Nothing says “come to my garden” quite like providing food for our feathered friends. Here's an easy DIY project for the kids to make on a weekend, and they can use materials that you already have in the home. http://www.easydiy.co.za/index.php/garden/585-recycled-plastic-bottle-bird-feeder
DIY Bird Feeder As summer makes its way here, many critters find themselves parched and in need of grub and water. As the water bodies dry up, both become harder to find. It doesn’t take much to help....
I really love to re-use things in my garden and have lots of natives and vegetable gardens. I also Love to attract birds. A while ago someone sent in the idea of turning shampoo bottles in to purses and it inspired me to think what I could make from bottles. I had an empty 2 litre tomato sauce bottle that I cut windows into and hung it into a tree as a bird feeder. It has been raining alot here at the moment but the seed manages to still keep fairly dry.”
Hummingbird Nectar Recipe 1 part sugar/4 parts water Boil the water first, then measure and add sugar, at the rate of 1/4 cup of sugar to 1 cup of water. Let cool and store excess in refrigerator until ready to use. Do not add food coloring, honey (which ferments), or artificial sweetener, which has no nutritional value. You will need to clean your feeder about once a week. According to the National Audubon Society