Hummingbird Food

To first attract hummingbirds, make the ratio of sugar to water 1 to 3. After the birds become regular customers, change the ratio to 1 to 4. Wash the hummingbird feeder every week.

What's needed

1 cup sugar

stove or heating element

4 cups water, preferably distilled

red food coloring

hummingbird feeder

Let's make it

Combine the sugar and water in a pot and boil for 2 minutes. Add enough red food coloring to make the solution a bright color. The hummingbirds are attracted to the color. Place the solution in a sugar-water feeder.


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