How to make DIY Ollas: Low Tech Self-Watering Systems for Plants
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How to make DIY Ollas: Low Tech Self-Watering Systems for Plants

How to make inexpensive ollas using terracotta pots. A clever way to keep plants watered in both the greenhouse and outdoors. Slow-release watering around growing plants Using an Olla is a great way to keep plants watered, especially in dry regions and in the height of summer. The way they work is by slowly releasing…

Growing tiny Red & Yellow Currant Tomatoes
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Growing tiny Red & Yellow Currant Tomatoes

Hundreds of Marble and Pearl sized tomatoes If you’ve not yet heard of ‘Red Currant‘ and ‘Yellow Currant‘ tomatoes then you’re in for a treat. These unusual heirloom plants are the ancestors of modern tomato varieties and produce literally hundreds of fruits the size of a marble or smaller. Found growing wild on a Peruvian beach…