One of my favorite things about spring is watching the world come alive, from new buds on the trees to a flurry of avian activity in our yard. Celebrate the season and gives all those birds something to really talk about with one of these unique houses or feeders!
Becca from Blue Cricket Design shows us how to make pretty bird wall art using, I might add, some of my favorite
MWT snagged a bigger piece of Lexan to see if that would solve our squirrel problem. (Excuse its opacity; it's another prototype.) Based on this squirrel's extension, it looks like it does not, in fact, solve our squirrel problem. Sheesh.
Squirrels!! (Shaking my fist skyward a la Colbert.) Last month I bought a bird feeder, the new Kaytee Songbird Station and hung it from a hook that's attached to my deck. I knew squirrels would be an issue, but I thought I'd install it and then figure out later how to battle them. It took the little effers about a week to discover it.
Leland is a very clever guy. The proof: he took a couple of Frisbees and an empty mayonnaise jar and turned them into a bird feeder. What I find remarkable about his creation is it looks like a store bought bird feeder! If you'd like to make one of your own, here's what you'll need:
- 2 Frisbees or Frisbee-type deals
- 1 empty 1-quart size plastic mayonnaise jar
- 1" dowel that's 1/2" long
- 1 coffee mug hook
- 1 round head screw #8 x 1
- hot glue gun and...