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Vintage Metal Minnow Bucket With 5 lbs. Fatwood

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Vintage Metal Minnow Bucket With 5 lbs. Fatwood
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Description
Plow & Hearth Exclusive
Our exclusive vintage-style Minnow Bucket holds 5 lbs. of Fatwood and plenty of charm. Galvanized metal bucket is peppered with holes and sports a red fish on the front. A lid and wooden handle complete the picture.

When it's not holding Fatwood, use your bucket as a festive table accent at a crab feast or picnic. And it makes a great gift! Not water-tight.

• Minnow bucket with 5 lbs. Fatwood
• Vintage style metal bait bucket
• Galvanized metal with fishing bucket motif
• Wooden handle, fitted lid, hole puncturing detail
• Attractive storage and presentation of fatwood
• Great for for camp fires at the lodge, lake house, cottage

Dimensions
9-1/4" dia. x 9"H
5 lbs. Fatwood

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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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