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Outdoor Shelter & Shade

Dining on the patio or relaxing in your backyard is a great way to spend a warm summer day. Having the hot sun beat down on you for hours on end? Not so much. Like sunscreen and an ice cold drink, outdoor shelter and shade is essential for surviving the sun. Our collection of outdoor shades, sheer panels and curtains will put a barrier between you and the sun, while still allowing the fresh air to flow through. Our colorful umbrellas offer superb outdoor shelter and shade whether you're sitting at a table or reclining in your favorite chaise. Window awnings block glare and help to keep your interior cool. Pergolas add an architectural element to your landscape while providing outdoor shelter and shade.

16'5" Fade-Resistant Sunblocking Triangle Shade Sail

Triangle Shade Sail

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64096
$79.95 - $99.95
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9' Wooden Umbrella With Pulley

Classic Market Umbrellas

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36030
$59.95 - $199.95
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108"L Olefin Outdoor Grommet-Top Curtain Panel

Olefin Outdoor Grommet Top Curtain Panels

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35767
$29.99 - $44.99
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54" x 96"L  Outdoor Tab Sheer Panel

Outdoor Velcro® Curtains Tab Sheer Panel

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70856
$39.95 - $49.95
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Umbrella Mosquito Net

Umbrella Mosquito Net

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91252
$29.95
108"L x 54"W Outdoor UV-Resistant Sheer Grommet-Top Panel

UV Resistant Outdoor Grommet-Top Sheer Panel

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34042
$49.95 - $59.95
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72"W Magnetic, Hands-Free Door Screen

Magnetic, Hands-Free Door Screen

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63279
$49.95 - $79.95
Portland Pergola

Portland Pergola

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34804
$99.95 - $899.95
UV-Resistant Outdoor 50"W x 108"L Grommet-Top Curtain

UV-Resistant Outdoor Grommet-Top Curtains

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21227
$59.95 - $69.95
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Venetian Pergola

Venetian Pergola

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34805
$99.95 - $1599.95
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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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