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glass bottle planter

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a recipe by
Valeree Dunbar
Sparta, MI

I found this idea on facebook and just had to share it here. It makes a really cute planter and is self watering. love it.

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prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For glass bottle planter

  • glass bottle
  • yarn
  • nail polish remover
  • candle
  • potting soil
  • water
  • oil lantern wick thread
  • small plant

How To Make glass bottle planter

  • 1
    Glass Bottle Cutting: Soak a piece of yard in nail polish remover. tie around bottle. light with a lit candle or lighter all the way around for about 10-15 seconds.
  • 2
    dip in bowl of cold water and you will have a perfect split everytime. Be sure to wear gloves and safety glasses just in case.
  • 3
    Invert the top of your bottle into the bottom piece. Before filling with dirt and planting, thread some oil lantern wick thread through the top and down the bottle neck. This will absorb the water up into the soil giving you a self watering planter.