Saturday, November 29, 2008

Converting Flower Pots Into Homes For Birds

If you're already getting cabin fever with the cold weather ... here's a flowerpot project that has nothing to do with plants and everything to do with birds. Although it's not time for nesting, birds use bird houses to roost in for the winter also.

With a little bit of remodeling, you can put out the welcome mat for wrens with this easy-to-build birdhouse project on Birds and Blooms website.

Susan Vater created this birdhouse for her garden in Middleton, Wisconsin. Because the house is small, she says it's perfect for hanging in the thick vegetation that wrens prefer.

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