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Beds of bottles with their hands: how to use plastic in the garden?

Beds of bottles with their hands: how to use plastic in the garden?

Throw unnecessary, at first glance, things are hard: the hand does not rise. And a beautiful thing to throw away at all unrealistic. May be useful? Over time, a beautiful bottle, left over from the holidays and parties begin to accumulate and ruin her life. That’s right, the bottle should not be in the apartment, their place in the country. There they quickly will be used. For example, you can make the beds out of plastic bottles, using them as fencing, or as containers in which to grow and blossom garden plants.

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The use of plastic bottles as fencing

For fencing the flower bed is better to take a-liter bottle of the same shape. You can use containers of different colors, but then you have to alternate them in sequence to ready the flower bed look tidy. By the way, bottles of different volumes can also be alternated.

The beds of the bottles look very good. The elements of such a fence can be decorated with flowers, which are also cut from plastic bottles. The shape of the future flower garden does not really matter. It can be round, oval, rectangle or any other shape. Importantly, the structure had clearly defined boundaries and sufficient size.

Flowers from plastic bottles

From plastic bottles make great flowers that can beautify the fence for flower beds: delicate, bright, diverse and always amazing novelty

Vertical stacking of bottles

This option of applying plastic bottles from the most simple and obvious:

  • Bottles must be free from labels, good wash and dry. Now the material for the construction of the fence is ready.
  • For better stability and providing structural strength to the bottle, you can pour the sand or ground.
  • Parts of the fence dig in on the perimeter of the flower bed so that the bottle was properly secured and not loose.
  • Next, the beaker is placed close to the previous: cracks in the design to not be. Consistently dug bottle gradually form the entire fence.

With all the ease of execution, the result will be pleasantly surprised: the bed looks neat and well maintained.

Vertical fencing

The vertical fence is easy and simple: affordable, stable under all weather conditions and quickly erected, it will beautifully highlight flowerbeds

There is an interesting video on the topic:

Horizontal placement of bottles

A flowerbed to do a bit more complicated, but it looks very attractive and unusual.


For bed-the flowerpot necessarily needed basis: usually for these purposes, perfectly half barrel or even a folded stack of tires

The order of operations:

  • This flowerbed flowerpot requires the basics. To do this, you can take an old metal barrel, cut in half – two beds. Fit even car tyres, folded stack. The size of the tank determines the parameters of the flowerbeds – this fact should be considered.
  • Bottles clean, dry and ready to work, you need to add close to capacity.
  • Prepare a solution of cement and sand in the ratio of 2:1. To them, we will cover capacity sequentially from bottom to top. The layer of mortar should be sufficient to ensure that it is well established bottleneck. Capacity not to plaster all at once, because the cement may harden before the bottles are immersed in it.
  • Starting with the bottom row, without haste, but without delay, fix the bottle necks in the solution, which is applied to the container. It is important to put the very first coat, then he will support for the next. Laid in staggered bottle will create a spectacular setting beds.
  • The work is simple, but should treat it responsibly. Let the solution grasp, otherwise it will have to start over again.
  • The top layer of the bottles don’t look too carefully, because visible «wrong side» work on cement that surrounds the bottle necks. To hide this flaw better in that moment, when the inner part of the flower bed will be filled with soil. Necks in cement decorate with moss, stones, shells, or pinecones – will fit any material through which this part of the flower beds will not Shine through.
  • In the bed of filler should be placed in layers. The bottom layer is a drainage, which will fit small pebbles, expanded clay, brick debris. Pour on top of fertile land. Better if the resulting pot will not be the bottom: the water will not stagnate in it and the roots of the planted plants will not sour. If the bottom is there, you just need to remember to do it a few holes.

The bed bottom is good for its mobility. If she gets bored in one place, it is always possible to move to another.

Vase from plastic bottles

Look, this pot is a real work of art, but it is based on the old wheel and brown plastic bottle

The advantages of using plastic containers

Plastic fencing has many advantages, of which the first is undoubtedly its accessibility. Bottle we often just throw away, and then used in the case, and even with the mind. This elegant solution to the problem of trash like making flower beds plastic bottles deserves attention.

Crafts from plastic bottles

Discarded plastic bottles, significantly pollute the environment, so proper use of them is very important to guarantee the ecological balance

Other advantages of the use of plastic bottles include:

  • Perennials planted in the flower bed, will not grow beyond it, and the roots of weeds do not overcome a plastic barrier. This fact will greatly facilitate the work to care for a flower bed.
  • A kind of fence made of plastic will not dry up the ground.
  • The fence consists of individual elements, each of which can be easily replaced in case of failure.
  • Plastic packaging — a threat to the environment because it does not decompose naturally. This resistance of the container, applied as barriers, can be considered no longer a disadvantage, but dignity.

By the way, you can even make a bed out of one plastic bottle, if its capacity is large enough. It simply cannot be used as a flower pot. Just don’t forget to do the bottom drainage holes.

A flower bed of plastic bottles

Two mice or a litter of piglets – all these vases or flower pots, which are based on ordinary plastic bottles

Flowerbed «Ladybug» plastic

For flower beds «Ladybug» required plastic bottles of red, black and white. Because to collect such containers of one size is problematic, focus on the transparent bottles, which will be painted in the desired color.

The size of bottles is important. Using very large tanks, the author of the flower beds will have to increase the size of the composition. This is not good, because it will take a lot of space and will not be as graceful as I would like. Stop for small bottles.

  • Start with painting the bottles in the desired color. Bottles of white colors only need two – will be in the eyes of an insect. For his head and spots on the wings, use a black container, and the wings themselves – red.
  • The perimeter of the future flower beds lay out the curb so that the ground did not Wake up out.
  • Inside the beds, pour the ground. He needs to give a semicircular shape calf cows.
  • According to the planned ground scheme depicting insect, begin to place the bottle stopper and down, trying them in the ground.

In the process, do not forget not only about accuracy, but about the General idea of the work: after all, supposed to be a ladybug.

The scheme of flowerbeds

With this scheme, it is easy to navigate and to calculate the need for bottles and the paint scheme will be useful for subsequent placement of bottles


This is such a wonderful flower bed can decorate your garden, if you use unnecessary in the economy of plastic bottles wisely

To make a bed out of the bottles with his hands and the other forms. Using bottles, we can put ornaments or images. The principle is the same as that of the cross stitch or vyvazhivanija pattern on the spokes.

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