Bottle trees originated in Africa, came to America during the slave trading. Bottles are hung so "bad spirits" are caught inside only to be released if the bottle breaks. I love mine, haven't caught any spirits yet because I live in the north and my bottles hang upside down so they don't freeze in the winter

Bottle trees originated in Africa, came to America during the slave trading. Bottles are hung so "bad spirits" are caught inside only to be released if the bottle breaks. I love mine, haven't caught any spirits yet because I live in the north and my bottles hang upside down so they don't freeze in the winter

bottle tree with sunflowers bet your going to see one or more of these in my yard.

bottle tree with sunflowers bet your going to see one or more of these in my yard.

Whimsical and colorful garden gate entry arch made with different colored glass bottles and swirled metal wire (heavy!) plus other bits and objects.

Whimsical and colorful garden gate entry arch made with different colored glass bottles and swirled metal wire (heavy!) plus other bits and objects.

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