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~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.

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Keeping Bees Out of the 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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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

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How to Make Hummingbird Food & Choose a Feeder

How to make hummingbird nectar for your feeder. Make sure you prepare it properly and keep the feeder clean to avoid the spread of disease.

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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.

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Attract Butterflies By Making A DIY Feeder in 6 Simple Steps

How to Attract #Butterflies in Your Garden By Making A DIY Feeder (

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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.

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Bring in the Butterflies

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

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