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Eucalyptus Furniture

Eucalyptus is an environmentally-friendly wood that is as strong, long lasting and attractive as teak, yet it's less expensive and easier to maintain. Eucalyptus furniture is an ideal choice for outdoor areas because the straight grain, smooth finish and high oil content make it an exceptionally durable and weather resistant wood. Eucalyptus wood is also naturally resistant to insects, rot and mildew. Our fine collection of Eucalyptus furniture (most certified by the Forest Stewardship Council) includes chairs, benches, loungers, rockers, love seats and coffee tables, in beautiful designed styles that will complement any outdoor décor.

Lutyens Eucalyptus English Garden Bench

Lutyens Eucalyptus English Garden Bench

4.300000|50
34300
$199.95
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Weather-Resistant Eucalyptus Classic Slatted Outdoor Swing

Classic Slatted Wood Swing

4.600000|24
33254
$19.95 - $249.95
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Claremont All-Weather Eucalyptus Patio Seating Set With Cushions

Claremont All-Weather Eucalyptus Patio Seating Set With Cushions

3.300000|7
34349
$199.95 - $799.95
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Side Table

Side Table

4.000000|33
52550
$59.95 - $259.95
Eucalyptus Camelback Garden Bench

Eucalyptus Camelback Garden Bench

0
39654
$329.95
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Eucalyptus Chapel Swing

Eucalyptus Chapel Collection

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39276
$79.95 - $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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