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How-To-Make Home Made Humming Bird Nectar

Humming Birds fly north every spring and will be very hungry by the time they reach your yard. Here is an easy way to make an enticing treat for them at home, without using chemicals.

Despite all the chemicals listed on the packets one can get at garden and pet stores, hummingbird nectar should contain two ingredients: sugar and water. The ratio of water to sugar, actually, is two to one or:

2 cups water

1 cup sugar

Bring the water to an almost boil, and then stir in the sugar until it all dissolves. Leave the nectar out to cool before transferring it to the hummingbird feeders, or into a glass storage container for the fridge. It can be stored for about a week.


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