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3 Easy Steps To Make A Tomato Cage Bird Bath

Tomato Cage Bird Bath

Commercially sold bird baths usually have fancy designs. They’re also fairly expensive. If you’re looking for a simple DIY birdbath, this idea has got to be #1 on the list!

Do you happen to have a tomato cage just lying around in your home? That is what the birdbaths featured here are made of.

Tomato Cage Bird Bath

Cut the tomato cage if you don’t want it high. But you can also use the entire tomato cage and put plants in the lower rings.

What are the materials needed to make a tomato cage bird bath?

This DIY birdbath is perfect for small gardens. Is this the birdbath for your backyard?

You’ll need these materials:

  • Tomato Cage – any size and colour
  • Outdoor Spray Paint – any colour of your choice
  • Polyurethane Clear Spray
  • Terra Cotta Saucer

And this tool:

  • Wire Cutter

How to make a tomato cage bird bath?

1. Find a location

Look for a nice spot where you would like the birth bath to be placed.

2. Bird bath

Use your old terracotta saucer as the bird bath place and paint it with your desired colours. Use a primer and some outdoor coats.

3. Tomato cage

Place the tomato cage in your garden and place the old terracotta saucer at the top and pour some water. Now there you have it, an easy, clean and refillable bird bath.

Thanks to My Life Abundant for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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