Recipe for Homemade Hummingbird Nectar @howtoenjoyhummingbirds.com  Our hummingbirds won't eat store bought. : )

The hummingbird food sugar ratio is 1 part sugar to 4 parts water Here you'll learn to make hummingbird food, how to clean a feeder, when to change the

~Hummingbird food~ 4 cups water 1 cup sugar. Bring water to a boil, add sugar and stir until dissolved. Allow to cool. Once cooled fill feeder.

Yes yes yes~Hummingbird food~ 4 cups water & 1 cup sugar. Bring water to a boil, add sugar and stir until dissolved. Once cooled fill feeder.

butterfly feeder food

Butterflies like hummingbird food, watermelon, kiwi & oranges too. Place the fruit in the sugar water.

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 parts water Boil the water first, then measure and add sugar, at the rate of 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

Dried Bay Leaves - Make ants disappear, FOREVER! The absolute BEST was to get rid of ANTS!  Take a handful of dried bay leaves and grind them in a blender until they have turned to a fine powder.  Sprinkle anywhere you are having problems with ants. Indoors or out! I do this to keep the ants off of my hummingbird feeder. The best part is it works for months and will not kill the ants or other creatures, but makes them go away. Safe to use around pets and children...will have to try this.

Dried Bay Leaves - Makes ants disappear! Take a handful of dried bay leaves and grind them in a blender until they have turned to a fine powder. Sprinkle anywhere you are having problems with ants, indoors or out. Safe to use around pets and children.

Keeping Bees Away from a Hummingbird Feeder.    Note: The nectar recipe on this page is incorrect. The right ratio is 4 parts water to 1 part sugar.  4 cups of water with 1 cup of sugar.

Keeping Bees Out of a Hummingbird Feeder

Keeping Bees Away from a Hummingbird Feeder. Note: The nectar recipe on this page is incorrect. The right ratio is 4 parts water to 1 part sugar. 4 cups of water with 1 cup of sugar.

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