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I'm getting some grape vines to twist into hoops for swings, what is a good circumference to aim for? I don't want to make it too small.

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This is a willow hoop that my birds enjoy and I think is a good ‘hole’ size to budgie ratio.
I’d measure it, but they’re sleeping now.

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Thank you! that's very close to what I plan on making. I'll eyeball how tall Luna is and make it a bit bigger.
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Between 6 and 8" will be about the right diameter.
I have several of the grapevine wreath swings for my budgies.
They are great since the budgies both get to swing as well as chew on them.
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I always love seeing Julia's grapevine set up . They're not only functional for the budgies, but are appealing to the eye as well. Very artistic in shape.
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