your own hummingbird nectar
Did you know that
commercially available hummingbird nectar isn't the healthiest
option for feeding the hummingbirds that visit your garden?
Commercial hummingbird nectar you buy at the store is dyed
red with synthetic dyes. So making your own nectar isn't just
a money-saving option, it is also best for the hummingbirds
To make your own
nectar, simply mix one part sugar with four parts water. Stir
well so sugar is fully disolved before pouring into the feeder.
You should change
the hummingbird feeder nectar 1-2 times per week to keep it
fresh for the birds. It will require changing more often in
warmer weather. Avoid placing hummingbird feeders in direct
sunlight to keep the nectar fresh longer.
are drawn to the color red, be sure that when you purchase
a humningbird feeder that it is red in color. A red hummingbird
feeder is enough to attract hummingbirds, rather than using
the red-dyed nectar.
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