David Latimer from Cranleigh, Surrey, with his bottle garden that was first planted 53 years ago and has not been watered since 1972 - yet continues to thrive in its sealed environment. The bottle garden has created its own miniature ecosystem.
Glass act: Bottled gardens make pretty projects when it's cold outside
Since I kill plants on a regular basis, this would be a wonderful addition to my indoor gardening! I've seen plastic versions, but I'd rather not grow edibles in BPA. Self-watering planter made from recycled wine bottles.