The bottle tree theme not only is used in the gardens, but throughout the interior of the bungalow as well.
A Delta business, The Bottle Tree Man, offers metal trees, bottles, and even white lights
Outdoors, bottle trees vie with the colorful flowers for attention and add to the appeal and whimsy of the establishment.
Once the bottle tree reaches maturity a dozen years from now, it will grow to at least 25 feet tall and provide a canopy about 15 feet in diameter, said Neal Fulton, owner of the nursery that sold the tree to the PTA.
2) Pupils plant a bottle tree in memory of Anna Thompson on Wednesday.
I envision pumpkins and corn shocks during autumn, candles glowing atop the stones for stargazing nights, and tin stars and peanut butter-slathered pinecones hanging from the bottle tree at Christmastime.
Nature abounds--spiders spinning their gauzy webs, bluebirds perched in the bottle tree, butterflies floating among the flowers.
chilensis, native to Chile) with swordlike leaves and giant flower stalks that rise 6 feet over the plant; huge grass trees (Xanthorrhoea preissii) with 15-foot trunks topped by tufts of grasslike leaves; hefty barrel cactus (Echino-cactus) with prominent ribs and thorns; and stately bottle trees
(Brachychiton rupestris) with bulging green trunks and shiny leaves.
This grant will support the RSL to replace 82 damaged plaques that sit at the base of bottle trees
that form part of this living memorial.
Other characters include fortune-telling Sylvia who has a crop of bottle trees
in her backyard; Richard the rice farmer by day and stock-car racing champion by night; the legendary lawyer Powhatan Jay Ives; and a bar full of wise-cracking patrons.
He speaks with Nana because "when we was children we believed in you, that you could strike out evil with your bottle trees
, and your other charms.
There are plate trees in Kongo and bottle trees
in Arkansas, and Dial once mirrored them in a painting with a memorable theme of spiritual embottlement.
The shacks retain a feeling of authenticity--featuring such charming details as bottle trees
in the yards, rocking chairs and strung-up colored lights on the porches, and even old tire tubes on the roofs--but rest assured that modern conveniences like indoor plumbing and air conditioning are now provided.