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Bird Buffet ~ A Repurposed Bird Feeding Station

animals or birds on Nov 5, 2015
Skewering bread, suet cakes and fruit onto an old rake head gave it new purpose as a bird feeding station. There was even a spot to hang my new peanut feeder !
Time: 30 Minutes Cost: $5 Difficulty: Easy

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  • Susan From Colorado

    Love this idea, last year (my first year to live where is actually snows) I took an old metal wire hanging flower basket and filled it with some old misc. nut mixture left over from Christmas and hung it in the tree out back.. We had a wonderful time

    • Barb Rosen
      Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE

      @Susan From Colorado ~ so happy to hear from another nature lover like myself! I enjoy watching the birds and the squirrels and their antics at the feeders, too! Since barn owls hunt their food and don't scavenge, they might not visit your feeders

  • Sherrie S
    Sherrie S Debary, FL

    @Barb Rosen you are so wonderful to take care of the birds and animals and other critters. I find it so relaxing and enjoyable to watch nature at work and do everything I can to help HER (Mother Nature). Don't you wish everyone did?

    • Bernice H
      Bernice H Palm Desert, CA

      @Sherrie S well, sherrie my sweet lady, you do your part also! So many critters!

  • Sherrie S
    Sherrie S Debary, FL

    Thank you @Bernice H, I try my best. I can do a lot because my neighbors and I have very large lots for a HOA and we all love the creatures that visit.

  • TheLavenderBouquet
    TheLavenderBouquet Southlake, TX

    What a terrific idea to keep our furry friends happy during the winter months. Love this!

    • Barb Rosen
      Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE

      @TheLavenderBouquet ~ thanks! The birds and squirrels approve wholeheartedly too!

  • Gabrielle Falk
    Gabrielle Falk Australia

    Good idea. What I've done, is buy a large plastic 'saucer' (for underneath a largish pot), put some holes in the base so water could drain out, and my husband just attached some light chain (the sort that you get when you buy a hanging basket) - 3 -