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Bottle Service

Posted February 17, 2009
With all the Pinot Noir we go through in our house, we’ll take any excuse to do something useful with the empties. Enter the Plant Nanny, a hollow terra-cotta stake that turns wine bottles into an ingenious plant-watering system. Simply fill an empty bottle with water and invert into place; natural absorption takes care of the rest, and the reserve lasts for up to two weeks. Added bonus: the process works just as well whether you’re using the relic of Opus One or Two Buck Chuck.

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