Irrigation spikes - attach these spikes to old soft drink bottles to create an efficient irrigation system for your garden! The slow-drip design delivers water deep into the soil, so your plants stay nourished while you save time watering.
Install a rain gauge and use it to keep tabs on how much moisture your landscape is receiving. Most gardens do just fine on one inch of moisture a week, so if rainfall is generous there's no need to water your yard. And, if you are using an automatic irrigation system, check the rain gauge to make sure you are not wasting water.
Even large containers have to be watered every day in GA. Many people have automatic sprinklers that drip their pots. If you don't, and you hand water, your pots will die if you leave town. This person's inexpensive travel solution seems like a good idea.
Make an automatic irrigation system with an empty wine bottle, concrete and some scrap wood. Check out the website for the full instructions and material list! http://www.homemade-modern.com/ep49-self-watering-concrete-planter/