Apple Bird Feeder

hanging apple bird feeder
Easy Apple Winter Bird Feeder
Yield: 6

Apple Winter Bird Feeder

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

It's so nice to see birds in the garden and at this time of year they are probably getting a little peckish. Here is a quick and easy eco-friendly birdfeeder to make at home to give them a little boost. You can use apples that have gone a bit wrinkly in the fruit bowl that you don't fancy eating to save them going in the bin.


  • Apple
  • Birdseed
  • Natural Peanut Butter
  • Jute Cord or string
  • Straw or apple corer


Easy Apple Winter Bird Feeder

  1. Slice the apple horizontally about 1/2 inch thick.
  2. Birds
  3. Use the straw or apple corer to make a hole in the centre of each apple slice.

    sliced and cut with hole
  4. Cut a length of jute cord or string about 18 inches long
  5. Cover each apple slice with a thin, even layer of peanut butter.
    cover with peanut butter
  6. Press the slice into the birdseed to coat the slice fully.
    Apple winter bird feeder
  7. Put the jute cord or string through the hole in the middle of each slice.Apple winter bird feeder
  8. Hang separately outdoors, or tie two or three slices on one longer lenthg of string.hanging apple bird feeder
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