Inexpensive & creative ways to stop wasting water

A raised garden in full bloom
Photo of author’s raised garden, featuring tomatoes and kale

It’s no secret that our world is getting warmer, and that brings a whole new host of challenges to gardeners. We’re forced to either adapt and get creative in keeping our gardens watered, or watch them all shrivel and die in the crushing heat.

I don’t know about you, but…

Terrific piece! So helpful that I made notes! Reflectors for my tomatoes, grow up, not out...I'm building raised beds this year with an eye towards carrots, beets and corn. I grew wonderful potatoes in (never used) plastic garbage cans, I don't see why that wouldn't work for you! Can't wait for your next piece!

Carolyn McBride

I’m a self-sufficiency enthusiast driven by the desire to learn. I’m a reader, a gardener, lover of good chocolate, coffee and life in the woods.

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