Homemade squirrel repellant: Grate a bar of original scent Irish Spring soap (I used my Salad Shooter) and put a small amount of the shavings into a piece of panty hose and knot both ends, Tie it on your bird feeder (under a squirrel baffle to help keep it dry) and a squirrel won't come near you feeder,
23 DIY Birdfeeders That Will Fill Your Garden With Birds
Since time began hollow trees have been the traditional provider of shelter and nesting sanctuary for birds as well as mammals. Inspired by the subtle coloration, character, and natural beauty of the woodlands, JOSEPH HOPPS has taken this ancient life sustaining shelter to a new level. The different shapes, colors and textures make ARBOR CASTLE BIRDHOUSES unique among birdhouses as well as to each other.
Easy Wreath Bird Bath I couldn't find the 15 inch wreath and 10 inch saucer that the directions called for so we made a smaller version. It couldn't have been easier. Cut three pieces of rope/hemp cord (make them shorter if you are doing a smaller bird bath like we did). Then knot them at each end.
MATERIALS NEEDED: Baby-food jar with a screw-on cap Hammer Large nail 3 feet of string Directions Put 4 holes in the cap with the hammer and nail. Fill jar 3/4 full with nectar. Screw cap on and tie string firmly around jar neck. Fasten the other end of the string to a tree branch. Clean the feeder and change the nectar every few days.