Recycled Garden Art….Milk Carton Bird Feeder

For this sample of recycled garden art we have got help from Christine Tarski from Your Guide to Birding/Wild Birds.

Milk Carton Bird Feeder

From Christine Tarski,
Your Guide to
Birding / Wild Birds.

Wash and dry a half gallon cardboard milk carton.

Using a ruler, measure and mark a line 2½” up from the bottom of the carton on two adjoining sides. (See illustration)

Using a ruler, measure and mark a line 2½” down from the top edge of the carton on two adjoining sides. (See illustration)

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Cut the sides off between the marked lines on the two adjoining sides.

Using a small hole punch, make two small holes in the very top edge of the carton.

Put string through the holes.

Hang the feeder from a branch or post. Fill it with seed, suet or mealworms.

To enter your bird feeder in The Linn County Fair’s Recycled Garden Art go to http://www.thelinncountyfair.com

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1 Comment

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One response to “Recycled Garden Art….Milk Carton Bird Feeder

  1. ejpcreations

    This is such a great idea! Looks like so much fun to make.

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