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.
Attract hummingbirds to your garden with the right plants and food sources. It's important to use the right recipe for sugar water nectar (similar to the nectar found in many flowers) so the hummingbirds get the nutrition they need. These easy step-by-step instructions will get you started. #sponsored
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.
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!