Answer: The overall idea is to place a slowly leaking container of water near the root zone of the plant. This delivers water directly to where it is needed, provides the recommended slow deep soaking, and reduces evaporation loss. It is also possible to deliver a precise amount of water without waste. Finally, it does not require expensive equipment. Nearly any container will do as long as you can make very small pinhole sized holes in it. Recycled milk jugs or plastic buckets for instance are good examples. Make a tiny hole in the bottom of the bucket so that the water escapes very slowly, fill the bucket periodically depending on the watering needs of the plant and that's all there is to it.
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