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Dig gardening? You won’t have to root around to find the latest yard and garden items from Plow & Hearth! From new decorative garden accents to new ergonomic gardening tools, we have the hottest trends in yard and gardening right here. Our exclusive yard and garden items includes easy-on-your back garden tools and more.
Decorative Glass Garden Panes

New! Decorative Glass Garden Panes

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53943
$49.95
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Lutyens Wood Garden Bench With Folding Design

New! Lutyens Wood Garden Bench With Folding Design

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$199.95
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Solar Broad Leaf Wind Spinner

New! Solar Broad Leaf Wind Spinner

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53935
$99.95
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Solar Color-Changing Flyer Spinner

New! Solar Color-Changing Flyer Spinner

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53941
$69.95
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Double Helix Metal Wind Spinner

New! Double Helix Metal Wind Spinner

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53925
$159.95
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3-Tier Plant Stand

New! 3-Tier Plant Stand

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$149.95
Animal Rain Gauge With Glass Tube

New! Animal Rain Gauge With Glass Tube

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$1.95 - $12.95
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Celtic Knot Garden Bench

New! Celtic Knot Garden Bench

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$99.95
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Classic Solar Post Cap Lights, Set of 2

New! Classic Solar Post Cap Lights, Set of 2

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$49.95
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Hanging Frog On A Branch

New! Hanging Frog On A Branch

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53875
$29.95
Miniature Fairy Garden Camper

New! Miniature Fairy Garden Campground Accents

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53931
$29.95 - $39.95
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Peaceful Dove Metal Garden Bench

Peaceful Dove Metal Garden Bench

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38380
$149.95
Resin Outdoor Duck Statue In Rain Boots And Hat

Resin Outdoor Duck Statue In Rain Boots And Hat

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$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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