table

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52550
$59.95 - $259.95
Collegiate Clothesline Banner

Collegiate Clothesline Banner

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$12.99
$24.95
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Sale! UV-Resistant Outdoor 50" W x 84"L  Grommet-Top Curtain

UV-Resistant Outdoor Grommet-Top Curtains

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P21222
$44.99 - $49.99
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Water-Absorbing Quick-Fastening Bathrobe for XL Dogs

Dog Bathrobes

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64173
$9.99 - $16.99
2'W x 3'L  Rectangle Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Braided Rug

Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Braided Rugs

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36050
$19.99 - $149.99
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72" Long Vintage Patriotic Bunting

72" Long Vintage Patriotic Bunting

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87307
$19.99
$49.95
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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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