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Richmond Vertical Wall Plaque

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Richmond Vertical Wall Plaque

Richmond Vertical Wall Plaque
$59.95In Stock!
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Custom-made in the USA from recycled cast aluminum, our Richmond Vertical Wall Plaque features raised gold-hued lettering on your choice of background color. Powder-coat finish protects it from the elements. Accommodates up to seven vertical characters, spaces or numbers.

Available Colors
Antique Copper

4" x 19"H

Specify up to five 3"H characters or
seven 1-3/4"H characters

Allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.
5.0 (based on 2 customer reviews)

By Horse Haven
FromLos Alamos, CA
High qualiity
Comments about Product:
This is a solid, well cast, painted sign. Classic look and it lasts a long time. I have had one on the side fence for a couple of years and it still looks great but UPS still couldn't find this house so the new one is on a post by itself by the road. It is classy enough to look good by itself. Thanks for having it made from recycled products too.A Fan

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By Naomi
FromYakima, Wa
absolutely satisfied
Comments about Product:
easy to read

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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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