Easy Bird Feeder... Mix peanut butter & vegetable shortening; melt in a microwave for 1 and 1/2" minutes on high. Mix in quick-cooking oats, cornmeal, and flour. Pack mixture into two paper cups, then cool. Remove from molds, and place in mesh bag, plastic clip side down. Secure open end of bag, and hang feeder from branches at a good height above ground.
Easy Suet Recipe To Feed The Birds: 1 cup lard, 1 cup crunchy peanut butter, 1/3 cup sugar, 2 cups quick cooking oats, 2 cups cornmeal, 1 cup flour, 1 cup birdseed Directions: Melt lard and peanut butter. Add sugar to the melted mix. Combine the remaining ingredients. Form blocks and freeze. Use recycled aluminum foil to freeze the mixture. The suet does not stick to the tin foil and you can use it over and over.
Bury a banana peel 1" down at the base of flower or vegetable plants. The potassium will feed them and help fight off diseases. ***Used banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium and a sprinkle of Epson Salts in the hole when planting tomatoes; they love the magnesium. We also plant a cracked hard-boiled egg 6" down in Cuke mounds, planted for summer harvest, too!