GardeningBuild A Ollas For Drought Garden Watering Technique

Build A Ollas For Drought Garden Watering Technique

This creative step by step tutorial of how to build a Ollas as a drought garden watering technique that conserves water by reaching the roots without evaporation. In this case, an Ollas is two  unglazed ceramic gardening pots bonded together that will be buried underground with only a small hole exposed to be filled with a garden hose.  After the Ollas is filled, the water will slowly release underground to quench the thirst of garden plant’s roots.

Even if this year’s garden growing season is coming to a close for most people, we can continue to learn new skills throughout the year.

Drought is an extended period when a region receives a deficiency in its water supply, whether atmospheric, surface or ground water. You can check daily at the U.S Drought Monitor website to glimpse how your state categorized by clicking here.

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Click here to read how to build a ollas for drought gardening in an effort to conserve water and grow a bountiful harvest:


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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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