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Upcycling Wine Bottles to a Plant Nanny

Need some help watering the plants while you're out of town... or maybe forget about them while you're in town. :/ Save up a few wine bottles and corks and make yourself a plant nanny.

To see more: http://diy-vintage-chic.blogspot.com/2012/08/upcycling-wine-bottle-to-plant-nanny.html

Ask the creator about this project

  • Vivian S
    Vivian S Harper Woods, MI
    on Aug 23, 2012

    Becky, how long did it take the water to drain out?

  • Eclectically Vintage - Kelly
    Eclectically Vintage - Kelly New York, NY
    on Aug 24, 2012

    Oh, do I have plenty of spare wine bottles!

  • Becky W
    Becky W Ballwin, MO
    on Aug 24, 2012

    Vivian, for the ficus tree I put them in there almost 4 weeks ago now and both bottles still have about 1/3 full of water. I'm really thinking about making bottles for ALL of my plants.... I just need to find a few bottles that are a little smaller for some of my tiny pots.

  • Joni
    Joni Duxbury, MA
    on Aug 24, 2012

    i had a problem with the dirt getting stuck in the neck of the bottle

  • Becky W
    Becky W Ballwin, MO
    on Aug 24, 2012

    Joni, check out my blog so you have the step-by-step directions. The cork shouldn't be letting in any dirt.

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