To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre 1982 copper pennies in. I use 7 pennies for a normal size bath. Pre 1982 contained more copper. What a clever idea, I didn't know this!
Pennies to keep the bird bath clean-how smart. Put in pre 1982 copper pennies
12 Creative and Frugal Garden Art Projects Under $20
From Flea Market Gardens - Take 2 green glass vases, 1 green bowl, a microwave glass turntable for a base & a very heavy duty ashtray .use GE Silicone II for Doors & Windows to glue. Find a decoration.a glass bluebird & a jeweled butterfly pin.
how to rejuvenate solar lights. We learned that ‘frosted’ plastic reflects light away from the solar cells; clean, clear solar cells can capture much more light. Clear nail polish is perfect for rejuvenating plastic-covered solar cells!
recycled glass totems( glass pieces, love that cobalt blue, green is pretty too, glass red tint coating washes away :(
DIY Tomato Cage Bird Bath
Tomato cage base in Posen bowl top DIY Tomato Cage Bird Bath + May Garden Update 2015
Fake Boulders - how to make = boxes covered with garbage bags, then cover the boxes with chicken wire, then cover "rock" shape with about 3 inches of pigmented hypertufa (portland cement, sand, peat moss mix).
Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps. I'll be placing these around the yard this year![You can make your own bee safe wasp trap without attracting and killing bees in the process.
Quick and Easy Upcycled Garden Decor Ideas and a Blog Party
Create this unique bird bath or feeder by attaching an old chippy table leg to a plate turned upside down as the base. The "Basin" is an old enamel bowl.
Wild Birds Unlimited: Attract Birds- Not Mosquitos!: New Solar Water Wiggler
Hovering Saucer: A large terra-cotta saucer sits atop a tomato cage serving double-duty as a birdbath and trellis for climbing vines. - I have a large green birdbath that I haven't put anywhere. I like the idea of putting this a top a trellis :)
Use this simple version of a bird bath throughout the garden. The birds and animals will love it.
A farm tiller repurposed as a sculptural fountain. Found art!brilliant idea and since I was raised a farm girl I know what this is!
Tea pot bird's nest-- back yard tea house I am going to make a few of these! Yard sale shopping is in my future! Adding to the split rail fence is a great idea!