A flourishing garden takes a lot of time and effort. An olla can help you spend less time watering and more time enjoying your garden. An olla is a ceramic vessel that you bury in your garden bed.
After you fill the olla with water, it will slowly leak the water into the soil. Instead of having to water several times a week, you only have to fill the olla about once a week, and keep an eye on its water level. If you live in an especially hot area, you may need to fill your olla more frequently since more water will be lost to evaporation. When you refill your olla, check for any stagnant water. If there is any, make sure to remove it. Generally though, you shouldn't have issues with bugs breeding in the water since the olla opening is covered. An olla is also useful for keeping your garden beds watered while you're on holidays.