Chic and versatile, the multicolored striped quilt set features a variety of warm and cool colors. With a broad brushstroke of tasteful tones to compliment any bedroom theme, this quilt reverses to a coordinating blue stripe. Channel stitching adds surface interest and durability. Generous sizing accommodates deep mattresses.
100% cotton fabric and fill for breathable comfort in any season. Twin set includes one standard sham; full/queen and king sets include two shams each. Complete the look with a coordinating throw and set of 2 decorative throw pillows.
Comments about Product: Gorgeous colors and washes beautifully. (I was afraid it might look wrinkled after being washed.)I have it in my 16-year old son's bedroom and it is perfect with his burnt-orange colored walls.
Comments about Product: The colors are perfect and as advertised. Looks great in my son's bedroom!
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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!