Comments about Product: This is one of the best purchases I have ever made. I just moved into a new home and this turned out to be the exact size and quality for what I wanted over my fireplace. I love it and have gotten many positive comments on it! Sometimes you are disappointed with the picture and the reality, but not this time.
Comments about Product: Used this in entry to my home in VT
Looked beautiful against my light blue wall. Everyone who entered our home said how beautiful it was.
Moved to FL. Had to take it with me. It is now on the outside of our home between two windows, I could not be more please with how beautiful it looks above my flowers. People walk up to the house to get a better look.
Comments about Product: My wife has many allergies so, we do not get to have fresh flowers, etc. in the house. I have purchased "metal" flowers to decorate our Master Bedroom in our house and now this "metal" tree wall hanging is a great addition. It is colorful and unique. Our friends really like it and we do too.
Comments about Product: The metal tree is being used as a "Birdie Tree" for our Ladies Golf league. We will hang birdies on it so being able to bend the leaves/branches is very helpful.It is very attractive and has received many positive comments from our members.
Comments about Product: 1. I am using this as a "family tree". I have
tiny 1" pictures that I attached to tiny
magnets and attached to leaves of tree.
2. I paid for shipping which was not
professionally packaged. Tree sliding in box,
leaves bent, tape loose, box slashed.
3. Since it did not come with instructions or
hanging hardware,I had to tote the tree to a
home improvement store to be sure to get the
correct hardware to hang it.
4. I wouldn't order again. Too much work toting
it to another store to figure out how to hang
Comments about Product: I read the reviews before purchasing this item and saw that it received high marks. I agree. It is unusual but moderately priced and it looks great on the side of our Victorian style house.
Comments about Product: Love this item! I bought it to fill out an empty wall by an accent chair in my master bedroom. The theme for the room is botanical so it was a perfect complement. It was easy to hang and sturdier than some of the other reviews indicated.
Comments about Product: Needed something different for a living room wall ... after reading the other reviews decided to order this and take advantage of free shipping. Was skeptical about some people not being too pleased with the packaging as this is somewhat delicate. The tree arrived in good condition - although I do agree the bubble wrap could have been better. The leaves are a lovely shade of green and this is a large piece so definitely is an eye catcher. Looks great in our living room - I would say this is too nice to put outside. We are very happy with it.
Comments about Product: I have the twisted tree in my guest room. It is beautiful. Even prettier than the picture!. I was a little worried when I saw the box it arrived in, but all was well and I am very happy!
Comments about Product: This piece is such a wonderful addition to the front of my brown house. I have secured it to a wooden trellis and have ferns on either side of it-- it looks striking. I am so happy to have found this. I have never seen anything else like it.
Comments about Product: I live on a busy street with many walkers and I get compliments practically every time I am in the yard out front--I have it hanging on the front of my house between 2 2nd level shutters. Thank you--perfect!
Comments about Product: The tree wall art is so beautiful, colorful and absolutely compliments our new living room furniture. The quality is outstanding.We really like it and find ourselves looking at it often.
Comments about Product: I hung this beautiful tree in my hallway and it looks so awesome. After the holidays, I will hang it in the dining room. I will be putting wreaths in that spot for the holidays. It is great quality and just so beautiful. Easy to hang too. It does stick out a bit from the wall, but I can deal with that.
Comments about Product: I had been looking for quite some time for a "compliment" wall decor for the picture hanging I had up - two flowers, quite large prints. The tree made the three pieces a family!
Comments about Product: This piece of wall art is really nice - I love it!When I unpacked the tree I couldn't believe how big it was and couldn't decide where to hang it - it's now hanging in the kitchen above the sliding doors. A perfect spot for the tree!
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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!