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The Milk Jug Lady of Buena Vista

The milk jug lady originally created her lawn art with milk jugs 40 years ago, as a way to keep her kids from riding their bikes on the lawn. Some designs she has done over the years include flags, Dale Ernhardt’s #, rainbow, shamrocks, & Christmas trees. Most require anywhere from 800-2000 jugs.

She has gone back and forth between two ways of coloring the jugs, each with their own drawbacks: colored water (which freezes in the winter) or painting them (which is expensive, time consuming and must be redone). She is always looking for more milk jugs, so she set out a container on her property where people can drop them off. Please make sure they are empty, clean, dry and with caps.

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