Discover and save creative ideas
    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 ...

    What Is the Sugar-Water Mixture for a Hummingbird Feeder?

    • Sue Cowan

      Drown ants that make a beeline for your hummingbird nectar. How to make your own ant guards for feeders.

    • Love Old America Where Is She?

      Your hummingbird feeder offers the sugary, sweet nectar that hummingbirds seek relentlessly. The negative side of the equation is that ants love the stuff, too. These birds won�t sip from a feeder crawling with ants. Bug-infested feeders typically feature plenty of dead ant bodies floating in the sweet liquid, which is a nasty mess and a hummingbird turn-off. Keep the ants out of your feeder�s nectar to keep the birds frequenting your yard, where they belong.

    • Tammy Agnew West

      How to Make a Moat to Keep Ants Out of Hummingbird Feeders | eHow

    • Judy

      Hummingbirds can feed in peace if an ant moat is installed.

    • Joy Christian

      How to Make Your Own Hummingbird Feeder and Nectar | eHow

    • Stacey Cummings

      What Is the Sugar-Water Mixture for a Hummingbird Feeder?

    • Terry Hutto

      The Best Way to Keep Ants Out of the Hummingbird Feeder

    • Jami G

      Hummingbird Sugar Water Recipe |

    People also love

    Bird feeder

    Whether they're in your garden or in your home, ants are the worst! This simple recipe will help you kill the whole colony with just borax and sugar!

    Painted Screen Doors - what fun! For an outdoor kitchen or garden shed maybe? @ Jacque Cox

    Must remember this.... When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria on the surface. Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft....IT'S LIKE MAGIC!!!

    Hanging Teardrop Glass Terrarium

    Surfboard succulent planter

    rain barrel

    succulents everywhere

    Oprhys tenthredinifera - Wild orchids of Spain.

    White Bat Flower

    Angel gate-Sort of says it all

    Yellow roses mean friendship..

    Pink Cactus Flower

    Akebia Quinata..chocolate vine

    Another amazing orchid, the Dendrobium Helix.

    10 Painting Tips & Tricks You Never Knew (Part Two)


    33 OCD cleaning tips - leave things better than you found them types of tips.... So fantastic!!

    How to make this garden lamp out of pallet wood and a mason jar. Bollard style lamp posts are easy to make and costs pennies!

    Backyard signs of places you've traveled to. So cute.