Attract butterflies to your garden with a beautiful hanging butterfly feeder! Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers!.

How to Make a Homemade Butterfly Feeder

Attract butterflies to your garden with a beautiful hanging butterfly feeder! Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers!.

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

Keeping Bees Away from a Hummingbird Feeder.    Note: The nectar recipe on this page is incorrect. The right ratio is 4 parts water to 1 part sugar.  4 cups of water with 1 cup of sugar.

Use Mint Extract to Deter Wasps from Feeder

Keeping Bees Away from a Hummingbird Feeder. Note: The nectar recipe on this page is incorrect. The right ratio is 4 parts water to 1 part sugar. 4 cups of water with 1 cup of sugar.

Bring in the Butterflies • Tips, Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'gnowfglins', this great diy butterfly feeder.

Bring in the Butterflies

Bring in the Butterflies • Tips, Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'gnowfglins', this great diy butterfly feeder.

Make Your Own Hummingbird Food... includes how often to change due to weather temperatures.

Make Your Own Hummingbird Food... includes how often to change due to weather temperatures.

How to make hummingbird nectar for your feeder. Make sure you prepare it properly and keep the feeder clean to avoid the spread of disease.

How to Make Hummingbird Food & Choose a Feeder

How to make hummingbird nectar for your feeder. Make sure you prepare it properly and keep the feeder clean to avoid the spread of disease.

Feeding  Hummingbirds - Food      In nature, hummingbirds eat flower nectar for energy and bugs for protein.  Flower nectar is 21% to 23% sucrose - regular table sugar - so it is very easy and inexpensive to make.  Here is the recipe for making hummingbird nectar: ( Please go to their site for recipe) it is a simple recipe, they do have information on storing it etc.

Feeding Hummingbirds - Food In nature, hummingbirds eat flower nectar for energy and bugs for protein. Flower nectar is 21% to 23% sucrose - regular table sugar - so it is very easy and inexpensive to make. Here is the recipe for making hummingbird nectar: ( Please go to their site for recipe) it is a simple recipe, they do have information on storing it etc.

Hummingbird Food & Recipe:Boil 4parts water and 1part white sugar for 2min.  Clean feeder once a week.

Hummingbird Food & Recipe:Boil 4parts water and 1part white sugar for 2min. Clean feeder once a week.

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