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.
The swing at the "End of the World" in Baños, Ecuador. (South America) >> This is both completely amazing, and completely scary! I don't think I would have the nerve to actually sit on the swing. never-mind the fact that I love swinging!