Picture of the Week – Wine Bottle Garden!

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Wine Bottle Garden!

This week’s picture comes from a backyard garden experiment I am working on. I started a square foot (raised bed) garden a few years ago to avoid having to dig through all the clay soil I have in my backyard in Raleigh. Only problem I had was the wood frame I built around it to hold the soil in started to rot from all the exposure to the elements. So, I decided to get rid of the wood and repurpose empty wine bottles to create a new boarder around my garden. The only problem is I don’t drink that much wine these days!

Fortunately my friends at Vinos Finos y Picadas, a wine & tapas bar in Lafayette Village, had lots of empty bottles they were kind enough to donate for my project. I still need to add a few more bottles to round out the boarder and then plan to add some deer-resistant flowers and ornamental plants. I’ll post a follow up picture later this summer once it is all in full bloom.

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2 responses to “Picture of the Week – Wine Bottle Garden!

  1. Great idea for recycling the wine bottles 😉

  2. Thanks Yvonne! I think it turned out great if I do say so myself! 🙂

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