To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre-1982 copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being pre-1982 is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural algicide.
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DIY birdbath!! Take any sort of stick ( anything that can fo in the ground), put a vase on one end and glue bottom of inside vase to pole. Next, attach a bowl or an old glass lamp cover and you have a homemade bird bath!
Concrete Leaf Castings: ...These Would Really Be Cute As A Bird Feeder, A Bird Bath Or Just Tucked Away In A Little Spot Of Your Garden/Yard For That Something "Unexpected" Look...Add A Copper Fitting If You Want To Put Your Cast Leaf On A Copper Pipe Pedestal, For A Raised Bird Bath Or Feeder)...Click On Picture To Read On How To Make Your Own...