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3-Tier Plant Stand

New! 3-Tier Plant Stand

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38771
$149.95
8'6" x 13' Seaside Circles Area Rug

New! Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Seaside Circles Area Rug

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38840
$39.95 - $449.95
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8'6" x 13' Seaside Hexagon Area Rug

New! Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Seaside Hexagon Area Rug

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38339
$39.95 - $449.95
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8'6" x 13' Seaside Scrolled Area Rug

New! Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Seaside Scrolled Area Rug

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38833
$39.95 - $449.95
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Bright Glass Outdoor Side Table

New! Bright Glass Outdoor Side Table

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38226
$49.95
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Bright Wicker Hanging Basket

New! Bright Wicker Hanging Basket

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53863
$5.95 - $39.95
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Camp Stripe Surry Rug, 7'10" x 10'10"

New! Camp Stripe Surry Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Area Rug

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38901
$19.95 - $249.95
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Color-Changing Lighted Shimmer Globe Set

New! Color-Changing Lighted Shimmer Globe

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53855
$49.95 - $99.95
Colorful Wicker Folding Dining Table and 4 Stacking Chairs

New! Colorful Wicker Stacking Chairs And Folding Tables

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39012
$99.95 - $599.95
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Damask Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Rug, 7'1" x 11'5"

New! Damask Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Four-Seasons Anywhere Rug

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38556
$29.95 - $249.95
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Dragonflies Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Rug, 7'10" x 9'10"

New! Dragonflies Indoor/Outdoor Polypropylene Rug

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39703
$29.95 - $249.95
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Easy Care Resin Wicker Chairs And Coffee Table Set

New! Easy Care Resin Wicker Chairs And Coffee Table Set

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39107
$109.95 - $299.95
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Easy Care Resin Wicker Chaise

New! Easy Care Resin Wicker Chaise And End Table

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39005
$79.95 - $249.95
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Easy Care Resin Wicker Hanging Basket

New! Easy Care Resin Wicker Hanging Basket

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53860
$5.95 - $39.95
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Easy Care Resin Wicker Love Seat, Chairs And Coffee Table Set

New! Easy Care Resin Wicker Love Seat, Chairs And Coffee Table Set

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39106
$109.95 - $499.95
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Easy Care Resin Wicker Pull Up Table

New! Easy Care Resin Wicker Pull Up Table

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39008
$129.95
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Easy Care Resin Wicker Rectangular Planter

New! Easy Care Resin Wicker Rectangular Planter

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53862
$149.95
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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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