How To: make your own Hummingbird Feeder for the garden, also with a recipe for the nectar to fill it with.

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10 Pergolas To Inspire Creativity and they probably cost a fortune, and how to get them from the store to my house? OY!! But I love Gazebos and Perabolas.

butterfly feeder: butterfly nectar, mix 4 parts water with 1 part sugar and boil for a few minutes until the sugar dissolves. Cool the nectar thoroughly before adding it to the feeder. Large batches can be made and stored in the fridge for 3-4 weeks

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❤ Hummingbird Nectar Recipe- Directions for making safe hummingbird food: 1.Mix 1 part sugar with 4 parts water and bring to a boil to kill any bacteria or mold present. 2.Cool and fill feeder. 3.Extra sugar water may be stored in a refrigerator. 4.Red dye should NEVER be added. Recipe courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution- Migratory Bird Center (original pin no longer clicks through)

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A List Of Long-Blooming Flowers for Hummingbirds (Note: They have fuchsias listed as an annual, but there are many, many varieties that are perennial too!)

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