SWant a bird bath that looks like a substantial pillar in the garden, but only cost dollars to make? Then check out this DIY brick birdbath from ‘Robin’s Nesting Place’. This is a clever use of leftover brick (or used brick from a salvage yard!). And the saucer on top is just so simple.pruce your garden-10
To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre-1982 copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath & I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being pre-1982 is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural algicide.