The hummingbird food recipe is made up of 1 part white granulated table sugar and  4 parts of regular tap water. This 1 to 4 ratio of sugar to water will closely resemble the nectar that hummingbirds get from flower blossoms.

The hummingbird food recipe is made up of 1 part white granulated table sugar and 4 parts of regular tap water. This 1 to 4 ratio of sugar to water will closely resemble the nectar that hummingbirds get from flower blossoms.

~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.

~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.

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 - 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.

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

How to make homemade hummingbird food to attract hummingbirds to your yard.

Homemade Hummingbird Food

This hanging hummingbird feeder is the perfect Tasting Room for your flying friends. These thoughtful gifts can be given with a bottle of wine to enjoy and then refill for your hummingbird friends. You provide your favorite empty wine bottle. This feeder allows you to recycle and reuse your wine bottles helping you save the environment one bottle at time. $16.99.

This hanging hummingbird feeder is the perfect Tasting Room for your flying friends. These thoughtful gifts can be given with a bottle of wine to enjoy and then refill for your hummingbird friends. You provide your favorite empty wine bottle. This feeder allows you to recycle and reuse your wine bottles helping you save the environment one bottle at time. $16.99.

Bring in the Butterflies • Tips, Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'gnowfglins', this great diy butterfly feeder.

Bring in the Butterflies

Bring in the Butterflies • Tips, Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'gnowfglins', this great diy butterfly 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.

Deterring Pests Around Hummingbird Feeders

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.

How to Attract #Butterflies in Your Garden By Making A DIY Feeder (https://brightnest.com/posts/attract-butterflies-by-making-a-diy-feeder-in-6-simple-steps)

Attract Butterflies By Making A DIY Feeder in 6 Simple Steps

How to Attract #Butterflies in Your Garden By Making A DIY Feeder (https://brightnest.com/posts/attract-butterflies-by-making-a-diy-feeder-in-6-simple-steps)

Feeding  Hummingbirds - Food      In nature, hummingbirds eat flower nectar for energy and bugs for protein.  Flower nectar is 21% to 23% sucrose - regular table sugar - so it is very easy and inexpensive to make.  Here is the recipe for making hummingbird nectar: ( Please go to their site for recipe) it is a simple recipe, they do have information on storing it etc.

Feeding Hummingbirds - Food In nature, hummingbirds eat flower nectar for energy and bugs for protein. Flower nectar is 21% to 23% sucrose - regular table sugar - so it is very easy and inexpensive to make. Here is the recipe for making hummingbird nectar: ( Please go to their site for recipe) it is a simple recipe, they do have information on storing it etc.

Hummingbird Food & Recipe:Boil 4parts water and 1part white sugar for 2min.  Clean feeder once a week.

Hummingbird Food & Recipe:Boil 4parts water and 1part white sugar for 2min. Clean feeder once a week.

Make Your Own Hummingbird Food... includes how often to change due to weather temperatures.

Make Your Own Hummingbird Food... includes how often to change due to weather temperatures.

hummingbird flowers attract | For convenience, many people simply purchase commercial nectar.

How to Attract Hummingbirds. Guaranteed tips to attract lots of hummers.

hummingbird flowers attract | For convenience, many people simply purchase commercial nectar.

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