Use similar or dissimilar colored bottles buried halfway in the ground to create a unique glass garden border or edging. Make a raised garden bed from wine bottles. Make a terrarium from an empty wine bottle or a bird feeder or glass hummingbird feeder.
Herein, what plants grow well in glass bottles?
20 Indoor Plants You Can Grow in Jars & Bottles
- Herbs. Herb varieties like basil, parsley, oregano, rosemary, chives, dill, cilantro, thyme, mint, and watercress can be grown in mason jars and glass bottles easily. …
- Pothos. …
- English Ivy. …
- Wandering Jew. …
- Watch Chain Plant. …
- House Holly Fern. …
- Cactus. …
- Aloe Vera.
Also know, why do people put glass bottles in garden?
Glass bottles began circulating through Africa, Egypt, and Mesopotamia in 1600 BC. The belief that spirits could live in these bottles quickly followed. The hope was that by hanging the bottles in a tree, evil spirits would find their way into the wine bottles and become stuck.
Can plants grow in glass containers?
Whether you are short on outdoor gardening space or just want an eye-catching indoor garden – glass bottle gardens are a carefree way to grow many of your favorite plants. Bottle gardens make excellent indoor focal points, especially when planted with colorful foliage and different textures.
Just clip a certain plant at the base of a leaf and place it in a glass vase filled with fresh water (bottled or filtered works best) – then watch the roots grow. It’s the easiest houseplant you’ll ever have, just keep the container filled with water. Depending on your vase be careful with direct sunlight.
Good Plants for Water
- Chinese evergreen (Aglaonemas)
- Dumbcane (Dieffenbachia)
- English ivy.
- Moses-in-a-cradle (Rhoeo)
- Wax plant.
The bottom of the bottle will need drainage holes to help with percolation of water so that the roots always have a fresh supply. You can do so by either drilling the holes or by hammering through with a small nail. You’ll need around 4-5 holes.
As for what you can make with your old wine bottles, the possibilities are endless:
- Homemade vases filled with flowers.
- Hanging bird feeders to encourage birdsong outside your window.
- Floating candle holders for birthdays, weddings and dinner parties.
- Elaborate lighting devices that hold real wires and bulbs.