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Moosic, PA

Moosic Retail Store

Store Hours:

Mon. - Sat. 10am - 8pm
Sun. 11am - 6pm

Phone:

(570) 344-5651

Address:

Shoppes at Montage
2111 Shoppes Boulevard
Moosic, PA 18507
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Our Moosic store is located in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre market in the Shoppes at Montage shopping center at the foot of the beautiful Montage Mountain Ski Resort. The store is fitted with a beautiful stone fireplace, and offers over 5,000 square feet of shopping space. In addition to Plow & Hearth favorites like Dansko® footwear, Life is good® clothing and accessories, and hearth and garden products, the store also carries the best selection of toolsets, fire screens and hearth rugs to outfit your fireplace, plus a delicious assortment of gourmet foods and regional favorites.

See what's new in store

Colorful Wicker Stacking Chair

Colorful Wicker Stacking Chair

$99.95

USA-Made Cedar Garden Kneeler Seat

USA-Made Cedar Garden Kneeler Seat

$59.95

Olla Ceramic Irrigation Container

Olla Ceramic Irrigation Container

$24.95 - $29.95

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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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