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Discover 6 amazing and super simple ways to feed the birds in your garden!

2024-03-02T16:55:38.513Z

Highlights: Discover 6 amazing and super simple ways to feed the birds in your garden. By using simple and often recycled materials, we also contribute to the health of our environment. These six easy bird feeder ideas are not only a way to support our feathered friends during cold weather, they also add a touch of life and color to our gardens. The DIYs that we offer are easy to make at home, but some are also eco-responsible by using biodegradable materials. They include: Coated Pine Cones, Recycled yogurt pots, Compostable feeders and Heart-shaped pine cones.


Feeding birds is a good way to help them before spring returns! Here we reveal 6 ultra-easy DIYs to feed the


During the winter season, when nature slows down and food becomes scarce, the act of

feeding birds

becomes essential.

These resourceful little creatures bravely fight the cold, and a little help from us can make their lives considerably easier.

However, it is imperative to follow good practices so as not to compromise their health.

Thus, we can combine business with pleasure by embarking on fun and environmentally friendly projects, thus creating zero waste ways to

feed birds with ease

.

The DIYs that we offer are not only easy to make at home, but some are also eco-responsible by using biodegradable materials.

1. Coated Pine Cones

An idea that is both rustic and effective.

Take a pinecone and wrap a string around it, then spread it generously with peanut butter.

This sticky paste will be the perfect adhesive for attaching a bird seed mixture.

Once the pine cone is well coated, all that remains is to hang it on a tree branch and watch the ballet of birds coming to peck.

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2. Feeder from a juice carton

Don't throw away your juice cartons!

With a few notches at the bottom to let the seeds out, a coat of resistant paint and a few drawn patterns, they transform into original bird feeders.

Varnish for better weather resistance and hang your new creation in a place sheltered from the wind.

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3. Recycled yogurt pots

After enjoying your yogurt, keep the pot to use as

a feeder

.

Hole the bottom, pass a string and tie a knot to hold the pot.

Mix crushed nuts with melted coconut fat, fill the jars with this mixture and there you have delicious treats ready to be hung for the greatest pleasure of the birds.

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4. Heart-shaped pinecone

For nature and bird lovers, why not assemble two pine cones into a heart shape?

Dip them in honey or peanut butter, then in a seed mixture.

Surround everything with a string, add a decorative touch with two wooden beads and hang this pretty gourmet creation in your garden.

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Also read: The easy recipe for fat balls to feed birds

5. Compostable feeder with an orange

A scented and 100% biodegradable feeder?

It's possible with a simple orange!

Cut it in half, remove the inside and make holes to pass a string through.

Fill the halves with a mixture of seeds and peanut butter, and hang this fruity treat from a branch.

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6. Bird feeder with a clothespin

A

quick and cute DIY

: glue a cardboard heart to a wooden clothespin, spread some peanut butter and dip it in the seeds.

Then simply attach it to a branch for the birds to come and enjoy.

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These six easy bird feeder

ideas

are not only a way to support our feathered friends during cold weather, they also add a touch of life and color to our gardens.

By using simple and often recycled materials, we also contribute to the health of our environment, while enjoying the joyful spectacle of the birds that come to visit us.

Source: leparis

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