Hummingbird nectar is so easy to make.  Every year around May,  I get out the hummingbird feeder and fill it up with nectar because this is the time of year they start to return to …

Hummingbird nectar is so easy to make. Every year around May, I get out the hummingbird feeder and fill it up with nectar because this is the time of year they start to return to …

UPDATED Infographic: Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here's a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae. #garden #gardening

UPDATED Infographic: Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here's a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae. #garden #gardening

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

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