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Made in America Cast Stone Gunther Gargoyle Garden Statue

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Made in America Cast Stone Gunther Gargoyle Garden Statue

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Made in America Cast Stone Gunther Gargoyle Garden Statue
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Description
Fashioned after the ones decorating the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, our Gunther Gargoyle Garden Statue is hand crafted in America of solid cast-stone (concrete) made with integrated coloring and sealed for outdoor use.

The word "Gargoyle" comes from the Old French gargouille, meaning "throat." Medieval gargoyles were ornate drainpipes with inner passageways that directed rainwater out through the statue's throat and away from the building. Our charming replicas make fun, conversation-starting accents in your yard, garden or home. Made in USA.

• Gargoyle Garden Statue
• Handcrafted of cast stone (concrete)
• Durable and outdoor safe
• Made in USA

Size
12-1/2"H x 8-1/2" dia.

Shipping
Allow 1-2 weeks for delivery.
Cannot ship to a PO Box.
Ships within the 48 contiguous states only.
Reviews
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5.0 (based on 1 customer reviews)

By JPine
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I love this gargoyle!
Comments about Product:
Love everything about this statue. Love the bronze color, the strong stern expression, the detail, the size and weight. I didn't want a cutsey wootsey gargoyle - I wanted a mean, dignified but creepy gargoyle. This is just perfect for our garden. This statue is a birthday gift for my husband the end of the month, he hasn't seen it yet. Even if he doesn't like it as much as I'm thinking, it's OK. It's already become "mine".

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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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