Have you discovered ollas yet? Don’t worry if you haven’t, you’re only about 3,000 or so years behind the ancient peoples who used these in early agriculture.

Here’s Austin’s Natural Gardener John Dromgoole explaining about ollas, clay pots that disseminate water to your ground from underground.

They’re easy and water efficient. Dromgoole also mentioned the “Plant Nanny,” a sort of mini-olla.

Find out more about about this ancient water-saving technology, and where to buy ollas made in the US, at EcoBayou, a guide to the green and sharing economy.