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Want to stay organized? Plow & Hearth's collection of storage solutions can help with all your storage needs. Many of our storage containers and storage bins double as fine furniture, so you can add order and beauty to your home at the same time. You'll find clever storage bins that fit in small, compact spaces, and storage cabinets that blend with your décor. Find storage ottomans that enhance your décor while providing handy media storage. Store outdoor gear while providing a place to sit and put on or take off shoes with a Plow & Hearth storage bench in your entryway.
Handcrafted Linen Cupboard

Handcrafted Linen Cupboard

4.100000|10
3955
$999.95
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Large Braided Basket

Braided Cotton/Poly Baskets

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39271
$39.95 - $59.95
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Scalloped Edge Side Table With Drawer

Scalloped Edge Side Table With Drawer

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39933
$199.95
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Upholstered Storage Bench

Upholstered Storage Bench

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39798
$199.95
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Compact Electric Stove

Compact Electric Stove

4.200000|96
12435
$99.95
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USA-Made Pine Quilt Rack

USA-Made Pine Quilt Rack

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39797
$99.95
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Metal Coffee Mug Tree

Metal Coffee Mug Tree

3.900000|7
83917
$39.95
Personalized Toy Chest

Personalized Toy Chest

3.500000|4
33961
$199.95 - $219.95
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Square Inflatable Indoor Ottoman Pouf

Inflatable Indoor Ottoman Pouf

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39159
$39.95 - $79.95
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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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