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
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)
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