If you are having a terrible problem with keeping up with the watering, but you love your pots too much to get rid of them, have a serious think about micro-irrigation.
It isn’t quick to set up or cheap; but once you have it, you save a lot of water and enormous amounts of time and effort.
Don’t be overwhelmed, for a few pots it is simple and straightforward, all you need is an outdoor tap to start with.
Let me know if it is something you are interested in and we can have a look at it.
These links are from sales site, and are also quite technical. Shop around before you buy.