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Using Your Christmas Tree for the Birds

By flaflwrgrl
December 13, 2013

Instead of throwing out that Christmas Tree, lay it down underneath your bird feeder. It will provide cover for those birds that don't migrate and feed at the feeders throughout the winter. They can make a quick dash into the tree for cover when hungry hawks fly overhead.

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Name: Greene
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greene
Dec 13, 2013 12:06 PM CST
So simple only a genius could have thought of it.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
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flaflwrgrl
Dec 13, 2013 12:27 PM CST
Well, I have to confess that I wasn't the genius who thought of it.
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Claudia
Dec 13, 2013 2:24 PM CST
I did this the last time we had a real tree and the birds loved it!!
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Name: Ginger
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gingin
Dec 13, 2013 2:25 PM CST
Great idea. I also put mine out and hang treats for the wildlife on it.
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Dec 13, 2013 2:27 PM CST
That's a good idea too Ginger! You should post a tip about that. Thumbs up
I am a strong believer in the simple fact is that what matters in this life is how we treat others. I think that's what living is all about. Not what I've done in my life but how I've treated others.
~~ Sharon Brown ~~



Name: Vickie
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blue23rose
Dec 14, 2013 5:35 AM CST
Very good idea! What a great way to provide a habitat for the birds.
Vickie
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Dec 14, 2013 7:00 AM CST
I tip my hat to you. I'm glad you guys like the idea. Smiling
When spring comes, you can cut the tree up & put it in the compost pile.
I am a strong believer in the simple fact is that what matters in this life is how we treat others. I think that's what living is all about. Not what I've done in my life but how I've treated others.
~~ Sharon Brown ~~



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