Feed The Birds, Pinecone Bird feeder

As the ground freezes, birds are looking for calorific food. This practical and attractive Pinecone covered in seed is perfect.

You will need:

* A large pinecone

* Fat – I used lard

* A plastic jug or bowl

* Bird seed

* Garden string

Step 1

Put your fat into your plastic jug or bowl and melt the fat in a microwave

Step 2

Dip the cone into the fat several times, so that the cone is generously coated

Step 3

While the fat is still not set, sprinkle liberally with bird seed.

Step 4

Tie the garden string to the cone, so that you can hand it from a tree.

Now sit back and enjoy the birds!

For details of Jessica’s workshops please e-mail Jessica jessica@jessicawalkerdesigns.co.uk