Bottle up: Workshop explores history behind the tree-decorating tradition

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 27, 2024 3:23 PM CT | Published: February 25, 2024 4:52 PM CT

The art of creating bottle trees has become a worldwide phenomenon, especially common in the Southeast, and a class at T.O. Fuller State Park looks into the tradition’s origins.


Bottle tree T.O. Fuller State Park
Kambui Bomani

Kambui Bomani

Kambui Bomani is the general assignment and breaking news reporter for The Daily Memphian. He is a graduate of Jackson State University’s multimedia journalism program and earned a master’s degree in digital journalism from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School. His work has been published in Pro Football Focus, The Southside Stand, HBCU Legends, FanSided and Wisconsin Sports Heroics.


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