Along with the heat wave that's been beating down most of the country, we've also been experiencing a dry spell. If you're anything like me, you're struggling to find good ways to keep your garden alive without using too much water. Here's one super easy tip that I just learned:Leave it to Martha Stewart to come up with this no-brainer, why didn't I think of that?, idea. Rather than taking produce from your vegetable garden inside to rinse off, simply hose them off right over the plant itself. Use a perforated bowl to collect the veggies, and the water that drains through the bowl will water your plants. It's water time saving!
Rachel is an Chicago-based architect and LEED Accredited Professional. When she's not designing homes, she enjoys spending her free time traveling, gardening, and playing with her french bulldog.
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