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What Is the Ratio of Sugar to Water for Hummingbird Feeders?

by Alice Moon
When creating a solution for a hummingbird feeder, you should add 1 cup of white sugar to 4 cups of boiling water, then boil the mixture for two minutes. Allow the solution to cool, then fill your feeder. This ratio approximates the sugar content of flower nectar. Boiling the water extends the life ...

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