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Handmade Recycled Metal Dalmatian Fatwood Holder
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Handmade Recycled Metal Dalmatian Fatwood Holder

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Handmade Recycled Metal Dalmatian Fatwood Holder
$14.95 - $79.99
As faithful as your furry best friend, our Handmade Recycled Metal Dalmatian Fatwood Holder is there when you need him, offering up just what you need to start a blazing fire.

Our trusty Dalmatian looks great on your hearth and his red fire bucket easily holds 5 lbs. of Fatwood (not included), matches, kindling and more. Handcrafted of recycled metal by Balinese artisans.

• Dalmatian dog hearthside Fatwood holder
• Spotted paint coat, perky ears and charming face
• Keeps fireside essentials at the ready
• Bucket holds 5 lbs. of Fatwood (not included)
• Handcrafted of recycled metal by artisans in Bali

Approx. 17-3/4"L x 10"W x 23-3/4"H

Fatwood cannot ship to a PO Box.
Fatwood Ships within the 48 contiguous states only.
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By Tom
Comments about Product:
I love this stuff! Even if I use wood right from the outdoor pile, it gets it going.
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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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