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Housewarming Gifts

Moving into a new home is a momentous occasion that calls for a housewarming party! Plow & Hearth has a large collection of unique housewarming gifts to help your friends celebrate their new digs. Browse here to find great housewarming gifts for those who love wine, entertaining, sports, cooking, the outdoors and so much more. Our housewarming gifts that gardeners will love include fun sculptures, stepping stones, solar mobiles and garden flags. Our personalized housewarming gifts are always a hit, as are beautiful wreaths, wall art, decorative door knockers and other home enhancing items. For housewarming gifts that go beyond the ordinary, look no further.
Flame Resistant Fiberglass Half Round Hearth Rug, 32" x 60"

Flame-Resistant Fiberglass Half-Round Hearth Rugs

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$83.99 - $109.99
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Resin-Rich, Easy-Start 35 lb. Box of Fatwood

Resin-Rich, Easy-Start Fatwood Kindling

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$14.95 - $39.95
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Set Of 3 White Solar Star Lantern, 1 Large, 2 Small

White Solar Star Lanterns

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$4.95 - $99.95
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Hand Carved Wooden Stools

Hand Carved Wooden Stools

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$49.95
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Personalized Wedding Crock

Personalized Wedding Crock

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$59.95
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Pineapple Personalized Crock With Name And Year

Pineapple Personalized Crock With Name And Year

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$69.95
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Ceramic Log and Fire Designed S'mores Maker with Sticks and Plates

S'mores Maker

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63668
$6.95 - $16.99
Extra Large Virginia Peanuts, 40 oz. Tin

Extra Large Virginia Peanuts, 40 oz. Tin

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89288
$16.95
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Steel Windmill Spinner With Antique Bronze Finish

Steel Windmill Spinner With Antique Bronze Finish

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65279
$89.95
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Large Braided Basket

Braided Cotton/Poly Baskets

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39271
$39.95 - $59.95
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Snack Carousel with Ceramic Bowls

Snack Carousel with Ceramic Bowls

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63681
$24.99
$39.95
Soft Yarn Fiesta Throw

Soft Yarn Fiesta Throw

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$29.99
$39.95
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Tiffany-Style Cabin Accent Light

Tiffany-Style Cabin Accent Light

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13015
$49.95
USA-Made Handcrafted Personalized Owl Crock

USA-Made Handcrafted Personalized Owl Crock

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52930
$69.95
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Wooden Clip-On Armchair Table with Protective Lip

Wooden Clip-On Armchair Table with Protective Lip

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83500
$14.95
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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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