Wine bottles may seem to have no relation to gardening. However, the bottles can bring unimagined convenience as long as they are properly and creatively used in gardens. If you happen to own many wine bottles and seemingly doesn’t know what to do with them, you shouldn’t worry as you will learn some of the incredible ways these items can be put into use in gardens.
1. Wine bottles garden fence
You can use empty wine bottles to mark your garden boundary, and the whole idea can be fascinating as long as you exercise some creativity while doing the work. For an outstanding garden look, you can creatively mix the wine bottles colors judging by the dominant color displayed by the plants you have in the garden.
2. Garden watering system
If you are planning to be away from home and probably wondering how you can fix your garden watering needs, wine bottles can offer some immense help. You can use the wine bottles for drip irrigation, and the only task that will be needed on your part would be to drill a small hole on the bottle cork so that water can drip from the bottle at a reasonable flow rate. Besides, you can invest your time on how you can make the bottle assume the right position and that is a task that promises not to consume much of your thinking.
3. Growing plants in wine bottles
If you own numerous wine bottles, you can cut them to an appropriate height and fill the bottom half with fertile soil. You can consider plants such as cacti or succulents. If they grow accordingly, you will be treated an amazing plant look and feel.
4. Garden gabions made from wine bottles
Soil erosion does pose great threats to the existence of gardens, and the best way such minor soil movements can be kept is by building gabion systems around a garden. Instead of opting for stone-filled gabions, you can replace the stones with wine bottles. Your garden will give you an impressive look while keeping soil movements in check at the same time.
5. Garden watering fountain
Water fountains are a great way of adding a beautiful look to gardens. Instead of throwing away the empty wine bottles you have, you can beautifully arrange them to assume a water fountain. You may have to connect the bottles with an external water source, and also make tiny holes at the bottom of the holes so that they can continually receive water from the source by means of pipes.
6. Wine bottle flower vase
Depending on the look you may want your wine bottle vase to assume, you will need to cut an empty bottle as per your creative requirements. Besides, you can tuck the flowers in the wine bottle without resorting to cutting it.
7. Wine bottles garden decorations
Many homeowners prefer to add some artistic touch to their gardens by using hanged flower vases. You can replace the hanging decorations with wine bottles. For an even better look, you can first apply some decorations to the bottles before hanging them over your garden.
8. Wine Bottle Bird Feeder
Birds do frequent gardens and you can beautifully welcome them by having their favorite grains inside wine bottles. You may have to exercise somehow a different form of creativity since birds demonstrate different feeding behaviors and personalities. You can cut the bottom most section of the wine bottle so that the bird feed can slowly flow the bottle.
9. Decorating the garden with wine bottles crafted to assume different shapes and designs
For instance, you can make wine bottles to assume the shape of a peacock assuming that you creativity skills are good enough. You can pick different colored bottles for the tail of the peacock and may be rely on a peacock wireframe model to come up with something that is realistic and enjoyable.
10. Wine bottle garden chandelier
If you wish to adopt this wine bottle use, you will have to cut the bottles you have into equal halves, select the right plants and a hanging frame that you can use to make the chandelier hover over the garden. This use is best applicable in gardens that have relatively tall string trees that the chandeliers can hang.
These amazing wine bottle garden uses are simple to apply. If you have limited ideas on how you can turn the empty bottles into some meaningful use, you can as well fill them with water which you can later use to water the garden when water shortages set in.