if you want to attract hummingbirds to you garden To enhance its beauty, you can make a drinker homemade with items you have at home. More precisely recycling PET bottles, which will be the ideal containers to leave the water and for the colorful birds to come home to hydrate. Therefore, for this hot season you will be able to benefit the hummingbird and help it to better transit the spring.
Consequently, we teach you how to make these containers in a few steps and with a fabulous result. In this way, you garden You will have an innovative drinker for colorful birds, which can be complemented with specific flowers that attract hummingbirds and thus achieve a perfect combo. In addition, the point in favor is that it can be done with 5 materials that you have at home.
How to make a hummingbird feeder?
- plastic container with lid
- 600 ml pet bottle with lid
- silicone glue
- Metal hook or rope
- foamy (optional)
The first thing to do drinker It will be to place the mouth of the pet bottle in the middle of the lid of the plastic container and with the help of a marker you will mark the circumference and make a hole. Place the bottle in the hole you made, in such a way that it goes through and you can place the cap on the opposite side. While, with the help of a nail, you will make small holes in the lid of the container. If it is square you can make four and if it is round from three to five holes.
To decorate, use foamy, make flower figures and glue with silicone. This step is optional, but if you do it you will have some very nice containers that will also give a view to the home. You will fill the bottle with a prepared solution suitable for hummingbirds (for example, sugar with water). And then place the base of the plastic container and flip. At the base of the pet bottle you will place a metal hook or a piece of rope that will serve to hang on your garden. Make as many drinkers as you need and place them in visible points in the park where these birds can perch. You should avoid hanging them in places with direct sunlight.