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Covered Country Bridge Fly-Through Bird Feeder
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Covered Bridge Feeder & Pedestal Set

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Covered Country Bridge Fly-Through Bird Feeder
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$29.99 - $94.90
Description
Covered country bridges are a delightful - and rare - site to see these days. But you can pay tribute to this 19th century design with our fly-through Covered Bridge Bird Feeder. A great addition to any setting, it features a river rock base, pine shingled roof and scrollwork trusses. Open, fly-through design allows exceptional views of bird activity. Fill the removable tray with seed, suet cakes or fruit to attract a wide variety of birds. Exterior grade plyboard, pine shingled roof and non-toxic water-based paint.

Optional Turned Wood Pole is kiln-dried hardwood with all-weather outdoor paint. Includes mounting plate for post mounting.

• Decorative cottage-style birdhouse with shingles
• Weather-resistant hardwood and paint
• Drainage and ventilation
• Perfect for attracting songbirds to your garden

Sizes
Feeder 17-1/4"L x 9-1/2"W x 11-1/2"H
Large Feeder 20"L x 10"W x 12"H
Pole 16" dia. x 43"H

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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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