To Bottle Tree Lovers

Gypsy_NC(Zone 7b)April 3, 2011

Hi! wanted to share a picture of my bottle tree - I have a lot more bottles to go on but I need to put on more nails/screws. Some of the bottles are sentimental, too - my daughter and I are in theatre and there are bottles on the tree from "Little Shop of Horrors" and "Footloose".

Kirk - I love your blue bottle tree but the pic on your facebook page blew me away. Great to see a pic of authentic bottle trees. I love these things!

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It's very unique and already shaping up nicely. I like the different shape and there's plenty of room to grow. Great job!

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 8:57PM
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puggranny(Zone 8)

Great idea and so unique!!!!

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 10:00PM
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I love "real" bottle trees! Yours is nicely shaped too. I have been meaning to ask bottle tree owners ... do they make any sound when the wind blows through them? I thought of putting one in my yard but didn't want to put it too close to the houses in case it made noise.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 1:25AM
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Love the trees AND the bottles!
They are wonderful~

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 11:01AM
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Looks great! Enjoy! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 11:33AM
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Gypsy_NC(Zone 7b)

Luna- I haven't heard any of the bottles make any sounds, maybe because of the angle they are at? Our tree is about 20' or so from the house.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 7:43PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

that is a wonderful bottle tree.
I think the ones that make sound have the bottles hanging with the holes upward. When te wind blows across the noise is made.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2011 at 9:01PM
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