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

DIY hummingbird nectar is so easy to make and less expensive than store bought.

DIY Humming bird Nectar

deter whiteflies: 2 parts rubbing alcohol, 5 parts water, and 1 tablespoon liquid soap. Spray the mixture on the foliage of garden plants that are susceptible to these pests

Whiteflies

deter whiteflies: 2 parts rubbing alcohol, 5 parts water, and 1 tablespoon liquid soap. Spray the mixture on the foliage of garden plants that are susceptible to these pests

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.

michigan native flowers - backyard wildlife garden for buttefly, bee, moth, hummingbird, and oriole for sunny to partially shaded site

michigan native flowers - backyard wildlife garden for buttefly, bee, moth, hummingbird, and oriole for sunny to partially shaded site

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