Humming Bird Nectar

The Humming Birds are back and ready to eat.
 You can make your own nectar much cheaper than it can be purchased.
Humming Bird Nectar
  1. Boil 1 cup of water.
  2. Stir 1/4 cup of white granulated sugar into the 1 cup of heated water.
  3. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  4. Cool, fill your hummingbird feeder, and serve!   
  5. Any leftover nectar can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 weeks.

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6 Comments

  1. Oh good to know, my mother in law just gave me a humming bird feeder last week for on my new deck

  2. Hi Dawn. I am catching up with everyone. Blogger is not updating my friends posts. Grrrr. Love your WIWW shots. So fresh and pretty. I make literally, gallons of nectar. I feed the hummers, and orioles. I use a red plastic cup, my biggest pot, scoop my sugar, and always do 4 to 1. I cup sugar to 4 cups water. Store in outside fridge! LOVE the birdies!!

  3. Don’t you just love hummingbirds? They are so much fun to watch. I have my laptop set up by a window and right outside is a hummingbird feeder. I love it when they come to visit. Have a wonderful weekend!

  4. We have the same feeder; and you got a shot of one on the feeder, I was never fast enough!

    Have a great weekend!
    Jodi

  5. I also have the same feeder…and I make the nectar all summer long. I have never boiled the water though. I always heat it in the microwave!! It is time to get those feeders out…

    1. Jeanie my hummers are back two weeks early this year so mine is out for them. I use the microwave too when I’m in a hurry.

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