Originally Posted by RigglePLC
Here is a link if you want to apply your own water-absorbing gel.
Absorbs 400 times it own weight in water--and releases it slowly.
Someone please buy it and try it, to see if it really has any beneficial effect. Side by side tests with photos please.
They claim about 50 percent reduction in water needs. Rain Maker.
PHC Terra sorb !
potassium-based co-polymer hydrogels are better than sodium-based ones. The problem with them is that they photodegrade. They need to be "installed" below the soil surface.
You want something that is "water-smart" check out Hydretain!