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Merino Wool Corina Cardigan With Single-Button Front

Merino Wool Corina Cardigan With Single-Button Front

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70629
$129.95
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UGG® Australia Bailey Button Boots

UGG® Australia Bailey Button Boots

4.800000|12
70949
$164.95
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UGG® Australia Shearling Coquette Slippers

UGG® Australia Shearling Coquette Slippers

5.000000|5
7096
$119.95
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UGG® Australia Women's Dakota Moccasin Slippers

UGG® Australia Women's Dakota Moccasin Slippers

4.600000|9
70570
$99.95
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Women's Slip-On Rubber And Neoprene Floral Garden Shoe

Women's Slip-On Rubber And Neoprene Floral Garden Shoe

4.700000|10
72082
$39.95
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Men's Irish Wool Cardigan

Authentic Irish Fishermen's Cable Knit Wool Sweaters

4.900000|25
70267
$99.95 - $129.95
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UGG® Australia Women's Soft-Knit Cardy Boot with Button Accents

UGG® Australia Women's Soft-Knit Cardy Boot with Button Accents

4.500000|4
70951
$9.95 - $149.95
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UGG® Australia Men's Cut-To-Fit Sheepskin Insoles

UGG® Australia Cut-To-Fit Sheepskin Insoles

4.600000|66
7716
$14.95
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Women's Boiled Wool Dog Slippers with Non-Slip Soles

Women's Boiled Wool Dog Slippers with Non-Slip Soles

4.700000|6
70600
$76.95
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Lightweight Bandless Polyester-Fleece Earbags

Lightweight Bandless Polyester-Fleece Earbags

4.700000|69
7722
$14.95
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UGG® Australia Women's Classic Sheepskin Tall Boots

UGG® Australia Women's Classic Sheepskin Tall Boots

4.900000|18
7093
$194.95
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Men's Indoor/Outdoor Sheepskin Side-Wrap Slipper

Side Wrap Slippers

5.000000|4
70955
$64.95
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Child's Wool Irish Fishermen's Crewneck Sweater

Child's Wool Irish Fishermen's Crewneck Sweater

0
70683
$49.99
$79.95
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Fleece Gloves

Fleece Gloves

5.000000|4
7163
$19.95
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Sale Men's Super-Soft Peruvian Cotton Life is good® Crusher Tee

Life is good® Crusher Tees

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71189
$19.99
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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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