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Plant a Bottle Tree Today

It's said by having a bottle tree in your yard, evil spirts trying to enter will be trapped inside and confused by the sunlight and color, unable to escape. I've always wanted one and this is elegant.

My bottle tree.  Love the dragon flies made from spark plugs and old forks.

My bottle tree. Love the dragon flies made from spark plugs and old forks.

Backyard Bottle Tree - this one is gorgeous!

I have always enjoyed bottle trees, especially when they don't look like a recycled mess. Stephanie Dwyer, Mississippi artist, creates these great metal art trees. I don't think any neighbor would complain!

Elmer Long, a grizzled retiree who made many dozens of bottle trees in the Mojave Desert (old Route 66, south of Barstow, California)

Elmer Long, a grizzled retiree who made many dozens of bottle trees in the Mojave Desert (old Route south of Barstow, California)

Finally! A use for those dead trees on the north side of the house

Bottle Tree Americana – a Great Green Garden and Eco-Living Idea - Shawna Coronado

In Gullah areas of the south, the color blue is most significant.  It is the color to ward off evil spirits.  Many houses have the window and door trims painted this bright blue.  Most bottle trees will have the blue bottles.

In Gullah areas of the south, the color blue is most significant. It is the color to ward off evil spirits. Many houses have the window and door trims painted this bright blue. Most bottle trees will have the blue bottles.

Pineapple Tree

This tree is 7 ft tall and holds 12 bottles.

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