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Hammered Crook Fire Tools

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Hammered Crook Fire Tools

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Hammered Crook Fire Tools
$129.95

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Description
This antique copper fireplace tool set will add a rustic, handmade look to your hearth. Includes four tools – poker, shovel, natural fiber broom and tongs – all with shepherd's crook handles that hang on the matching stand. Solid steel construction with a durable antique copper finish. Some assembly required.

Available Color
Antique Copper

Size
33"H

Shipping
Please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery
Reviews
4.5
4.5 (based on 2 customer reviews)

By Dianne the mother
FromSouthern California
nice product with one minor exception
Comments about Product:
I really like my tool set, but I think the broom could be a little more substatial, considering it's job. It really doesnt work in the way that my other hearth brooms have worked.... but it is pretty. :-)

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By Jill
FromSanta Cruz, CA
Great set!
Comments about Product:
Nice set... looks great and the tools are very sturdy.

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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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