Pinecone Feeders - 23 DIY Birdfeeders That Will Fill Your Garden With Birds. Pinecone feeders are traditional. You can spread them with peanut butter or lard (or both) and then add birdseed. Whatever you prefer, these are really easy to make and are great projects for the kids. I'm going to make a bunch of them and decorate my patio trellis & trees with lots of little feeders; Merry Christmas Birdies!