This idea I straight up stole from aarn's wine bottle hydroponics.
Mint in a No8 Zinfandel bottle.
Basil in a set of two different bottles.
not too much to say about these that are not in the two posts below.
Post about wine bottle hydroponics
Cutting a wine bottle with string and acetone
How to cut wine bottles with string and acetone video
How To Cut Wine Bottles with a Dremel tool
The basil plant was doing well but fell in the wind. Here is the photo of the new bottle it is in as well as a new spearmint bottle.