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Welcome...
I'm Jerry Swanson

 

Made in Wiscosnin

 

 

 

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Since 2001, I have been designing and creating original steel interpretations of the Bottle Tree, which would make an interesting accent to your garden!
And even better...The Bottle Tree comes with a charming 1000-year old story you can re-tell when someone asks "What are the bottles for?"

CLICK HERE to read my Bottle Tree Story...

You may see some of my customer's Bottle Tree photos
and
comments HERE!

 

Springtime SALE!
5 Ft. WindBlown Bottle Tree
My Very Best Seller!
Click HERE...

 


Something New for Your Garden
From Wisconsin!

 

 Bird Bath Bottle Tree
Cobalt Blue Bird Bath Bottle Tree...
The Bath is Crackled Glass
It Sparkles in the Sun!

 

Since my first designs in 2001, I have interpreted the Bottle Tree Tradition with several styles of my USA-Made Steel Bottle Trees!  All original, unique, and inspired by my gardens!  My trees have been featured in the Wall Street Journal (front page), The Star Tribune, and dozens of other newspapers across the USA, Canada, Philippians, Caribbean, and Great Britain.

I have my trees planted in all 50 states, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec,
the Philippines, and Great Britain!

I design and create my Bottle Trees here in Princeton, Wisconsin.

Enjoy your visit...I'm happy you stopped in! 

 

 

We have lower prices for you this season!
(USA-Made Steel prices are down!)

 

Four Other Designs On Sale!

Free Shipping on select designs!

Hanging Plant Tree here...
$36.99 & $47.99
Only $5.00 SHIPPING

CatTail Bottle Tree here...
$139.00

Only $6.00 SHIPPING

Hanging Bottle Tree here...
$55.99
Only $5.00 SHIPPING

See ALL of my designs HERE...

 

Mini Copper Bottle Tree
Mini Fairy Garden Copper Bottle Tree
Made with solid copper wire with a long trunk which you may
plant into the ground in your Fairy Garden.

BottleBrush Bottle Tree
BottleBrush Bottle Tree
in Pompano Beach, FL

BottleBrush Bottle Tree, w/o 12 bottles - $85.99 + S&H
BottleBrush Bottle Tree, w/12 bottles - $109.99 + S&H

Copper Fairy Garden Bottle Tree
18-inch Solid Copper Fairy Garden Bottle Tree

Christmas Bottle Tree
46" Christmas Bottle Tree
This is my 46" Tree, with a diameter of about 35", with bottles. The tree holds 79 bottles and 400 welds on it. This tree is shippable FedEx. It sells for $350.00.
 
"I just got my wine bottle tree up for Christmas. It's exactly as I hoped.  I wanted to say a huge thank you again for the work you put in and can't wait to enjoy it for years to come." 
Jaime, in Lenexa KS.


Swirl Bottle Tree
Swirl Bottle Tree
I guarantee all of my designs to stand straight
and probably last longer than you or me!

Swirl Bottle Tree, w/o  12 bottles -
$149.00 + S&H
Swirl Bottle Tree, w/12 bottles -
$178.00 +  S&H

 

Christmas BottleBall Bottle Trees
Did you notice the Giraffe?

 Great news...FedEx has reduced my S&H fees.  You and I pay less!

Fairy Garden Bottle Tree
Fairy Garden Bottle Tree
My first Fairy Garden.  The little 18" bottle tree is made from copper wire and the
bottles are 1.5-inch doll house cobalt blue bottles.

Corn Shock Bottle Tree
Corn Shock Bottle Tree
Available in 5 ft., 6 ft., and
7 ft. versions!


See ALL of my designs, with pricing, here...

Blue Cornflower Bottle Tree
New design--Blue CornFlower Bottle Tree--$139.99.

Off the press...a feature article in
The Green Laker...HERE!

WindBlown Bottle Tree
 6 ft. WindBlown Bottle Tree
in Black Mountain, NC

I design and create my Bottle Trees here in Princeton, Wisconsin.
Enjoy your visit...I'm happy you stopped in! 

6 ft. WindBlown Hummingbird Feeder
6 ft. WindBlown Hummingbird Feeder
12 Cobalt Blue Bottles and Four Cobalt Blue Hummingbird Feeders.

 


Floor-standing Little CatTail Bottle Tree

 

I am pleased to announce my feature in Felder Rushing's book...
"Bottle Trees...and the Whimsical Art of Garden Glass"
Available on Amazon here...


"One of the most prolific bottle tree makers lives in the upper
Midwest...Jerry Swanson."

WindBlown Bottle Trees
I now offer my most popular Bottle Tree in FIVE sizes...
The 7 ft. size and Floor Standing designs are new for in 2016!

The three most popular trees...

4 ft. WindBlown
Bottle Tree
$139.00
w/o bottles

5 ft. WindBlown
Bottle Tree
$149.00
w/o bottles

FREE SHIPPING
Details here...

6 ft. WindBlown
Bottle Tree
$165.00
w/o bottles

 

Wisconsin Mosquito Bottle Bug
Wisconsin Mosquito Bottle Bug...$119.00 
Stands about 3 feet off the ground and is about 2.5 feet long.
Solid Steel and made to last longer than you or me!
(Be careful Alice!)


See ALL of my designs, with pricing, here...



Small 8 oz. Cobalt Blue Boston Bottles
Bird Bath Bottle Tree



Hanging Chandelier Bottle Tree
A Hanging Chandelier Bottle Tree design which will look pretty
with a swag-like lamp in the middle of the bottles!

This one went to Tennessee.

A Cold BottleBall Bottle Tree
A Cold BottleBall Bottle Tree


Small Hanging Plant Bottle Tree, with Petals

Bluebells Bottle Tree
Bluebells Bottle Tree


12-bottle Gazing Ball Bottle Tree
It will accommodate a gazing ball up to 12 inches in diameter.
The ball in the photo is a 10-inch Stainless Steel Blue Gazing Ball.
With bottles and ball = $239.00

Floor Standing CatTail Bottle Tree
Floor Standing CatTail Bottle Tree

Mini Bottle Tree w/12 Bottles
Mini Bottle Tree
Stands about 20 inches high and stands well on any flat surface.
Mini Bottle Tree, w/o 12 bottles - $29.99 + S&H
Mini Bottle Tree, w/12
bottles - $52.99 + S&H
 For all designs and prices go here...

I guarantee all of my designs to stand straight
and probably last longer than you or me!

Small Cedar Bottle Tree
Small Cedar Bottle Tree


Wall Rack Bottle Tree
The purple Clematis and red Mandevilla Flowers
are pretty with the cobalt blue bottles!


The large gazing ball is 14 inches in diameter.

Wall Hanging Bottle Tree
Wall Hanging Bottle Tree


Hanging Plant Bottle Tree
For those hanging baskets which look
better when seen from above!

New Lower Price AND
FREE SHIPPING
(Without bottles)


Small (holds 6 bottles)
$36.99

Large (holds 12 bottles)
$47.99


And More News...

Read about my Bottle Trees in The Minneapolis Star Tribune,
by Kim Palmer
"Add a touch of glass in outdoor decor"
Read the Article HERE...
 

The article was also part of the MCT Newswire, and was printed
in media and newspapers across the US and Canada...
Including the Wisconsin State Journal!

Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN. Dec. 7, 2011.
Wayne's Home Decor Blog, Dec. 8.
Kansas City Star, Kansas City, KS.
Dec. 9.
The State, Columbia, SC.
Dec. 9.
Belleville News-Democrat, Belleville, IL, Dec. 9.
Center Daily Times, State College, PA, Dec. 9.
The Telegraph, Macon, GA, Dec. 9.
The Herald
, Rock Hill, SC, Dec. 9.
Topix, Dec. 9
The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA, Dec. 9.
The Paducah Sun,
Paducah, KY,
Dec. 10.
Repeating Islands, Caribbean Blog,
Dec. 10.
The Southwest Times Record,
Fort Smith, AR,
Dec. 11
The Hawk Eye
, Burlington, IA, Dec. 11.
The Arizona Star, Tucson, AZ, Dec. 11, 2011
Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Dec. 14.
The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA.
Dec. 14.
The Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, Dec. 14.
The Wisconsin State Journal
, Madison, WI, Dec. 18.
The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH, Dec. 19.
The Journal News, White Plains, NY,
Dec. 19.

 


Small Cedar Bottle Tree


Hanging Bottle Tree
ON SALE
(w/o bottles)
HERE...

 


BottleBall Bottle Tree
BottleBall Bottle Tree
I really like this one!


Large Hanging Chandelier Bottle Tree
The white mini lights accent the Cobalt Blue Bottles nicely!
I also made one a little smaller.

See ALL of my designs, with pricing, here...


Fall in Holland, MI

Cypress Bottle Tree
Christmas Bottle Tree
This tree holds about 100 bottles and stands 6 ft. high.


4x4 Wall Rack Bottle Tree!
It's on the outside wall of
my outdoor shower!


The Obelisk Bottle Tree
Stands about seven feet high and
has 45 bottles.

Visit my gardens to see my many one-of-a-kind creations!



Blowing Bush Bottle Tree


Daisy Bottle Tree

12-Bottle Corn Shock Bottle Tree
6 ft. Corn Shock Bottle Tree
6 ft. Corn Shock Tree, w/o bottles - $165.00 + S&H
6 ft. Corn Shock Tree, w/12 bottles - $188.00 + S&H
 For all designs and prices go here...


Minature Bottle Tree
Miniature Bottle Tree


Giant Lily Bottle Tree

 

Press Release | October 2011
Author Cindy Ann Coldiron features artist
"Jerry Swanson in an exploration of the use
of recycled glass as a medium for sculpture
and creative design.  Several of the artist's
tree designs are in the book".
Read the story HERE...

 

Small TeePee Bottle Tree
Small TeePee Bottle Tree
Also looks great on a picnic tabletop!

 

The Bottle Tree comes with a charming 1000-year old story you can re-tell
when someone asks "What are the bottles for?
CLICK HERE to read my Bottle Tree Story...

Saguaro Bottle Tree
Saguaro Bottle Tree

 

Blue CornFlower Bottle Tree
Blue CornFlower Bottle Tree

 

Blue Spruce Bottle Tree
Christmas Bottle Tree
I have this available in 47", 64" and 84" heights. 
The 47" version is shippable, and the S&H, without
bottles, would be about $175.00. 
This 47" high version holds 79 bottles and
has a diameter of 35" and sells for $350.00.


Peacock Bottle Tree!
$239.00

 

12-bottle Small Cedar Bottle Tree
12-bottle Small Cedar Bottle Tree

Wall Hanging Bottle Tree
Wall Hanging Bottle Tree

Mini Plant Stand Bottle Tree
Mini Plant Stand Bottle Tree
Holds 12 bottles and that favorite plant!
Stands about 2 ft. high.
Mini Plant Stand Bottle Tree, w/o 12 bottles - $36.99 + S&H
Mini Plant Stand Bottle Tree, w/12 bottles - $59.99 + S&H
 For all designs and prices go here...

 

Freesia Bottle Tree
Freesia Bottle Tree
Inspired by the flower.

NEWS!
 I was featured in a front-page Wall Street Journal article about Bottle Trees
by Gwendolyn Bounds.
Read the article HERE...

You may hear me speak on the NPR Station, Mississippi Public Broadcasting.
The program was "
The Gestalt Gardener" with Horticulturist Felder Rushing.
You may listen to the program HERE...
What Great Fun It Was!

 

12-bottle BottleBrush Bottle Tree
12-bottle BottleBrush Bottle Tree

BottleBrush Bottle Tree, w/o 12 bottles - $85.99 + S&H
BottleBrush Bottle Tree, w/12 bottles - $109.99 + S&H

 

Mini Bottle Tree w/9 Bottles
Mini Bottle Tree
Stands about 18 inches high and stands well on any flat surface.
Mini Bottle Tree, w/o  9 bottles -  $22.99 + S&H
Mini Bottle Tree, w/9 bottles -  $39.99 +  S&H
 For all designs and prices go here...

Dragonfly Bottle Bug
Dragonfly Bottle Bug...$129.00
Stands about 3 feet off the ground and is about 2.5 feet long.
Solid Steel and made to last longer than you or me!
The shippable size is not on a stake...It sets on the ground.

 

5 ft. Corn Shock Bottle Tree with 9 bottles
5 ft. Corn Shock Bottle Tree
 with 9 bottles

BottleBrush Bottle Tree
BottleBrush Bottle Tree in Cincinnati, OH
Holds 18 bottles and stands about 5 ft. above ground.

18-bottle BottleBrush Bottle Tree, w/o 18 bottles
$94.99 + S&H
18-bottle BottleBrush Bottle Tree, w/18 bottles
$123.99 + S&H

 

Feather Bottle Tree
Feather Bottle Tree
Racine, WI

See ALL of my designs, with pricing, here...

Butterfly Bottle Bug
Butterfly Bottle Bug

Wall Hanging Bottle Tree, Style B
Wall Hanging Bottle Tree
Holds 12 bottles and is about 3-4 ft. tall

Wall Hanging Bottle Tree,
w/o 12 bottles - $55.99 + S&H
Wall Hanging Bottle Tree,
w/12 bottles - $89.99 + S&H
 For all designs and prices go here...


BottleBall Bottle Tree
The snow is pretty on the bottles.
It is safe to leave your Bottle Tree in
your garden 365 days a year!


BottleBrush Bottle Tree

Gazing Ball Bottle Tree
Gazing Ball Bottle Tree
The ball is crackled glass...
Also available in Green

Bottle Tree Creations Copper Signature
Each bottle tree is "signed"
with my copper tag.

 


12-bottle Cobalt Blue Bird Bath bottle Tree

 

 

 Off the press...and some more GREAT NEWS!

On July 19th, 2013, I was featured in an article in the Akron Beacon Journal.  Mary Beth Breckenridge, the Home and Garden writer, had some very nice things to say about my designs.
You may read the article here...

The Akron Beacon Journal

The article was carried by the McClatchy News Service and was
subsequently picked up by several of their subscribers. 
The article has appeared in these publications...

My Communities.Ohio.com, July 21, 2013
Jackson.Ohio.com, Jackson Township, Oh, July 21, 2013
Thalo, Artist Community, Melville, NY, July 29. 2013
Herald and News, Klamath Falls, OR, July 30, 2013
Miami Herald, Miami, FL, July 30, 2013
NewsUK, Great Britain, July 30,2013
The Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI, Sunday, August 4, 2013
The Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston, ID, Sunday, August 4, 2013
The Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX, August 9, 2013
The Star-Telegram, Ft. Worth, TX, August 9, 2013
The San Antonio Express, San Antonio, TX, August 9, 2013
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, VA, August 9, 2013
The Star, Malaysia, August 10, 2013
The Herald, Monterey, CA, August 10, 2013

News Observer, Raleigh, NC, August 30, 2013

 

 
The ball in the photo is a 10-inch Blue, Glow-in-the-dark,
and Hand-Blown Glass Gazing Ball. 
With bottles and ball = $259.00.
It is also available with a Solar Powered UV light (additional $30.00)
which activates the glow-in-the-dark crystals all night long. 
Very pretty glow!


The Cobalt Blue is so pretty in the Sun!

Small Cedar Bottle Tree
Small Cedar Bottle Tree
It is wrapped with mini LED lights
Very pretty at night!


WindBlown Bottle Tree, attached to a deck post...NICE!


See ALL of my designs, with pricing, here...


Gazing Ball Bottle Tree
The Gazing ball is 14" in diameter.

Floor-Standing WindBlown Bottle Tree

A Floor-standing WindBlown Bottle Tree I designed for a customer.
It has a custom base which is sturdy and allows it to be shipped. Ventura CA.

You may see other customer's photos
and comments HERE!


Crooked Bottle Tree

Icy WindBlown Bottle Tree
Icy WindBlown Bottle Tree

Corn Shock Bottle Tree
Corn Shock Bottle Tree
(and Alice)
Stands 7 ft. above ground
and holds 16 Cobalt Blue Glass Bottles.
Guaranteed to never fall over...but then...
I guarantee ALL of my designs to NEVER fall over!

 

Gazing Ball Bottle Tree on Lake Michigan
Gazing Ball Bottle Tree Sunrise on Lake Michigan


5 ft. Fountain Bottle Tree
Stands about 5 ft. tall
5 ft. Fountain, w/o 12 bottles -
$149.00 + S&H
5 ft. Fountain, w/12 bottles -
$172.00 + S&H
 For all designs and prices go here...


18-bottle BottleBrush Bottle Tree
It was nice the Wisconsin Spring weather let my
Azalea bloom this year!


My Wisconsin Badgers Bottle Tree

Several Trees
ON SALE:

Hanging Plant Tree
Hanging Bottle Tree
CatTail Tree

 


CatTail Bottle Tree
Special Price HERE!



I made a fountain-like bottle tree for my pond...
I am compiling a time-lapse series of photos of the
pond coming to life...the current animation is below...

 


Hanging Bird Bath with a
Small Hanging Plant Bottle Tree
The glass bowl is cobalt blue crackled glass...
it sparkles in the Sun!



Hanging Plant Bottle Tree

Small Cedar Bottle Tree
Small Cedar Bottle Tree
These tree branches sway gently in the breeze!

 


The Lotus Bottle Tree
One of my first designs!


CatTail Bottle Tree
with HUGE 1.5 L Cobalt Blue Bottles
These are very rare and expensive bottles...
but they do look nice on this CatTail Bottle Tree!


Hanging Chandelier Bottle Tree
The flickering candles reflected on
the bottles are very cool!


"Beware of Naked Gardener"
One more reason you might want to call before
you wish to stop in for a visit...Smiles.


Large Hanging Plant Bottle Tree with Sepals

Bottle Trees in my pond.
Happy Fish!

Floor-Standing WindBlown Bottle Tree
Floor Standing WindBlown Bottle Tree

Cobalt Blue Bird Bath Bottle Tree
12-bottle Cobalt Blue Bird Bath
in cement in a metal tub.

See ALL of my designs, with pricing, here...

12-bottle Small Cedar Bottle Tree
12-bottle Small Cedar Bottle Tree
 


Turkey Bottle Tree
$169.00

 

See ALL of my designs, with pricing, here...

Minature Bottle Tree
Miniature Bottle Tree

 

72InchChristmasBottleTree
72 " Christmas Bottle Tree
This is my 72" Tree, with a diameter of about 60", with bottles. The tree holds about 375 bottles and has over 1200 welds.
This tree is WAY too large to ship.  It sells for $800.00.

 

Cold Cobalt Blue Glass Bird Bath Bottle Tree
Cold Cobalt Blue Glass Bottle Tree
It's OK to leave your bottles out in the snow and cold...
but it IS NOT safe to leave that glass bowl out there!
It was lucky that bowl did not break before
they knew to bring it in!

Gazing Ball Bottle Tree on Lake Michigan
Gazing Ball Bottle Tree on Lake Michigan
"Your bottle creations brightens up the landscape.  Gorgeous!"  Racine, WI

 

Turkey Bottle Tree
Turkey Bottle Tree


It's hard to miss my place when you drive up!  Smiles.


W5431 Oxbow Trail
Princeton, WI 54968
920-229-2390

 

You are welcome to visit my gardens to see all of my bottle tree designs.  All of trees you see in my gardens, except three, are for sale.  The garden walk and tour is free.  I will show you my pond with Koi...the oldest Koi is 7 years old and they all eat out of my fingers.  The pond has over 40 varieties of pond plants, with water falls.  I also have a Hosta collection with over 400 varieties.

But, Please Call First!

 
New!!  Add Rusty Tin Garland to your tree for a something very different!
Rusty Tin Leaf Garland

Rusty Tin Leaf Garland
Six feet long with ten leaves.

Rusty Tin Bumble Bee Garland

Rusty Tin Bumble Bee Garland
Six feet long with eighteen bees.

Rusty Tin Dragonfly Garland

Rusty Tin Dragonfly Garland
Six feet long with nine dragonflies.

Rusty Tin Leaf Garland
$7.50
Rusty Tin Bumble Bee Garland
$7.50
Rusty Tin Dragonfly Garland
$7.50

Please Choose:

Three Sizes of Hock Styled Cobalt Blue Glass Bottles
Cobalt Blue Glass Bottles
All are blue glass...not a spray-on.
1.5 L, 750 ml, and 375 ml
I only have about six dozen of the 1.5 L bottles left.  They are a beautiful dark blue and weigh 2.5 pounds each.
They are not being made anymore, so I bought everything my supplier had left.
When they are gone...they are gone for good.

 


My bosses...Bailey and Alice
Bailey is 11 years old and weighs 14.5 pounds (Big-Boned...smiles).
Alice is 7 years old and is a tiny 4.5 pounds (Alice was the cute runt of the litter).
Guess who's the Bossy one!
They are saying..."Yes Dad...Anything you say".

Jerry holding a Mini Bottle Tree
Me holding my Mini Bottle Tree
from the cover of The Green Laker Magazine.

 

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Jerry Swanson
W5431 Oxbow Trail
Princeton, WI 54968
jerry@bottletreecreations.com
920-229-2390

 

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My Secret Garden Walk
www.compassist.com/jerry/VirtualGardenWalk-A.htm

My Telescope Hobby (obsession) Page
www.compassist.com/jerry/scopeandstuff.htm

 My Genealogy Page
http://www.compassist.com/jerry/dockstader-wegert-family/index.html

 

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