Birdseed recipes that feathered friends flock toTurning a boring backyard into a lively bird sanctuary is cheap and easy with the 93 homemade birdseed recipes featured in this valuable guide. Packed with almost 1,500 tricks and treats, this handbook reveals how to attract specific speciesâ€”orioles go gaga for grape jelly, bluebirds flock to mealworms, and woodpeckers arrive in droves for corn breadâ€”and ensure that theyâ€™ll keep coming back for more. By using inexpensive materials and standard household items, bird enthusiasts can create creative tube feeders, a varmint-vanishing sauce, and a crowd-pleasing birdseed without breaking the bank. Seasonal suggestions for enticing birds year round and instructions for 24 fun and easy do-it-yourself projects are also provided along with 62 full-color bird profiles.
Author BiographyJerry Baker is the author of more than 50 books, including Jerry Baker's Flower Garden Problem Solver, Jerry Baker's Green Grass Magic, Jerry Baker's Old Time Gardening Wisdom, and Plants Are Like People, and his gardening specials have been televised on PBS. He lives in New Hudson, Michigan.