Ollas: Unglazed Clay Pots Water Your Garden Easily

watering plants with ollas

An olla is a terra cotta clay pot that is buried neck deep in a garden, raised bed or container. The unglazed clay pot is filled with water and plants are planted around it. As the roots of the plants dry up the soil, fresh water is drawn through the walls of the porous olla. Continue reading

How To Build a Keyhole Garden

keyhole gardening

Living in an arid climate or an area plagued by drought can make traditional gardening nearly impossible. But with a sustainable gardening technique called keyhole gardening, used in areas as dry as sub-sahara Africa, growing … Continue reading