This super simple DIY Hummingbird Food Recipe uses TWO ingredients to make homemade nectar that will have the hummers stopping by your feeder all day long.
Hummingbirds are beautiful and fascinating creatures. They are also amazing pollinators, making them a commodity to any garden.
Hummingbird Nectar Recipe
The sugar helps provide them with plenty of energy while giving them all-important water.
1 cup of water ¼ cup of sugar You'll also need a Hummingbird feeder. to put your homemade nectar in.
HOW TO MAKE HUMMINGBIRD FOOD
Pour water and sugar into the saucepan and bring to a simmer. Stir well until all sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool before placing it into your hummingbird feeder.
Change out your nectar weekly. Each change, give your feeder a good cleaning as well. Never add food dye to your nectar.
HUMMINGBIRD FOOD TIPS
HOW TO STORE NECTAR
You can store leftover nectar in the fridge for up to two weeks. Be sure to watch for any signs of mold growth and discard them immediately.