Outdoor Bottle Tree | Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Bottle Tree - The origin of Bottle Trees.

The Kanapaha Botanical Gardens in Gainesville, Florida, USA, has a beautiful blue bottle tree.

The history of bottle trees is pretty interesting.

You feel great when you are outside, here are some cool garden ideas to inspire. Create random focal points, quirky sculptures and mad plan.

Bottle Tree stump....instead of putting bottles in trash can outside?

Could use landscape timber with hypertuf cover with nailing before the hypertufa paint to look like wood stump Bottle Tree stump.instead of putting bottles in trash can outside?

. To this day the bottle tree has hung on as a symbol of the rural South, and they’re often simply constructed on dead trees by sliding bottles of any color over the bare branches. Nowadays it seems every garden or nursery or blog I visit has a bottle tree. (If you have one, why not leave a link to a photo in the comments? Let’s show them off!) It’s a fun, colorful, and economical piece of yard art.

To this day the bottle tree has hung on as a symbol of the rural South. So I must have one at my new NORTHERN house!

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DIY Bottle Tree

This looks like my bottle tree on steroids. The V Spot: DIY Wine Bottle Crafts

Possibly the cutest little tree I've ever seen! Mission: find numerous colored bottles!

My bottle tree! I love this bottle tree! Trying to gather ideas for one. and wooden dowels plus colorful wine bottles

One branch serves as a bottle tree, with carriage screws supporting an assortment of blue bottles.Photo by: Pam Penick

One branch serves as a bottle tree, with carriage screws supporting an assortment of blue bottles.Photo by: Pam Penick (ideas for dead tree art)

bottle trees | EMBRACE PROHIBITION (Bottle Trees – A New Englander’s View ...

EMBRACE PROHIBITION (Bottle Trees – A New Englander’s View)

I found this cobalt Bottle Garden not far from my home.There is a traditional Bottle Tree at the far end. With over 400 bottles/glass pieces in her garden, some have inevitably self-seeded across the street.

Tall Solar-Powered Metal Bottle Tree Garden Stake 72"H with 9 Lighted Branches!!!   Love, love, love this

Tall Solar-Powered Metal Bottle Tree Garden Stake 72"H with 9 Lighted Branches

Tall Solar Powered Metal Bottle Tree Garden Stake 72 H with 9 Lighted Branches

Bottle Trees were sometimes placed near the entrance to the house, so the spirits did not enter the house with you. The spirits would become mesmerized by the play of the sunlight through the colors of the glass, and become trapped inside the bottles. The bottles were periodically corked and thrown into the river to wash away the unwanted spirits. In another variation of this theme, the spirits are also trapped in the bottles, but are said to be destroyed when the sun comes out the next…

Bottle Trees were sometimes placed near the entrance to the house, so the spirits did not enter the house with you. The spirits would become mesmerized by the play of the sunlight through the colors of the glass, and become trapped inside the bottles.

Metal Bottle Tree | rainbow bottle tree we offer several different types of bottle trees ...

Aluminum Bottle Arch (tree)-love the recycling of glass bottles in the garden as sculptures!

Spotted this gorgeous light fixture at Epcot. It's just green wine bottles + copper-painted PVC pipe, so great DIY potential!

Quick tip: To remove labels, place wine bottle into pre-heated oven for 10 minutes. Use a spatula to lift up one corner of the label, and it will easily peel off taking most of the adhesive with it. You may have just a smidgeon to wash off.

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