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xx   BIRD

Nine bird foods you can make at home and tips for attracting birds to your backyard.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1978 (v.56#1) pg. 96

Outdoor Christmas tree decorations serve as food for the birds.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 52, 138

Tips on how and what to feed the birds.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1984 (v.62#11) pg. 41

How to decorate an outdoor pine tree for Christmas with decorations that serve as bird food.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1975 (v.65#12) pg. 54

Bread dough and birdseed wreath serves as both a decoration and a treat for the birds.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Dec 1982 (v.13#10) pg. 34

A list of trees and shrubs that are useful to birds for food and cover.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #179 Mar 1977 (v.27#2) pg. 70

Information on the toxicity of sunflower hulls.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 14

Seed heads of coneflowers recommended as a winter food supply for birds.
FINE GARDENING #53 Jan-Feb 1997 pg. 10

Bird feeding a better way. How to mix your own bird seed that will have more appeal to the birds than most "supermarket" mixtures.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1983 (v.27#6) pg. 26

A partial guide to food preferences of overwintering birds.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1984 (v.28#6) pg. 18

Tip: Gravel in the bottom of a finch feeder keeps seeds from molding.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1987 (v.31#2) pg. 38

Tips on attracting hummingbirds. Includes recipe for sugar solution.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1987-Jan 1988 (v.32#1) pg. 19

Guidelines for feeding birds through the winter. Describes the basic foods, some "treats" and includes the recipe for "Corn-nut Treat".
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1987-Jan 1988 (v.32#1) pg. 56

How to make pine cone feeders for birds. A suet, peanut butter and cornmeal dough covers the pine cones which are then rolled in bird seed.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1993 (v.37#1) pg. 8

Bird nutrition. How to supply both natural resources and supplemental feeding to attract birds to a yard. Lists garden plants with seeds that birds will enjoy and an Insect-Eater's Delight recipe to place in a suet feeder.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb 1999 (v.43#1) pg. 12

An explanation of how some seeds in bird feed had an adverse effect beneath the feeder.
GARDEN GATE #14 Apr 1997 pg. 39

Living birdfeeder. Leaving seedheads on flowers to feed finches.
GARDEN GATE #17 Oct 1997 pg. 4

Recipe for a high-energy suet and seed mix for birds.
GARDEN GATE #23 Oct 1998 pg. 6

Tips on attracting and feeding hummingbirds.
HARROWSMITH #91 May-Jun 1990 (v.15#1) pg. 41

Proper diet for a pet bird is explained.
HARROWSMITH #107 Jan-Feb 1993 (v.17#5) pg. 29

A hand to feed the birds. A brief guide to which birds eat which seeds and a description of the three common kinds of feeders.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #131 Dec 1996 (v.21) pg. 16

Winter fare for birds suggested.
HORTICULTURE Sep-Oct 1999 (v.96#7) pg. 16

Summer's hummers. Includes tips on feeding hummingbirds and gardening for hummingbirds.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #112 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 44

Tip: Store birdseed in 2-liter pop bottles.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #114 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 39

Tip: Use dryed squash seeds for birdseed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1983 (v.30#4) pg. 22

Tip: Gravel in the bottom of a finch feeder traps moisure and stops the seeds from molding.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1986 (v.33#2) pg. 24

Tip: Collect fat trimmings and pack them into nylon mesh bags for the birds.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1989 (v.36#1) pg. 91

Edible "ornaments" for the birds are a mixture of bread and birdseed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1995 (v.42#9) pg. 68

Recipes for three treats for the birds. (1) Fancy suet cakes. (2) Vegetable shortening cakes. (3) Peanut butter hard suet cakes.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1996 (v.43#9) pg. 60

Tip shows how to cover a large pine cone with a birdseed mixture of peanut butter, wild birdseed and ground suet.
SUNSET Dec 1977 (v.159#6) pg. 90

Tip: Bake birdseed in the oven so it will kill the germ and won't sprout.
SUNSET Dec 1986 (v.177#6) pg. 185

Trim an outdoor Christmas tree with edible ornaments for the birds.
SUNSET Dec 1996 (v.197#6) pg. 46

Tips on bird food and plantings to attract songbirds.
WORKBASKET Jan 1988 (v.53#3) pg. 48

Make hanging balls of suet, peanut butter, bird seed, and cornmeal to treat the birds during the winter.
WORKBASKET Dec 1994-Jan 1995 (v.60#2) pg. 83