Our Windowsill Herb Garden Kit lets you cultivate organic herbs right on your windowsill for an beautiful, delicious kitchen accent. This easy-to-use kit contains everything you need to grow basil, cilantro, oregano, parsley and thyme. Makes a great gift for green thumbs and chefs alike.
• Indoor herb garden kit • Easy-to-use kit includes everything you need • Grow basil, cilantro, oregano, parsley and thyme right in your kitchen • A great gift!
Size 8-1/2" dia. x 7-1/2"H
Shipping Allow 1-2 weeks for delivery. Cannot ship to a PO Box. Ships within the 48 contiguous states only.
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Comments about Product: This gift was for my sister in WI, and she seemed very pleased with it. I had one similar before, and it was fun growing my own herbs, but I didn't have a proper window for it. My sister has the perfect window, so I thought it was the perfect gift!!
Comments about Product: I purchased an indoor herb window garden as a gift. It was shipped right away and arrived even before the expected date. The receiver of the gift loved it and said it was perfect for someone living in a big city apartment. She said it looked great.
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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!