Planting a vegetable garden in pots - Place raw uncracked egg in bottom. As it decomposes, it naturally fertilizes your mini- veg garden. Do outside of course! wonder if this really works or just stinks up the back yard.
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas Dig a hole for your seasonal plants and fill it with an empty plastic pot. Now you can just drop your seasonal flowers (or herbs and veggies) in there and easily switch them out once ready to retire.
Turn Storage Containers into Self Watering Tomato Planters
In addition to recycling plastic bottles and jugs for watering slowly, try to recycle your waste water for the garden. Water collected in rain barrels, or water from the bath or laundry can be used in the garden. I'd probably use glass bottles.