Use any suitable tree you have in your garden – it doesn’t have to be a ‘proper’ Christmas tree. You could even decorate a bit of hedge!
Because the birds are already accustomed to the tree, they should find the food much more quickly, and it’s much more environmentally sound. Have fun decorating it, then sit back and wait for the wildlife to find your home-made treats!
Here are some ideas for decorations to get you started.