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    How to make homemade bird food Mix peanut butter and vegetable shortening; melt in a microwave for 1 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

    Tried-n-True Simple Bird Treat Recipe- the birds will Flock to your backyard! Click on photo for recipe

    Homemade suet cakes for the birds!

    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!

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    Homemade Bird Suet - They also propped their Christmas tree up outside covered in treats for the squirrels and birds. Love it!

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    Cute treats to feed the birds:) Kids will love classifying the different kinds of birds. Great craft!

    Bird feeder from a slinky and a hanger

    - 150 grams of shortning - 200 grams of birdfood mixture (birdseed, sunflower seeds, chopped nuts, oats, coconut flakes, raisins,   etc... - two cleaned and dried yoghurt cups - metal hook, ribbon or netting material - scissors - ribbon for hanging

    DIY Flowerpot bird feeder ~ site also has how to make wine bottle birdfeeders

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    Okay this is a good idea...old lantern into birdfeeder.

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