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Help the little birdys this winter...
During the winter months the birds benefit from a little helping hand from their human friends. In return we get to watch them hop and fly about in our gardens x

Posted by nicpea from Leicester, England, United Kingdom • Published See nicpea's 11 projects »
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  • How to make a bird feeder. Pine Cone Bird Feeder - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your ingredients, placing the seeds in a tray or bowl and protecting your work surface from the grease.

  • How to make a bird feeder. Pine Cone Bird Feeder - Step 2
    Step 2

    Tie a piece of string onto the end of a pine cone.

  • How to make a bird feeder. Pine Cone Bird Feeder - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cover the cone in lard, suet or peanut butter using a knife. Squash int into the grooves of the pine cone and cover completely.

  • How to make a bird feeder. Pine Cone Bird Feeder - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now roll the pine cone into your seeds, squashing and pushing them into the fat to give a generous coating.

  • How to make a bird feeder. Pine Cone Bird Feeder - Step 5
    Step 5

    The pine cone bird feeder is now ready. Make several at once and then tie outside...to trees or anything else in your garden and watch the birds enjoy their feast...x

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Anmorata
Anmorata · Lodi, New Jersey, US · 24 projects
Im so going to do this for this weekend. I love watching the birds eat and i really wanna give back to them.
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nicpea
nicpea · Leicester, England, GB · 11 projects
I hope your father and all the little birds appreciate them x
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Dragonfly
Dragonfly · Voorburg, South Holland, NL · 26 projects
My whole room smells like peanutbutter right now.
I made 2 of these as a christmas present for my father.
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aneniine
aneniine · 58 projects
This is lovely! I should try this! Happy
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