Make your own humming bird food. I use 2 cups water, 1/2 cup sugar, bring to a boil, when it's cool, add 3 drops of red food coloring. Love watching my little hummers! Have more visit during the summer but have a few resident ones during the winter so I keep the nectar out year round!

Make your own humming bird food. I use 2 cups water, 1/2 cup sugar, bring to a boil, when it's cool, add 3 drops of red food coloring. Love watching my little hummers! Have more visit during the summer but have a few resident ones during the winter so I keep the nectar out year round!

How to Attract & Care for Hummingbirds (Plants to Grow, Homemade Hummingbird Food) -- great project for kids.

How to Attract & Care for Hummingbirds (Includes Homemade Hummingbird Food)

Hummingbird Nectar Recipe  1 part sugar/4 parts water  Boil the water first, then measure and add sugar, at the rate of 1/4 cup of sugar to 1 cup of water.    Let cool and store excess in refrigerator until ready to use.    Do not add food coloring, honey (which ferments), or artificial sweetener, which has no nutritional value.  You will need to clean your feeder about once a week. According to the National Audubon Society

Hummingbird Nectar Recipe 1 part sugar/4 parts water Boil the water first, then measure and add sugar, at the rate of 1/4 cup of sugar to 1 cup of water. Let cool and store excess in refrigerator until ready to use. Do not add food coloring, honey (which ferments), or artificial sweetener, which has no nutritional value. You will need to clean your feeder about once a week. According to the National Audubon Society

Attract butterflies to your garden with a beautiful hanging butterfly feeder! Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers!.

How to Make a Homemade Butterfly Feeder

Attract butterflies to your garden with a beautiful hanging butterfly feeder! Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers!.

Hummingbirds can have difficulty using traditional bird baths. Create a hummingbird mister instead to give these little jewels a place to bathe and play.

Hummingbirds can have difficulty using traditional bird baths. Create a hummingbird mister instead to give these little jewels a place to bathe and play.

diy hummingbird food for feeder.  Heat in microwave for 1-2 min until sugar has been dissolved (liquid should be clear).  Let cool completely then pour in to feeder.

diy hummingbird food for feeder. Heat in microwave for 1-2 min until sugar has been dissolved (liquid should be clear). Let cool completely then pour in to feeder.

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