I have been thinking a lot about water-efficient gardening as the drought marches on here in Central Texas. Wicking beds are popular in dry areas, but I wanted to see if I could make something completely free of plastic and all of the potentially hazardous chemicals that come with it. Bentonite clay seems to be the answer – read on to see the step – by- step process I used to make my raised bed use as little water as possible!
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