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Totem pole feeder

What to do with all of those coconut halves? Try making a totem pole feeder. Each shell either contains feed, is used to collect water or contains soil and sedum seeds. Very popular with our local woodpeckers!



  • AngieRAngieR Posts: 347

    Do you shin up that telegraph pole to fill them Thh?  image I don't buy the halves, I buy the 3/4 ones and reuse them when the suet is finished to hold sunflower hearts in some of the dense shrubs to keep the greedier birds off them.

  • The_herpetologistThe_herpetologist West YorksPosts: 481

    I made a big pole with a plastic cup on the end (was going to use a coconut but couldnt find a way to fix it to the pole). I bet there are lots of creative solutions to the 'what do i do with my empty coconut shells?' problem. I do like yours!  

  • AngieRAngieR Posts: 347

    IYes, connecting the coconut would have been difficult, I can't imagine they'd take too well to having a drill put through them.  Will be interesting to read if anyone else reuses theirs.

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