For those who are growing their food here is a great idea that draws from ancient cultures, originating in Northern Africa. This serves to conserve water and is very simply demonstrated here with two videos. Follow the links for how to make your own olla from two terracotta pots. Note in the comments below the article, someone there uses plastic bottles with holes in sides and bottom … you’ll get it when you read the articles.
Here is the first video and links following:
How to make an olla: http://mouthfromthesouth.com/how-to-make-an-olla/
Happy gardening. In NZ’s neck of the global woods, Spring is here & being a little colder where I live, nevertheless folks are getting ready for Summer gardens.