Introduced to America in the 1600s, bottle trees originated in the Middle East where, based on 3,000-year-old Arabian folk tales (remember Aladdin and his lamp genie?), they were thought to capture bad spirits. Whether or not you buy into superstition, they are certainly interesting garden accessories.
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By late-October it’s usually dark before I get home from work in the evening. I don’t know about you, but I find this depressing. Once the holidays are near, I have the entryway and windows lit up with lights. But what about that dreadful month of November? Our light sculpture started with two rusted steel […]