Bottles in the garden or garden in a bottle - we create beauty with their own hands

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Landscape Design
13 May 2016

Plants need people not only as a source of food and oxygen.The human psyche and the brain need to be contemplating these green treasures of nature, such a spectacle not only meets aesthetic requirements but also a beneficial effect on mood and health.It is well-known residents of large cities, with a special heat-related gardens, parks.And plants are common in homes and offices, bringing in a little concrete jungle wildlife.One of the finest ways to build green corner in the urban environment - is to make a miniature garden in a bottle.


Video master class on creating a garden in a bottle ↑

Garden in the bottle and its features ↑

mini garden in a glass bottle - this is the perfect solution for those plants that are sensitive to humidity.It is no secret that many of the townspeople g

reen friends do not tolerate dryness that occurs during operation of the central heating.Fans of very moist air will feel much better being in a confined space, the container can be hermetically sealed, even!Such a community can survive for a long time, due to the balance of oxygen and hydrocarbon occurring inside.Creating a garden in a bottle with their hands will require time and patience, but it will also look unusual and stylish.

composition is generally chosen for the plant with beautiful foliage.Flowering - not the most appropriate for a closed container element: the petals fall off quickly and the plants will have to clean up.Make a colorful garden can be due to variegated forms.Combining dark green, yellow, off-white, striped and spotted leaves, you can achieve amazing effects and combinations.Another vector for creativity - form.The monochrome mass, both black and white photography, the quirks of nature that created the amazing variety of shape, will look particularly striking.

garden in a bottle
Garden on the corner of a desk - a reality!

necessary elements mini garden ↑

poured on the bottom of the vessel and land drainage.You will also need charcoal, which is absolutely necessary if the container is closed.Well in these gardens look moss.Lovely composition obtained by adding to plants scenic stones, pieces of wood, driftwood.You can use and miniature figurines, similar to the Garden figures.

Garden Plants in the bottle is chosen small, slowly increasing the green mass, with a small root system and high demanding to humidity.In addition, they must be sufficient shade-tolerant, since light inside the vessel is not too much.This is especially ferns, which are simply designed for closed moist semi-dark space.Amazing maidenhair, pteris and Pell will feel comfortable in these conditions for a long time to please their graceful delicate foliage.

Also pay attention to selyaginellu, is an excellent groundcover for a mini-garden.If the container is large enough, you can take the small-leaved begonia, such a plant will look good in the center of the composition.You can also put in a bottle of some bromeliads, or decorate it with a miniature orchid.Another genus of plants, other than slow growth, leaves and spectacular form of the relative unpretentiousness - ivy.

Often you can find photos and a garden in a bottle composed of succulents.Because the inhabitants of the desert are not accustomed to high humidity, they require special care: the soil for them is chosen very carefully watered very seldom and promptly remove all the remains of the dead.These measures will help to avoid rot and fungal diseases.

Home mini garden
variegated leaves adorn the garden is not worse than colors

How to make a garden in a bottle ↑

In order to make a garden in a bottle will fit almost any glass containers, from the aquarium to the flask or glass.Additionally required:

  • wooden sticks;
  • spoon with a long handle;
  • reel from the yarn;
  • funnel of thick paper;
  • safety razor or other sharp cutting tool;
  • piece of thick wire with a sponge on the end of which it will be possible to clean the glass.
instrument landing
Tools Required

first into the bottle through the funnel is filled drainage, the thickness of which must be at least 3 cm, and the upper layer composed of charcoal.Thereafter, the substrate is placed on a pre-moistened with water abundantly.The composition of the substrate depends on the plants, which are supposed to be put in a bottle.

composition garden should consider in advance, because the objects change from place to place in the process will be quite difficult, moreover, this may damage the delicate miniature plants.Please make a landing on the edges, and then - in the center, large specimens should be made in the bottle earlier ones.

planted plants one by one, each time a spoon digging small holes.Taking the bottle of the future residents of the pot, he carefully cut earthen room to become smaller, the more rapid growth of green mass is not desirable.If the narrow neck of the bottle, making the plant inside, holding it between wooden sticks.

When planting is finished, tamped ground coil, impaled on a stick, clean the glass with a sponge and spray the entire composition with water from a spray bottle.Now you can plug the bottle and put in a light place - a garden in a bottle ready.It is undesirable to place it in direct sunlight - this will provoke too much evaporation, and high humidity may cause rotting of the plant.Some tenants of the mini-garden in a bottle can actively proliferate, and they have to be cut from time to time.

As used plastic bottles in the garden ↑

glass vessels florists have been used.And what about the plastic bottles?It turns out for them designers and craftsmen have come up with home use.The original colors of the bottles to adorn the shady corner of the garden or playground.To create such a plastic flower suit any part of the bottle top or bottom.Cutting petals (but you can also make and stamens and sepals) they are bent with scissors or make a wavy, slightly melting lighter.When the flower is ready, it is covered with colored nail varnish or paint.

from plastic bottle
plastic surface easily into any shape with a lighter

Important!If in the process of manufacturing the plastic flower is heated, it is necessary to carry out this procedure before an open window, and after the room is well ventilated.When burning plastic stands out a lot of harmful substances, which is not necessary to breathe.

Garden provides plenty of opportunities for creativity, it was found in the place, and plastic bottles.Convenient of these borders, which require less effort, easy to navigate and look much nicer concrete.Of course, the plastic bottle - ideal container for growing seedlings.Large plants are convenient to plant one in the base and making a longitudinal section can get a long boat for mass planting.

very popular garden pigs, which are made from plastic bottles of various shapes.This little animal can be placed in a garden figurines or cut the top, use it to create flower beds.After a few cuts and the resulting tilting the petals can be made from a plastic bottle turntable.Produced by this invention noise will scare away small animals and birds, intending to eat the harvest

second life of a plastic bottle
deters birds spinner - another way to use a plastic bottle

Stay during the 20th century, the triumph of technological progress and industrial landscapes, people again turned to nature.Using readily available materials, including, actually garbage, such as plastic and glass bottles - a new and original trend, firmly belongs to fashion.These combined solutions garden in a bottle or bottles for flowers from the garden reflect an understanding of the need for harmonious coexistence with nature.It is hoped that this understanding will be developed and will lead humanity to a new, environmentally friendly standard of living.