Rain gutter gardens - This is a twist on the self-watering planters. The difference here is that the rain gutter works to provide a water reservoir for MANY planters. No need to fill each individually! Genius!
Drip irrigation- Another pinner said: I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!
Natural Weed Control...Cornmeal. Sprinkle on garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. It will keep any seeds from germinating so don't use in vegetable garden until plants are established.