Gardening is a popular hobby amongst people all over the world. Gardeners are endlessly testing new methods for the most effective ways to cultivate their crops, but surely not everyone has heard of this. The water absorbing crystal hydrogels called polymers absorb incredible amounts of water, only to release the water to plant roots at a later time. This is so awesome an idea to use this trick for the drought season in California for planting, and gardening as a means of conserving water. Grant Thompson, better known as the “King of Random,” uses a common diaper to demonstrate an especially odd trick on instructables with the hydrogels that ensures house plants are getting the tender loving care they deserve.